Our Center investigators have extensive expertise in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of aphasia.

Elizabeth Hoover – Boston University
Dr. Elizabeth Hoover’s research and practice focuses on socially oriented treatments for aphasia with a special emphasis on understanding the benefits of group treatments for individuals with aphasia.

Swathi Kiran – Boston University
Dr. Swathi Kiran has worked on developing effective, new intervention techniques for patients with aphasia. She has shown that following brain damage, language recovery can progress in a predictable manner and that generalization to untrained stimuli/modalities can be an expected outcome of theoretically motivated rehabilitation protocols