University Profiles


Venugopal Balasubramanian, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

Department of Speech-Language Pathology


Co-edited 'The multidimensional nature of acquired neurogenic fluency disorders", Journal of Neurolinguistics

Areas of expertise and current research interests include the following: 

  • Use of cognitive models in the analyses of language production and comprehension in brain damaged adults
  • Study of efficacy of model-oriented treatments for aphasia
  • Exploratory cross-cultural research on reading and writing disorders following brain lesions
  • The role of right hemisphere in language processing
  • The neural bases of apraxia of speech and acquired neurogenic fluency disorders
  • Neurocognition of Bilingualism
  • Higher-level language processing in mild traumatic brain injury


  • Ph. D., State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Ph .D., University of Mysore, India
  • M. Sc., University of Mysore, India
  • M. A, Annamalai University, India

Academic Distinctions

  • Awarded Rotary Grants for University Teachers (2001)
  • Travel awards to participate in international conferences, University of Wisconsin-RF (1994-96)
  • Summer scholarship awarded by the Institute of Aphasia, Baylor University, Texas (1983)
  • Teaching/Graduate Assistantship awarded by the State University of New York (1981-84)
  • British Council Fellowship (Fall 1973)
  • Government of India Fellowship for graduate study in Speech and Hearing (1968-71)



Office Phone
(973) 275-2912


Office Location
Room 222B
McQuaid Hall


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