2007 Learning For Life Conference

Dr. Martha Burns, Ph.D. - 2007 Learning For Life Conference

Dr. Martha Burns, Ph.D.

Dr. Martha S. Burns has been a practicing speech language pathologist in the Chicago area for 35 years. She serves on the Faculty of Northwestern University, department of communication sciences and disorders, and on the medical staff of Evanston-Northwestern Hospital, both in Evanston, Illinois.

Dr. Burns has received honors from Northwestern University, Evanston Hospital Corporation, the American Speech Language Hearing Foundation and St. Xavier University.

Doody's Rating Service selected her book on Right Hemisphere Dysfunction published through Aspen Press as one of the best health sciences books of 1997. In addition to that book, Dr. Burns is the author of a book on aphasia and the test Burns Brief Inventory of Communication and Cognition published by The Psychological Corporation.

She has also published numerous articles on language development, language disorders, auditory processing disorders, and adult neurological disorders in professional journals.

Dr. Burns is currently serving as senior clinical specialist and Director of Professional Relations at Scientific Learning Corporation.

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