Margaret Greenwald

Margaret Greenwald

Associate Professor and PhD Coordinator
Speech-Language Pathology

313.577.0608

mgreenwald@wayne.edu

103 Prentis Building

Margaret Greenwald

Dr. Greenwald is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at Wayne State University. She is the Ph.D. Coordinator for the department. Dr. Greenwald also conducts research in adult acquired neurocognitive communication disorders, and supervises student research. She teaches graduate courses on aphasia and related neurocognitive disorders, neuromuscular speech disorders, and research methods, and an undergraduate course in speech-language pathology. She served as the Department Chair from 2014-2020. She directs the new CSD Leadership Association.

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  •  Adult neurogenic communication disorders.
  •  Cognitive neuropsychology.
  •  Stroke rehabilitation.

Research

Dr. Greenwald's scope of research includes the lexical-semantic aspects of language processing, acquired dyslexia, skilled motor behavior, and brain-behavior relationships.

Education

  • MA in Speech-Language Pathology, The University of Florida
  • PhD in Communicative Sciences and Disorders, The University of Florida
  • PostDoctoral Research Training in Cognitive Neuropsychology, The University of Maryland (Department of Neurology)
  • Licensed and Certified Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP)
  • Member, American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Member, Academy of Aphasia
  • Member, International Neuropsychological Society

Selected publications

PUBLICATIONS (Last 5 years)

Greenwald, M.L. & McCarney, C. (2016). Assessment and management of aphasia. In A. Johnson and B. Jacobson (Eds), Medical Speech-Language Pathology: A Practitioner’s Guide, 3rd Edition, Thieme.

 
Rangamani, G., Coppens, P., Greenwald, M.L., & Keintz, C. (2016). Collaborative methods for training evidence-based practice: the Triad model. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 43, 139-153.


Lu, C., & Greenwald, M. (2016). Reading and working memory in adults with or without formal musical training: Musical and lexical tone. Psychology of Music, 44(3), 369-387. DOI: 10.1177/0305735614568881. (Published online in 2015 ahead of print).

 
Greenwald, M.L. (2018). Wernicke’s aphasia: Auditory processing and comprehension. In A.M. Raymer & L.J.G. Rothi (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Aphasia and Language Disorders. New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199772391.013.5. (Published online in 2015 ahead of print).

Lu, C., Greenwald, M.L., Lin, Y., and Bowyer, S.M (2019). Reading musical notation versus English letters: Mapping brain activation with MEG. Psychology of Music, Volume 47 (2), 255-269. doi.org/10.1177/0305735617744886


Bowyer S.M., Biondo A., Funk B., Greenwald M., Lajiness-O’Neill R., Zillgitt A. (2019) Presurgical Localization of Language Regions and Their Networks. In: Supek S., Aine C. (eds) Magnetoencephalography. Springer, Cham.

 
Lu, C., Greenwald, M.L., Lin, Y., and Bowyer, S.M. (first published online November 25, 2019). Musical transposing versus sight-reading: Mapping brain activation with Magnetoencephalography (MEG). Psychology of Music. doi.org/10.1177/0305735619883692

 
Bowyer, S., Zillgitt, A., Greenwald, M.L. and Lajiness-O’Neill, R. (2020). Language mapping with MEG: An update on the current state of clinical research and practice with considerations for practical guidelines. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, 37: 554–563.

 
Greenwald, M.L. and Naperala, N. (in press). Research, Evidenced-Based Practice and Tests and Measurements. To appear in G.L. Lof and A.F. Johnson (Ed.), National Speech Language Pathology Examination Review & Study Guide, 2nd Edition. Evanston, IL: TherapyEd.
 

PRESENTATIONS - National and International (Last 5 years):

Davis, B., Lu, C., and Greenwald, M.L. (2017). What is normal? Normative data for healthy older adults learning new verbal material. The annual meeting of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Los Angeles, November.

Greenwald, M.L. (2017). Using reading in restitutive and substitutive remediation of severe nonfluent aphasia. The annual meeting of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Los Angeles, November.

