Jane Pimentel is an associate professor in the department of Communication Disorders, joining the department in fall 1999.
Dr. Pimentel earned two BS degrees in 1983 from Idaho State University; one in psychology and the other in speech pathology and audiology. She completed her MS in 1984 from Idaho State, and completed her PhD in 1993 from the University of Washington, Seattle. In addition to having national certification in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), she holds Board Certification in Adults from the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (BC-ANCDS).
Dr. Pimentel teaches courses in the area of neurogenic communication disorders including, communication neuroscience, aphasia, cognitive communicative disorders, motor speech disorders and anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism.
Her research interests include the use of context in treatment of individuals with dementia, discourse analysis in adult neurogenics and treatment outcomes.
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