Barbara B. Oppenheimer, MA, CCC-SLP

Barbara B. Oppenheimer, MA, CCC-SLP

Title
Clinical Associate Professor
Coordinator of Externship Placements
Email
boppen@bu.edu
Phone
617-358-0850
Education
B.A. Speech and Hearing Sciences and Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington
M.A. Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University, Evanston
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Courses Taught

  • SH737 Diagnosis and Evaluation in Speech Pathology
  • SH650 Healthcare Seminar
  • SH521 Phonetic Transcription
  • SH742 C Diagnostic Team

Scholarly and Practice Interests

  • Models for applying and teaching Evidence-based Practice to the diagnostic process in speech-language pathology.
  • Clinical Interests include assessment and treatment of childhood language, phonological and fluency disorders; assessment of learning disabilities. Specialize in evaluating internationally adopted children.

Selected Publications

Oppenheimer, B., Self, T. and Seiff, S. Integration of Clinical Practice and Research: Successful Curriculum Models ASHA Publication, 2006.

Selected Recent Presentations

“Application of Segmental and Whole-Word Phonological Analysis in Assessment: EBP Case  Study” with Maxine Van Doren Poster at ASHA Convention, Chicago, Illinois; November 2013.

Assessment of a Cochlear Implant User’s Intelligibility: EBP Case Study” with Laura Kasparian Poster at ASHA Convention, Atlanta, Georgia; November 2012.

The Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist on the Pediatric Medical Team” Invited speaker  to the Pediatric Medical Seminar, MGH for Children-Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA; August 2012.

The Psycholinguistic Model for Evaluating Children with Speech and Language Impairments” Invited speaker Harvard University Medical School Pediatric Psychiatry Fellow’s Interdisciplinary Seminar, Cambridge, MA; July 2012.

Evaluating Children with Speech and Language Impairments-Case Studies” Invited speaker Harvard University Medical School Pediatric Psychiatry Fellow’s Interdisciplinary Seminar, Cambridge, MA; August 2011.

Identifying Children with Speech and Language Impairments-Case Studies” Invited speaker to Case Study Seminar, MGH for Children-Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA; August 2011.

Improving Graduate Students’ Advanced Computer Search Strategies” Poster Presentation at ASHA Convention, Philadelphia, PA; November 2010.

Recent Professional Positions

  • Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology Team Leader, Newton-Wellesley Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital for Children. 2003 to 2013.
  • Speech-Language Pathology Consultant, Children’s Hospitals Boston, Neurology Foundation, Learning Disabilities Team. 2003 to 2010.

Licensing and Certification

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology: American Speech- Language & Hearing Association
  • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist: State of Massachusetts