Ellen Cohn

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Who is Ellen Cohn?

Ellen R. Cohn is an Associate Dean and associate professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, with a secondary faculty appointment at University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She is a faculty member of the McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine.

She received a BA from Douglass College of Rutgers University in 1974, MS from Vanderbilt University in 1975 and PhD from University of Pittsburgh in 1980.

Her research interests are in the areas of cleft palate, dentofacial and craniofacial disorders; clinical training in speech-language pathology; pharmacy-based and small group communication, and instructional and telerehabilitation based applications of electronic communication. She has done substantial work in supervision of clinicians who deliver speech-language therapy, and in Web site content development, including Web sites that seek to engage an international audience.

She has authored multiple distance education manuals, and co-authored, with radiologist M. Leon Skolnick Videofluroscopic Studies of Speech in Patients with Cleft Palate. Cohn is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and has contributed to Educause Quarterly: the IT Practitioners Journal, Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Journal of Speech-Language and Hearing Disorders, and Radiology. Cohn is the Founding Editor of the International Journal of Telerehabilitation, a peer reviewed Open Access journal published by the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh. Cohn is currently the Chair of the Telerehabilitation Special Interest Group of the American Telemedicine Association.

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on July 23, 2013


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