About Naomi Gurevich
Naomi Gurevich, PhD, CCC-SLP holds a Doctorate from the Linguistics Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Phonology, a clinical Masters in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Illinois, and a Masters in Teaching from the University of Washington in Seattle. She has lived in 6 countries and speaks 3.5 languages (ish). Prior to faculty positions in Communication Disorders, Dr. Gurevich worked as a language teacher, a tech consultant & webmaster, and a medical Speech Language Pathologist. Early research focused on technology and teaching and involved development of several online teaching sites of non-Western languages. Research in Phonology focused on functional considerations of phonetically conditioned sound substitutions with a landmark publication on “Lenition”. Research in CSD targets clinical measures of intelligibility in adult populations with dysarthria, acoustic properties of speech-sound disorders, and dysphagia management. Community service involves support for caregivers of people with Dementia.