Ali Lewandowski, MA, CCC-SLP joins the department as an assistant professor and director of the undergraduate program in Communication Science. Ali joins the department from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine's Department of Otolaryngology where she served as a voice specialized speech-language pathologist at the UPMC Voice Center. As an assistant professor and director of the undergraduate program, Ali's primary academic responsibilities will involve teaching in the undergraduate program, participation in clinical education through speech network supervision, and leadership of the department's undergraduate program in communication science. Ali has a strong passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion and established ties to the Pittsburgh region. She is also an alumni of the Pitt CSD program aiming to bring a unique perspective. These factors will be critical to strengthening high-school to college pipelines and pathway programs necessary for the re-envisioning of the undergraduate training experience in communication science at the University of Pittsburgh.
Department of Communication Science and Disorders