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In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, our faculty members are actively involved in their respective disciplines. Each year they publish numerous articles and books and present papers at state and national meetings.

Click on each of our faculty member's profiles below to learn more about their experience, publications, awards and contact information.

Department Chair

  • Dr. Ralph Belsterling

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Belsterling specializes in assessment, aural rehabilitation, amplification and hearing More


  • Dr. Barbara Bonfanti


    Dr. Bonfanti came to the Department of Communication Disorders after a 25-year career as a More

  • Nancy Carlino

    Assistant Professor

    Nancy Carlino spent the first 12 years of her career as a speech-language pathologist. She More

  • Dr. Denise Joseph

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Joseph lives in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, Pa., with her husband. They have three More

  • Dr. Samantha Procaccini

    Assistant Professor and Clinical Director

    Samantha Procaccini  CScD, CCC-SLP  is an assistant professor and the University Clinic More

  • Dr. Robert Skwarecki