Emily Braun

Email: ejbraun@bu.edu

Education

M. S. in Speech, Language, and Learning (Concentration: Speech-Language Pathology), Northwestern University (2012)

B.A. in Linguistics (Minor: Spanish; Minor: Human Communication Sciences), Northwestern University (2010)

 

Credentials

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)

Speech-Language Pathologist state licensure in Massachusetts and Illinois

 

Research Interests

Psycholinguistic approaches to aphasia assessment 

Monolingual and bilingual aphasia rehabilitation

Neural correlates of aphasia recovery

 

Academic Profiles

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Current Projects

White Matter Connectivity

Neuroscience of the Everyday World

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Dekhtyar, M., Braun, E. J., Billot, A., Foo, L., & Kiran, S. Videoconference administration of the Western Aphasia Battery – Revised: Feasibility and Validity (2020). American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 673-687. DOI: 10.1044/2019_AJSLP-19-00023  

Conlon, E. L, Braun, E. J., Babbitt, E. M., & Cherney L. R. (2020).  Treatment fidelity procedures for an aphasia intervention within a randomized controlled trial: Design, Feasibility and Results. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 29, 412-424. DOI: 10.1044/2019_AJSLP-CAC48-18-0227  

Cherney, L. R., Braun, E. J., Lee, J. B., Kocherginsky, M., & van Vuuren, S. (2019). Optimizing recovery in aphasia: Learning following exposure to a single dose of computer-based script training. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 21, 448-458. DOI: 10.1080/17549507.2019.1661518 

 

Conference Presentations

Dekhtyar, M., Mukadam, N., Braun, E. J., Zheng, H., Genovese, A., & Kiran, S. (2020, November). C.H.A.T.: Communication through Health, Art and Technology, A support group for individuals with aphasia. Technical session proposal accepted at the Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA (Convention cancelled). 

Billot, A., Lai, S., Varkanitsa, M., Braun, E. J., Gu, Y., Bahrani, M., Bighetto, J., Rapp, B., Parrish, T. B., Caplan, D., Thompson, C. K., Betke, M., & Kiran, S. (2020, October). Predicting post-stroke aphasia recovery from multimodal neuroimaging data. Oral presentation at the 11th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation, Virtual. 

Gu, Y., Bahrani, M., Billot, A., Lai, S., Braun, E. J., Varkanitsa, M., Bighetto, J., Rapp, B., Parrish, T. B., Caplan, D., Thompson, C. K., Kiran, S., & Betke, M. (2020, June). A machine learning approach for predicting post-stroke aphasia recovery: A pilot study. Paper presented at PETRA ’20: The 13th PErvaseive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Conference (PETRA), Virtual. DOI: 10.1145/3389189.3389204

Braun, E. J.*, Billot, A., Kurani, A. S., Parrish, T. B., & Kiran, S. (2020, March). The relationship between white matter structural integrity and language performance in individuals with aphasia. Poster presented at Cognitive Neuroscience Society 2020 Annual Meeting, Virtual. 

Braun, E. J.*, Dekhtyar, M., Foo, L., Billot, A., & Kiran, S. (2019, November). Tele-assessment with the Western Aphasia Battery – Revised in adults with aphasia. One-hour talk presented at the Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.

Dekhtyar, M., Braun, E. J., Foo, L., & Kiran, S. (2019, May). Validating the Western Aphasia Battery – Revised through tele-assessment for individuals with aphasia. Talk presented at the 1st International Conference on Teleneurorehabilitation, Crotone, Italy.

Dekhtyar, M., Braun, E. J., Foo, L. Kiran, S. (2019, May). Validating the Western Aphasia Battery – Revised through tele-assessment for individuals with aphasia. Poster presented at the 49th Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Whitefish, Montana.

Conlon, E. L., Braun, E. J., Babbitt, E. M., & Cherney, L. R. (2018, June). Treatment Fidelity Procedures within a Randomized Controlled Trial: Design, Feasibility and Results. Poster presented the 48th Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Austin, TX.

Braun, E. J.*, Hurwitz, R., Kocherginsky, M., van Vuuren, S., & Cherney, L. R. (2017, June). Outcomes following computer-based script training in aphasia: Assessing generalization to conversation and maintenance. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Snowbird, UT. 

Braun, E. J., Babbitt, E. M., Larkin, E., & Cherney, L. R. (2017, March). A training module for developing proficiency in aphasia group facilitation. Poster presented at the Leadership Summit of Aphasia Access, Orlando, FL.

Braun, E. J., Kaye, R. C., & Cherney, L. R. (2017, March). Annual Aphasia Day: Lessons learned. Poster presented at the Leadership Summit of Aphasia Access, Orlando, FL. 

Braun, E. J.*, Lee, J. B., Kocherginsky, M., Fernandes, H., Hurwitz, R. C., Kording, K. P., van Vuuren, S., & Cherney, L. R. (2016, November). Script acquisition and maintenance in aphasia: The impact of one and two doses of treatment. Poster presented at the Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA. 

Lee, J. B., Braun, E. J.*, Fernandes, H., Hurwitz, R. C., Kording, K. P., van Vuuren, S., & Cherney, L. R. (2016, May). Learning in aphasia: The impact of a rest break during treatment. Poster presented at the 46th Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Charlottesville, VA.

Brady, S. L., Suiter, D., Armour, A., Birkinbine, S., Manypenny, C., Stambolis, V., Braun, E., & Leder, S. (2016, February). Yale Swallow Protocol with rehabilitation patients: Fourteen days of successful oral alimentation. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Dysphagia Research Society, Tucson, AZ. 

Brady, S. L., Suiter, D. M., Stambolis, V., Birkinbine, S., Armour, M., Braun, E. J., & Leder, S. B. (2015, March). Fourteen days of successful oral alimentation for rehabilitation patients based upon passing the Yale Swallow Protocol: Preliminary results. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Dysphagia Research Society, Chicago, IL.

 

*Presenting author