Leora Cherney, PhD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Leora Cherney

Leora Cherney, PhD

  • Senior Research Scientist, RIC
  • Professor, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

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Gender:
Female

Education, Residency and Internship

Education

1978
University of Cape Town, Cape Town (South Africa), BSc
1980
Northwestern University, MA
1990
Northwestern University, PhD

Honors & Awards

  • 2014 Honors of the Association, Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association. (The Honors of the Association is the highest award of the association and is presented in recognition of distinguished contributions to the professions and to those they serve.)
  • 2001 Fellow, American Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • 2001 Fellow, Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • 1994 Twenty-First Annual Distinguished Lecturer, St. Louis University

Publications

Cherney LR, Simmons-Mackie N, Raymer A, Armstrong E, Holland AL. Systematic Review of Communication Partner Training in Aphasia: Methodological Quality Intl J of Speech Language Path 2013; In press.

Cherney LR, Babbitt EM, Hurwitz R, Rogers LM, Wang X, Harvey RL, Parrish T, Stinear J. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and Aphasia: The Case of Mr C Topics in Stroke Rehabil. 2013;20(1).

Kiran S, Ansaldo A, Bastiaanse R, Cherney LR, Howard D,Faroqi-Shah Y, Meinzer M, Thompson CK. Neuroimaging in aphasia treatment research: Standards for establishing the effects of treatment NeuroImage. 2012;Oct 9. Available online. 

Cherney LR. Aphasia treatment: Intensity dose parameters and script training Intl J of Speech-Language Path. 2012;14 424-31.

Cherney LR, Harvey LR, Babbitt EM, Hurwitz R, Kaye RC, Lee JB, Small SL. Epidural cortical stimulation and aphasia therapy Aphasiology. 2012;26(9) 1192-1217

Cherney LR, Van Vuuren S. Telerehabilitation virtual therapists and acquired neurologic speech and language disorders Seminars in Speech and Language. 2012;33 243–258.

Cherney LR, Patterson JP, Raymer AS. Intensity of Aphasia Therapy: Evidence and Efficacy Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports. 2011;11(6) 560-569.

Cherney LR, Oehring AK, Whipple K, Rubenstein T. “Waiting on the Words”: Procedures and outcomes of a drama class for individuals with aphasia Seminars in Speech and Language. 2011;32 229-242.

Cherney LR, Halper AS, Kaye RC. Computer-based script training for aphasia: Emerging themes from post-treatment interviews J of Communication Disorders. 2011;44 493–501.

Cherney LR, Babbitt EM, Semik P, Heinemann AW. Psychometric Properties of the Communication Confidence Rating Scale for Aphasia (CCRSA): Phase 1 Topics in Stroke Rehab. 2011;18 352-360.

Babbitt EM, Heinemann AW, Semik P, Cherney LR. Psychometric Properties of the Communication Confidence Rating Scale for Aphasia (CCRSA): Phase 2 Aphasiology. 2011;25 727-735.

Cherney LR, Kaye RC, Hitch RS. The best of both worlds: Combining synchronous and asynchronous telepractice in the treatment of aphasia Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders. 2011;21(3) 83-93.

Cherney LR. Oral Reading for Language in Aphasia (ORLA): Impact of Aphasia Severity on Cross-Modal Outcomes in Chronic Nonfluent Aphasia.
Seminars in Speech-Language Pathology. 2010;31 42-51.

Cherney LR. Oral Reading for Language in Aphasia (ORLA): Evaluating the Efficacy of Computer-Delivered Therapy in Chronic Nonfluent Aphasia Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 2010;17(6) 423-431.

Holland AL, Halper AS, Cherney LR. Tell me your story: Analysis of Script topics selected by persons with aphasia Am J of Speech-Lang Path. 2010;19 198-203.

Cherney LR, Gardner P, Logemann JA, Newman LA, O’Neil-Pirozzi T, Roth CR, Solomon NP. The role of speech-language pathology and audiology in the optimal management of the service member returning from Iraq or Afghanistan with a blast-related head injury: Position of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Clinical Trials Research Group J of Head Trauma Rehab. 2010;25(3) 1-5.

Simmons-Mackie N, Raymer AS, Armstrong E, Holland AL, Cherney LR. Communication partner training in aphasia: A systematic review Arch Phys Med Rehab. 2010;91(12) 1814-1837.

Cherney LR, Erickson RK, Small SL. Epidural Cortical Stimulation as Adjunctive Treatment for Non-Fluent Aphasia: Preliminary Findings J of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 2010;81(9) 1014-1021.

Lee J, Fowler R, Rodney D, Cherney LR, Small SL. IMITATE: An intensive computer-based treatment for aphasia based on action observation and imitation Aphasiology. 2010;24(4) 449-465.

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