Speech-Language Pathology Program


The SLP faculty and staff are certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association.

 Emily Diehm

Dr. Emily Diehm, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
B.S. University of Iowa
M.S. and Ph.D. Florida State University

Dr. Diehm's clinical and research interests include investigating the underlying cognitive, linguistic, and metalinguistic factors that contribute to oral language and literacy performance in preschool and early elementary-school students, predictors of future difficulty in literacy, and the development and and academic outcomes of children known to be at-risk for literacy difficulties, specifically children with comorbid speech and language disorders and those from low socioeconomic status backgrounds.

Office: HH2028
Oral and Written Language (OWL) Website: http://toledoowll.weebly.com 

 Mike Dillon  

Mr. Mike Dillon, M.A., CCC-SLP
Clinical Program Supervisor
B.S. Central Michigan University
M.A. University of Toledo

Mr. Dillon supervises off-campus practicum sites at SunBridge schools and the Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Center. He also supervises the DaZy Aphasia Centre, which meets in the UT Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. Mr. Dillon has practiced in a variety of settings, including early intervention programs, schools, adult and pediatric home health, and adult and pediatric inpatient/outpatient settings, in both Ohio and North Carolina. His teaching experience includes articulation and phonological disorders as well as augmentative and alternative communication.

Office: HH1240E

Rod Gabel

Dr. Rodney Gabel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRS-FD
Program Director
Director, Northwest Ohio Intensive Stuttering Clinics
BS and MS Bowling Green State University
Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University

Teaching interests are centered around the nature and treatment of stuttering and fluency disorders. Research interests are treatment outcomes of intensive therapy programs for stuttering and the psycho-social impact of stuttering. 

Office: HH2024


Mrs. Jennifer Glassman, M.A., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor
B.A and M.A. University of Toledo

Jennifer Glassman has been with the University of Toledo since 2007. Her research interests include holistic health and the effects of health of speech and language. She is currently completing her Ph.D. in Health Education. 

Office:  HH2032


Dr. Stephanie Hughes, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Associate Professor
B.A. University of Oregon
M.A. Central Michigan University
Ph.D. Bowling Green State University

Dr. Hughes' research focuses on the many ways in which individuals (and society in general) are affected by communication differences and disorders. She conducts research in the following areas: psychosocial aspects of stuttering, quality of life issues associated with communication disorders, effects of the therapeutic relationship on efficacy/effectiveness of therapy, and use of qualitative and mixed methods in communication disorders research.

Office: HH2020

Aileen Hunt

Ms. Aileen Hunt. M.A., CCC-SLP
B.S. Ashland University
M.A. University of Akron

Mrs. Hunt is a speech-language pathologist with over twenty-five years of experience in the field. Her areas of expertise include language and emergent literacy as well as the areas of evaluation and diagnosis.

Office: HH2030

C. Menezes

 Dr. Caroline Menezes, Ph.D., SLP
Associate Professor
B.S. and M.S. University of Madras, India
M.A. Ohio University
Ph.D. Ohio State University

Assistant professor with research interest in articulation of prosodic units in human speech. Her research includes the use of the  3-D ElectroMagnetoArticulograph system that records fine kinematic data of speech articulators including structures within the oral cavity like the tongue and lower jaw. Dr. Menezes’ research also looks at the phonetic correlates of emotion in speech including laughter, suspicion, sadness, happiness, and love.

Office: HH2026

 Lori Pakulski 2014

Dr. Lori Pakulski, Ph.D., CCC-A
B.S. Michigan State University
M.A., PhD. Bowling Green University

Dr. Pakulski is a pediatric audiologist with expertise in listening, spoken language development, and academic achievement of children with hearing loss. She has also studied the impact of noise on hearing and learning. Currently, she is directing a personnel preparation grant that focuses on training speech-language pathologists to work with children with hearing loss.

Office: HH2022

Lori Pakulski 2014

Mrs. Amy Remer, M.A., CCC-SLP
Lecturer, Clinic Coordinator
B.A., M.A. University of Toledo

Amy L. Remer, M.A., CCC-SLP is a lecturer in the Speech-Language Pathology Program in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences. She is currently serving as the Coordinator of the Speech-Language Hearing Clinic. Mrs. Remer is also a Clinical Supervisor for the Graduate Studies Consortium for Listening and Spoken Language. Mrs. Remer attended the University of Toledo, earning her Bachelors and Masters of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology.

Office: HH1240C

Administrative Assistants:

Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic:     Ann Sheidler     419-530-4439   annette.sheidler@utoledo.edu

Rehabilitation Sciences Department:  Becky Gwozdz  419-530-6670   becky.gwozdz@utoledo.edu

Mailing address:

University of Toledo
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
2801 W. Bancroft/MS119
Toledo, Ohio 43606 

Last Updated: 6/9/16