Pélagie M Beeson
Neurology, University of Arizona
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and Department of Neurology
Pélagie (Pagie) Beeson is an Associate Professor at the University of Arizona, with joint appointments in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and the Department of Neurology. Her clinical and research interests include the study of the cognitive processes and neural substrates that support spoken and written language, as well as the nature and treatment of acquired impairments of language. Her research is funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD). She conducts behavioral assessment and treatment of language disorders associated with stroke, as well as progressive aphasia. Her behavioral research is complemented by lesion localization studies and the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging to study language. Dr. Beeson is the author of many scientific papers and scholarly chapters regarding aphasia, alexia, and agraphia. She is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
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