Julia Hollister, PhD CCC-SLP BCFS

Assistant Professor 

Dr. Hollister is a full-time Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program. Her teaching and research interests focus on child and adult fluency disorders, human resiliency, and child language. Dr. Hollister has been working as a speech language pathologist for15 years, with experience working in inpatient and outpatient medical settings and private practice. She is an ASHA specialist in fluency disorders and supervises a fluency clinic through Loma Linda University’s CMSD department.

Dr. Hollister is involved in course instruction at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels and also assists with student research projects. She is a portfolio director for the American Speech and Hearing Association’s Fluency and Fluency Disorders Certification Board, a member of the LLU Spiritual Life and Wholeness Committee, and is the chair of LLU’s School of Allied Health Professions Spiritual Life and Wholeness Committee.  

Education

  • PhD, Speech and Hearing Science, University of Iowa
  • MSc, Speech Language Pathology, Loma Linda University
  • BSc, Elementary Education, Walla Walla Collage

Professional Certificates

  • 2015 - Certificate of Specialty Recognition in Fluency Disorders, Specialty Commission on Fluency Disorders, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • 2015 - Graduate Certificate in College Teaching, University of Iowa.
  • 2013 - International Reaching In Reaching Out Preschool Resiliency Program Trainer certification
  • 2007 - Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, #12113895
  • 2007 - License in Speech Pathology, State of California, #16195

Research Experience

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS:
  • November 2017 - Stuttering Support Organizations and Cognitive/Affective Change in Adolescents who Stutter: A Qualitative Analysis. Poster presentation at the ASHA convention, Los Angeles, 2017. Participants: Julia Hollister Hope Gerlach, Lee Caggiano, and Patricia Zebrowski
  • November 2017 - The Utility of a Stuttering Support Organization Convention for Youth Who Stutter: A Quantitative Investigation. Poster presentation at the ASHA convention, Los Angeles, 2017. Participants: Hope Gerlach, Julia Hollister , Lee Caggiano, and Patricia Zebrowski
  • March, 2017 - Fostering Resilience in Children Who Stutter: What Could/Should SLPs do? 90-minute oral presentation at the California Speech and Hearing Convention. Pasadena, CA, 2017. Participants: Julia Hollister.
  • November 2016 - Hot and Cold Effortful Control Abilities of School-Age Children who Stutter. Research Poster presentation at the ASHA convention, Philadelphia, 2016. Participants: Julia Hollister & Patricia Zebrowski.
  • Nov. 2015 - Effortful control and adaptive functioning in school-age children who stutter. Research Poster presentation at the ASHA convention, Denver, 2015. Participants: Julia Hollister & Patricia Zebrowski.
  • July 2015 - What are families’ best hopes and are they realized? Research Paper presented at the International Fluency Association’s 8th World Congress on Fluency Disorders. Lisbon, Portugal. Participants: Alison Berquez, Naomi Hertsberg, Julia Hollister, & Patricia Zebrowski.
  • November 2014 - Intensive therapy for children who stutter: Effectiveness. Research Technical talk at the ASHA convention, Orlando, 2014. Presenters: Sharon Millard, Bryan Brown, Naomi Hertsberg, Julia Hollister & Patricia Zebrowski.
  • July 2014 - The Impact of grammatical development on stalls and revisions in children who persist and recover from stuttering. Research Poster presentation at the Oxford Dysfluency Conference, UK. Participants: Julia Hollister, Amanda Van Horn & Patricia Zebrowski.
  • July 2014 - Perspectives on therapeutic progress: 11-14 year-olds’ reflections. Research Poster presentation at the Oxford Dysfluency Conference, UK. Participants: Naomi Hertsberg Julia Hollister, Patricia Zebrowski, Alison Berquez & Sharon Millard.
  • July 2014 - What do children who stutter and their parents expect from therapy? Research Paper presentation at the Oxford Dysfluency Conference, UK. Presenters: Alison Berquez, Naomi. Hertsberg, Julia Hollister, Patricia Zebrowski & Sharon Millard.
  • July 2014 - Practice based evidence: An integrated therapy approach for children who stutter. Research Paper presentation at the Oxford Dysfluency Conference, UK. Presenters: Sharon Millard, Bryan Brown, Naomi. Hertsberg, Julia Hollister, & Patricia Zebrowski.
  • May 2014 - Prosodic variability in the speech of children who stutter. Research Technical talk at the Acoustical Society of America Spring Convention, Boston, 2014. Presenters: Timothy Arbisi-Kelm, Julia Hollister, Patricia Zebrowski & Julia Gupta.
  • November 2013 - The effects of grammatical development on disfluencies in children who persist and recover from stuttering. Research Technical talk at the ASHA Convention, Chicago, 2013. Participants: Julia Hollister, Amanda Van Horn & Patricia Zebrowski.
  • November 2013 - Enhancing the development of early literacy skills in ESL preschoolers. Research Poster presentation at the ASHA Convention, Chicago, 2013. Participants: Julia Hollister Patricia Zebrowski & Linda Louko.
  • November 2012 - Dissociations within and across linguistic and motor domains in children who stutter. Research Poster presentation at the ASHA convention, Atlanta, 2012. Participants: Julia Hollister, Anke Alpermann & Patricia Zebrowski.

PUBLICATIONS:

Peer Reviewed Publications
  • Hollister, J., Owen Van Horne, A., & Zebrowski, P. (2017). The Relationship Between Grammatical Development and Disfluencies in Preschool Children Who Stutter and Those Who Recover. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology. 26; 44-56. doi:10.1044/2016_AJSLP-15-0022
  • Berquez, A., Hertsberg, N., Hollister, J., Zebrowski, P. (2015). What do children who stutter and their parents expect from therapy and are their hopes aligned? Proceedings of the 10th Oxford Dysfluency Convergence. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences (195; pp. 25-36), Oxford, United Kingdom.
Abstracts in Peer Reviewed Publications:
  • Hollister, J., Owen Van Horne, A., & Zebrowski, P. (2015) The Impact of grammatical development on stalls and revisions in children who persist and recover from stuttering. Proceedings of the 10th Oxford Dysfluency Convergence. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 195, 346. Oxford, United Kingdom.
  • Hertsberg, N., Hollister, J., Zebrowski, P., Berquez, A., & Millard, S. (2015). Perspectives on therapeutic progress: 11-14 year-olds’ reflections. Proceedings of the 10th Oxford Dysfluency Convergence. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 195, 344, Oxford, United Kingdom.
  • Arbisi-Kelm, T., Hollister, J., Zebrowski, P., & Gupta, J. (2014). Prosodic variability in the speech of children who stutter. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135, 2839