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 conducts research in aphasia and other adult acquired neurocognitive disorders, and supervises student research. She teaches graduate courses on aphasia and related neurocognitive disorders, neuromuscular speech disorders, and research methods. She also teaches an undergraduate course in speech-language pathology. She served as the CSD Department Chair from 2014-2020. She is the current PhD Coordinator, and the director of 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

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

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. 

 
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. 


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 (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., 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. (2021). Research, Evidenced-Based Practice and Tests and Measurements. In G.L. Lof and A.F. Johnson (Ed.), National Speech Language Pathology Examination Review & Study Guide, 2nd Edition (pp. 109-117). Evanston, IL: TherapyEd.

 

Lu, C., Greenwald, M.L., Lin, Y., and Bowyer, S.M. (2021). Musical transposing versus sight-reading: Mapping brain activation with Magnetoencephalography (MEG). Psychology of Music, 49(3) 581–599. doi.org/10.1177/0305735619883692

 

Lu, C., Greenwald, M.L., Lin, Y., and Bowyer, S.M. (2022). Music, math and working memory: Magnetoencephalography mapping of brain activation in musicians. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,16:866256. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2022.866256
 

 


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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