Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders



Jamie Mahurin Smith


Office Address: Fairchild Hall 215F
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Email: Contact Jamie Smith (jmsmit3)
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Dr. Smith teaches graduate-level research methods and pediatric dysphagia, and the undergraduate course in anatomy and physiology.
Research Interests:
Environmental variables that influence speech-language development
Strategies for feeding intervention in breastfeeding dyads
Higher-level semantic and syntactic skills in school-age children
Ph.D., Speech and Hearing Science
University of Illinois
May 2010
Dissertation: The Impact of Prematurity on Language Skills at School Age

M.A., Speech-Language Pathology
University of Illinois
January 1995

B.A., English and Comparative Literature
Northwestern University
June 1991