Elizabeth Hoover, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS(A)

Elizabeth Hoover, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS(A)

Title
Clinical Assistant Professor
Clinical Director, Aphasia Resource Center
Email
ehoover@bu.edu
Phone
617-353-8967
Education
PhD, Boston University School of Medicine
M.S., California State University, Hayward
BA, University of California, Los Angeles
Website or Lab
Aphasia Resource Center
CV
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Courses Taught

  • SH 547 Introduction to Clinical Process
  • SH 740 Introduction to Clinical Practicum
  • SH 548 Introduction to Language Disorders Across the Lifespan

Scholarly and Practice Interests

Adult neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders with a special emphasis on Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury and Parkinson’s disease.

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Hoover, E. (2013). Integrating the iPad into a Comprehensive Aphasia Treatment Program. Seminar in Holland, A. Cutting Edge Approaches to Aphasia Management, SpeechPathology.Com.
  • Elman, R., & Hoover, E. (2013). Integrating Communication Support into Aphasia Group Treatment in Simmons-Mackie, N., King, J., & Beukelman, D. (eds) Supporting Communication for Adults with Acute and Chronic Aphasia, Brookes: Baltimore, MD
  • Hoover, E., Waters, G., Caplan, D., Carney, A. (2013). An Intensive Interdisciplinary Treatment Program for Individuals with Aphasia. Poster presentation at Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Tuscon, AZ
  • Hoover, E., Waters, G., Caplan, D., Carney, A. (2012). An Intensive Interdisciplinary Treatment Program for Individuals with Aphasia. Platform presentation at American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA
  • Levy J., Hoover, E., Waters, G., Kiran, W., Caplan, D., Berardino, A., Sandberg, C. (2012)Effects of Syntactic Complexity, Semantic Reversibility, and Explicitness on Discourse Comprehension in Persons With Aphasia and in Healthy Controls. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology Vol.21 S154-S165
  • Hoover, EL, Waters, GW, Levy, J., Kiran, S, Caplan, D. (2011) Effects of Syntactic Complexity in Discourse Comprehension. Platform presentation at Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Seminar presentation at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, San Diego,CA
  • Hoover, E.L., Kaplan, J.H. (2009).  Starting an Aphasia Center in an Academic Setting:  A Review of the First Years.  Seminar presentation at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA
  • Hoover, E.L., Ellis, T., Rork-DeAngelis, T., Thomas, C., Tickle-Degnen, L., Matthies, M, Saint-Hilaire, M. (2009)  A Community Wellness Program for Individuals with Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease.  Poster presentation at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, New Orleans LA.
  • Hoover, E., Ellis, T., Mathies, M., Tickle-Degnen, L., (2007) An Evidenced-Based Interdisciplinary Approach for Self-Management of Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease. Mini-seminar presented at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.
  • Hoover, E., DeDe, G.. (2007). An Innovative Approach to Discourse Production in Stressful Speaking Environments. Poster presentation at the Living With Aphasia Conference, Toronto,, 2007
  • DeDe, G., Hoover, E. (2007) Treatment of Discourse Production in Stressful Speaking Environments. Poster presentation at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.
  • Rubin Group. Predictors of Outcome and Effects of Psychoactive Medications in Prolonged Posttraumatic Disorders of Consciousness: A Multicenter Study. Archives of PM&R 2004
  • Bendix, K., Hoover, E.L., Katz, D., & Parkinson, D. An Interdisciplinary Approach for the Patient who is Slow to Recover. Presented at the American Physical Therapy Association, Boston 2002.
  • Bendix, K., Hoover, E.L., & Parkinson, D. Management of the Confused Patient. Presented at the American Physical Therapy Association, Boston 2002.
  • Hoover, E.L., Katz, D., O’Donnell, L. Quantitative Assessment as a tool in managing the slow to recover patient. Presented at the 21st Annual Neurorehabilitation Conference on Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke. Oct. 2000
  • Hoover, E.L., Litwack, A.B., Leavell, C., Katz, D. Encoding Strategies in TBI and Right Hemisphere Disorders. Poster presentation at the American Speech Language and Hearing Convention Fall 1999
  • Hoover, E.L. (1997) Modified Cooperative Group Treatment for Individuals with Moderate Aphasia in Avent, JR (ed) Manual of Cooperative Group Treatment for Aphasia, Butterworth and Heinemann, Boston: MA

Licensing and Certification

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech Language and Hearing Association (CCC-SLP)
  • Board Certified in Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Academy of Neurogenic Communication Disorders and Sciences (BC-ANCDS(A))
  • Massachusetts State License in Speech-Language Pathology

Professional

  • Member, American Speech, Language and Hearing Association
  • Member, Academy of Neurogenic Communication Disorders and Sciences