Meet our team

Director / Principle Investigator

Karen W Hegland

Karen W Hegland

Associate Professor And Director Of The Master’s Of Arts Degree In Communication Sciences & Disorders Program
Department: HP-SLP LANG & HEARING SCI
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100174
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Certifications:
  • CCC-SLP
    ASHA
Publications:
Grants:
  • Aug 2017 ACTIVE
    Mechanisms of airway protection dysfunction in Parkinson's disease
    NATL INST OF HLTH NICHD · Principal Investigator
  • Apr 2017 ACTIVE
    Delineating Physiologic Mechanisms of Swallowing impairment and Decline in ALS
    NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS · Co-Investigator
  • Sep 2016 ACTIVE
    Functional mapping of peripheral and central circuits for airway protection and breathing
    NATL INST OF HLTH OD · Co-Investigator
  • Jul 2016 – Jun 2020
    Novel Management of Airway Protection in Parkinson's disease: A clinical trial
    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY · Principal Investigator
  • Aug 2015 – Jun 2021
    CTSI Institutional Support
    UF DIV OF SPONSORED RES MATCHING FUNDS · Project Manager
  • Apr 2015 – Mar 2018
    Airway protection deficits according to stimulus type in PD
    NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCD · Principal Investigator
  • Jul 2007 – Aug 2016
    Clinical and Translational Science Institute
    UF RESEARCH FOU · Project Manager

Research Coordinator

Graduate Students

Yuhan Mou

Yuhan Mou

GRADUATE AST-T
Department: LS-DIAL CENTER-GENERAL
Mailing Address:
PO Box 112032
402 ROLFS HALL DIAL CTR
GAINESVILLE FL 32611
Physical Address:
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Alycia R Rivet

Alycia R Rivet

GRADUATE AST-R
Department: HP-REHAB SCI DOCTORAL PROGRAM
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100154
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
ROOM DG-130
1395 CENTER DRIVE
GAINESVILLE FL 32601
Michela J Mir

Michela J Mir

GRADUATE AST-R
Department: HP-REHAB SCI DOCTORAL PROGRAM
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100174
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Bryn Taylor

Bryn Taylor

GRADUATE AST-R
Department: HP-REHAB SCI DOCTORAL PROGRAM
Mailing Address:
PO BOX 100174
DEPARTMENT OF SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND HEARING SCIENCES
GAINESVILLE FL 32610-0174
Alyssa A Terry

Alyssa A Terry

GRADUATE AST-G
Department: HP-SLP LANG & HEARING SCI
Mailing Address:
PO BOX 100174
DEPARTMENT OF SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND HEARING SCIENCES
GAINESVILLE FL 32610-0174
Frances M Smith-Sherry

Frances M Smith-Sherry

Speech-Language Pathologist-NE