Lab Members


Dr. Jennifer Mozeiko, PI, is a CT licensed speech language pathologist, Assistant Professor, and researcher directing the Aphasia Rehab Lab.  After earning her BA, she worked at the Harvard School of Public Health, spent a year teaching English in Hong Kong, and then returned to Boston where she worked in e-commerce for several years before pursuing her interest in language disorders following brain injury.  She received her MA and PhD at UConn where she is now a faculty member.  Her research is focused on improving treatment and the quality of life of people with acquired brain injury.

Amanda Wadams, MA-SLP, doctoral student, Amanda Wadams is a CT licensed speech language pathologist who has spent the past few years working with adults in various settings across the country.  Amanda completed her MA at Cleveland State University and is currently enrolled as a doctoral student at the University of Connecticut to pursue her research interests.  Amanda’s research focuses on the relationship between cognitive functioning and language, especially in those with acquired brain injury.



Samantha Coulombe, MA student.  Samantha is the first AARF (Advancing Aphasia Research Fund) fellowship recipient.  She is currently working with Dr. Mozeiko on identifying the gaps in assessment and treatment for people with mild aphasia.


Sarah Arnett, Research Assistant. Sarah Arnett is a junior double majoring in Cognitive Science and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.  After completing her undergraduate education, she hopes to obtain a graduate degree in speech-language pathology and work as a clinician in a health care setting.


Kaleigh Frame, Research Assistant. Kaleigh is a junior double majoring in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and Spanish. Her goal is to work as a speech language pathologist working with bilingual patients in a medical setting.



Joanna Farrell, Research Assistant. Joanna is a sophomore majoring in Physiology and Neurobiology. Post graduation, her goal is to enroll in a physicians assistant program and eventually work in a hospital setting.




Shivani Padhi, Research Assistant. Shivani is a freshman majoring in Physiology and Neurobiology. Post graduation, her goal is to enroll in medical school and become a family care physician working in a hospital or clinical setting.

Lab Alumni  
Andrea Pascariello, SLP, Graduated with M.A., May 2019
Madison Thompson, Graduated with B.A., May 2019
Kaila Cote, Graduated with B.A., May 2019
Katherine Konishesky, SLP, Graduated with M.A., August 2018
Allison Finn,  Graduated with B.A., May 2018
Taylor Dubreuil,  Graduated with B.A., May, 2017
Shannon Hughes, SLP- Graduated with M.A., May, 2017
Erin Szymanski, Research Assistant. Graduated with B.A., May, 2017
Marilyn Richard, SLP-Graduated with M.A., May, 2014