Diane Walsh

Professor of Practice III - Behavioral and Brain Sciences
 
972-883-3610
CRA 12.119S
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Professional Preparation

M.S. - Communication Disorders
University of Texas at Dallas - 2004
B.A. - Speech and Hearing Sciences
University of New Mexico - 2002

Research Areas

Research Interests
Research interests include:
  • Neurogenic language and speech motor disorders in adults
  • Discourse production in aphasia and right hemisphere dysfunction
  • Collective memory and identify in Holocaust survivors and American veterans of World War II

Publications

Ulatowska, H., Reyes, B., Olea-Santos, T., Garst, D., Vernon, J. & McArthur, J. (in-press) Personal narratives in aphasia: Understanding narrative competence. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. forthcoming - Publication
Ulatowska, H., Reyes, B., Olea-Santos, T., Garst, D., Vernon, J., Mak, K, & Graham, K. (accepted). Production and comprehension in aphasia: Gains and pitfalls in using macrostructure tasks in Aesop's fables. International Journal of Speech Language Pathology. forthcoming - Publication
Joglar, J., Nguyen, C., Garst, D., & Katz, W. (accepted) Safety of electromagnetic articulography (EMA) in patients with pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. ? - Publication
McNeil, M.R., Katz, W.F., Fossett, T.R.D., Doyle, P., Szuminsky, N., Garst, D., & Carter, G. (In preparation) Effects of a visual kinematic and auditory feedback treatment for apraxia of speech. ? - Publication
Katz, W., McNeil, M. & Garst, D (2010). Treating apraxia of speech (AOS) with EMA-supplied visual augmented feedback. Aphasiology, 24, 826-837. 2010 - Publication
McNeil, M., Katz, W., Fossett, T., Garst, D., Szuminsky, N., Carter, G., & Lim, K. (2010). Effects of on-line augmented kinematic and perceptual feedback on treatment of speech movement in apraxia of speech. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 62, 127-33. 2010 - Publication
Katz, W., Garst, D., & Levitt, J. (2008). The role of prosody in a case of foreign accent syndrome. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 22(7): 537-566. 2008 - Publication
Garst, D., & Katz, W. (2006, Aug. 15). Foreign accent syndrome. The ASHA Leader, 11 (10), 10-11, 31. 2006 - Publication

Projects

Search for Identity in Child Survivors of the Holocaust. Using the War: Changing Memories of World War Two
2005–2005 Garst, D., Oral History Society Conference: London.
Adult Perspectives of Childhood Holocaust Experience
2003–2003 Garst, D., A Review of Written Narrative International Conference of Reminiscence and Life Review: Vancouver, BC.
On-line visual and kinematic feedback in a sound production treatment
2008–2008 Fossett, T.R.D., McNeil, M.R., Katz, W.F., Garst, D., Doyle, P., Szuminsky, N., Carter, G.,Conference on Motor Speech: Monterey, CA.
The role of prosody in the foreign accent syndrome: A single-subject study
2007–2007 Garst, D., Levitt, J., Katz, W., Acoustical Society of America Conference: Salt Lake City, UT.
Effects of visually augmented kinematic feedback with constant practice for the treatment of apraxia of speech: A single-subject experiment
2007–2007 McNeil, M., Fossett, T.R.D., Katz, W, Garst, D., Carter, G., Szuminsky, & Doyle, P., 37th Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Scottsdale, AZ.

Additional Information

LICENSURE
  • American Speech Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competency #12067422, Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders: Special Interest Division 2
  • Texas State Speech Language Pathology License #101960
EXPERIENCE
  • Professor of Practice III Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing. School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas. (2020-present)
  • Senior Lecturer III Communication Disorders, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas. (2015-2020) 
  • Senior Lecturer II Communication Disorders, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas. (2013-2015)
  • Clinical Lecturer Communication Disorders, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas. (2009-2013)
  • Research Coordinator, Veteran Administration Merit Award, Dallas VA Research Corporation. “Biofeedback treatment of apraxia of speech following stroke.” (2005-2008)
  • Speech Language Pathology Clinical Fellow, Digame Speech and Language Consultants, Alamogordo, New Mexico, 2004-2005.
  • Research Assistant, Center for BrainHealth, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2003-2004.
HONORS
  • ASHA Continuing Education Ace Award, 2017, 2014, 2011, 2008
  • ASHFoundation 2003 Graduate Student Scholarship
  • Regents' Scholar University of New Mexico (1998-2002)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key Honor Societies