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James Dembowski Ph.D. CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor

EDUCATION

1975 Bachelor in Speech-Language Pathology - Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

1988 Master of Science in Communication Disorders - University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX

1998 Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Disorders - University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

BOARD CERTIFICATION/ LICENSURE

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); Special Interest Division 04 (Fluency)
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)
  • 1989 Texas State License in Speech-Language Pathology
  • 1979 Teacher Certification, English and Speech Arts, Georgian Court College, Lakewood, NJ

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Voice Disorders
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Speech Science
  • Acoustinc phonetics

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Dembowski, James.  Acoustic analysis of neurogenic speech and language disorders.  Paper presented at the 33rd Conference and Annual Meeting, Texas Society for Allied Health Professions, University of Texas - Pan American, Edinburg, TX, 23 September 2010.

Bolinger, Christopher & Dembowski, James.  Articulation issues in children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome compared to children with typical development (Abstract).  J. Population Therapeutics & Clinical Pharmacology, 17 (2), Summer 2010, e289.

Koul, Rajinder & Dembowski, James (2010).  Synthetic speech perception in individuals with intellectual and communicative disabilities.  In John Mullennix & Steven Stern (Eds), Computer Synthesized Speech Technologies:  Tools for Aiding Impairment (pp. 177-187).  Hershey, NY:  Medical Information Science Reference.

Dembowski, James & Aoyama, Katsura (2009).  Acoustic and kinematic patterns of Japanese stop consonants.  Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Congress on Sound and Vibration, 05 -09 July 2009, Krakow, Poland.

Dembowski, James (2009).  Available studies fail to disambiguate contributions of language modality constraint and treatment intensity to effects of constraint-induced language therapy.  Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention, 3:2, 72-78.

Dembowski, James (2009).  Acoustic changes associated with transgender speech therapy: a case study.  J. Acoustical Society of America, 126, 2163 (A).

Dembowski, James (2009).  The transgendered voice:  beyond the pitch change.  Acoustical Society of America 158th Meeting Lay Language Papers.  Online publication:  http://www.acoustics.org/press/158th/dembowski.htm

Dembowski, James (in-press). Available studies fail to disambiguate contributions of language modality constraint and treatment intensity to effects of constraint-induced language therapy. Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention.

Dembowski, James (2008). Speech science in the clinic: Waveforms enough and time. TEJAS: Texas Journal of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, 31, 71-77.

Dembowski, James (2008). Speech-language pathologists respond to psychosocial aspects of aphasia with varying degrees of clinical attention.  Journal of Evidence Based Communication Assessment and Intervention. 2:2, 63-66.

Koul, Rajinder & Dembowski, James (in-press). Synthetic speech perception in individuals with disabilities. In Computer Synthesized Speech Technologies: Tools for Aiding Impairment.

Bogschutz, Renee & Dembowski, James. Sopping and shopping for topping: Paraphasic or apraxic errors. Texas Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Convention. Austin, TX. April 2-4, 2009.

Lescher, Troy & Dembowski, James. Professional speakers and SLPs: A model for cooperation. Texas Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Austin, TX, April 2-4, 2009.

Dembowski, James. Gendered voice patterns and technologies for changing gendered voice. Gender and technology session V. Southwest Texas/ Popular Culture/ American Culture Association meeting, Albuquerque, NM, February 25-28, 2009.

Dembowski, James & Bogschutz, Renee. Integrating instrumentation into traditional voice therapy. Seminar 2450, American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) meeting, Chicago, IL, November 20-22, 2008.

Dembowski, James & Aoyama, Katsura. Acoustic differences in Japanese and English velar stops. Poster presentation 1280-244. American Speech Language Hearing Association (AHSA) meeting, Chicago, IL. November 20-22, 2008.

Dembowski, James. Stroke and the four letter word: Talk. Invited clinical seminar, University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, Dallas, TX. September 11, 2008.

Dembowski, James. Speech pathology applications of phonology. Invited linguistics seminar, University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, Dallas, TX. September 11, 2008.

Dembowski, James & Bogschutz, Renee.  Easy ways to integrate common instrumentation into traditional voice therapy.  Texas Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX, 21-23 February 2008.

Dembowski, James (2007).  The apraxia dilemma.  Tejas: Texas Journal of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, 30, 58 – 63.

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