Sun, X., and Greenwald, M.L. (2017). A systematic review of cross-modality and cross-linguistic semantic
assessment in aphasia. The annual meeting of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Los Angeles, November.

Greenwald, M.L. & Luo, Q. (2018). Clinical principles for interpreting auditory comprehension in aphasia: Task complexity and stimulus relatedness. The annual meeting of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Boston, November.

Greenwald, M.L. & Sun, X. (2018). An experimental study of gesture production and perception by American English and Chinese speakers. The annual meeting of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Boston, November.

Squires, E., & Greenwald, M.L. (2018). Overcoming barriers in doctor-patient communication: Perceptions of persons with aphasia. The annual meeting of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Boston, November.

Naperala, N., Woodard, J., & Greenwald, M.L. (2018). Dual-task performance in discourse. The annual meeting of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Boston, November.

Greenwald, M.L. & Ball, C. (2019). Conceptual action knowledge for learned procedures in aphasia. Presented to the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Orlando, November.

Greenwald, M.L. & Naperala, N. (2019). Measuring leadership development outcomes in CSD. Presented to the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Orlando, November.

PRESENTATIONS - State (Last 5 yars):

Meli, E., Manfre, J., Suntres, S. Atkinson, D., Meehan, M., Parrish, J., Lu, C., & Greenwald, M.L. (2016). Contrasting methods for training verbal names in healthy adults. Presented to the annual meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Grand Rapids, April.

Davis, B., Lu, C. and Greenwald, M.L. (2017). Normative learning data for healthy older adults performing a novel verbal task. Presented to the annual meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Lansing, March.

Greenwald, M.L. and Garza-Prisby, E. (2017). Treatment of severe nonfluent aphasia: Suppressing sentence fragments. Presented to the annual meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Lansing, March.

Greenwald, M.L., Harting, E., Ingraham, B., Meharg, B., Morrow, L., Narkun, J., Reidt, M., Strauss, A., and Tollefson, J. (2017). Factors affecting learning of visual-verbal associations in healthy volunteers. Presented to the annual meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Lansing, March.

Neal, J.W., Garrisi, L. and Greenwald, M.L. (2017). Functional treatment strategies for TBI rehabilitation. Presented to the annual meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Lansing, March.

Davis, B., and Greenwald, M.L. (2018). Neurogenic impairments in comprehension or expression of emotion after stroke: Considerations for aphasia intervention. Presented to annual meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan, March.

Naperala, N., Woodard, J. and Greenwald, M.L. (2018). Toward enhancing ecologically valid cognitive-linguistic assessment: Discourse processing & everyday behaviours. Presented to the annual meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan, March.

Neal, W. and Greenwald, M.L. (2018). The impact of awareness deficits on cognitive-communicative rehabilitation. Presented to the annual meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan, March.

Squires, E., and Greenwald, M.L. (2018). Communicative strategy use and perspectives in persons with aphasia. Presented to the annual meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan, March.

Davis, B., and Greenwald, M.L. (2019). Methods for measuring comprehension of emotion in stroke survivors.
Presented to annual meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, East Lansing, Michigan,
March.

Kniaz, F. and Greenwald, M.L. (2019). Normal effects of inhibitory versus facilitatory cues on verbal naming. Presented to the annual meeting of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association, East Lansing, Michigan, March.

Naperala, N. and Greenwald, M.L. (accepted 2020 meeting; poster session cancelled due to Covid). A lifespan development approach to evaluating discourse performance. Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Naperala, N., Bertucci, L., Osterhout, R. and Greenwald, M.L. (accepted 2020; poster session cancelled due to Covid). Student perceptions of counseling and job shadowing in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
 

 

 


 

 

Currently teaching

  •  SLP 7000 and SLP 7700      Research Methods in Communication Disorders
  •  SLP 7660      Neurology and Motor Speech Disorders
  •  SLP 7680      Acquired Cognitive-Linguistic Disorders in Adults
  •  SLP 8390      Doctoral Seminar
  •  SLP 5300      Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology