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Terry Douglas, Associate Professor, Department Chair
CCC-SLP; PhD - The University of Memphis; MS in Speech-Language Pathology - Alabama A & M University
Teaches: Anatomy of Speech & Hearing (UG), Adult Language Pathology (UG)

Terry Douglas, Professor, CMSD Dept Chair


Aieshea Banks, Assistant Professor, SLPA Coordinator

CCC-SLP; MA in Communicative Disorders – California State University, Fullerton
Teaches: Speech Language Pathology Assistant Fieldwork Course
Supervises: Autism Clinic

Aieshea Banks, CMSD Department


Janine Benner, Assistant Professor, Assistant Clinical Coordinator,
CCC-SLP; MA in Communicative Disorders - California State University Long Beach
Teaches: Issues in Public Schools (G),  (UG), Autism Spectrum Disorders (UG), Language Disorders (UG)
Supervises: Autism Clinic

Janine Benner, Communication Sciences and Disorders


Julia Hollister, Assistant Professor,
CCC-SLP BCFS; PhD in Speech and Hearing Science,University of Iowa; MS in Speech-Language Pathology -LLU; Board certified Fluency Specialist, ASHA, Supervises Fluency Clinic
Teaches: Fluency Disorders(UG & G),Communication Across the Lifespan (UG)

Christina Nobriga, Assistant Professor, NSSLHA Advisor
CCC-SLP; PhD - James Madison University; MS in Speech-Language Pathology - LLU
Teaches:  Voice Disorders (UG & G), Organic Speech Disorders (UG), Diagnostics Methods (UG), Swallowing Disorders (G)
Supervises: Voice and Swallowing Clinic

Christina Bratlund, Assistant Professor, CMSD Dept

Karen Mainess,  Assistant Professor, Graduate Program Director; Credential Advisor
CCC-SLP; PhD - Teachers College, Columbia University; MS in Speech-Language Pathology - LLU
Teaches: Research (G); Counseling in Comm. Disorders
Supervises: Literacy Summer Camp, Research Clinic: Behavioral Medicine Institute Clinic

Karen Mainess, Assistant Professor, CMSD Dept

Eric Reid, Assistant Professor
CCC-SLP; MS in Speech-Language Pathology - LLU
Teaches: Transcription Phonetics (UG), Bilingual and Bicultural Issues (UG), Instrumentation I & II (G)
Supervises: ESL/Accent Modification Clinic, Articulation/Phonology Clinic (for school age children)

Brian Sharp, Assistant Professor,
CCC-SLP; PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences – LLU; MS in Speech-Language Pathology - University of Redlands
Teaches: Seminar: Adult Language Disorders (G), Seminar: Motor Speech Disorders (G), Seminar: TBI (G), Seminar: Pediatric Swallowing Disorders
Supervises: Medical Fieldwork I, Medical Fieldwork II

Jennifer St. Clair, Assistant Professor, Clinical Coordinator;
CCC-SLP; MS in Speech-Language Pathology - LLU
Teaches: Speech Sound Disorders (UG & G), Clinical Methods (UG)
Supervises: Phonological Disorders Clinic, Literacy Summer Camp


Keith Wolgemuth,  Associate Professor,
CCC-A; PhD in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology; The University of Memphis; M.A., Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology - Memphis State University

Teaches: Aural Rehab (G); Intro to Audiology (UG), Hearing Science (UG)
Supervises: Aural Rehab Clinic, Intro to Aural Rehab (UG)

Diana Richie, Undergraduate Program Advisor, Graduate Program Assistant;
BA in Business Administration and Human Resources- California State University San Bernardino
Advises undergraduate students in meeting program requirements; responds to inquiries; interfaces with University Records Office, Student Finance or other offices on campus; oversees registration; assists graduate program director with accreditation and credential activities.

Diana Richie, CMSD Program Assistant

Contact Us

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
School of Allied Health Professions
Loma Linda University
Nichol Hall Room A506
Loma Linda Ca 92350

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is located on the ground floor of Nichol Hall.

Department phone: (909) 558-4998
Fax: (909) 558-4305