Faculty and Staff

Degrees

Ph.D., Speech-Language Pathology (2014)
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

M.A., Speech-Language Pathology (2012)
University of Florida,Gainesville, Florida

B.S., Psychology with Minors in Religion and Classical Studies (2009)
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Licensure and Certification

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (2014)
American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)

Speech-Language Pathologist State License (2014)
State of Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance

Credentials
  • Ph.D., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Florida
  • M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Florida
  • B.S., Psychology with Minors in Religion and Classical Studies, University of Florida
  • CCC-SLP

Understanding semantic memory, especially the representation of abstract concepts such as love and justice.

Improving treatments for cognitive linguistic deficits in dementia.

Publications

Troche J., Crutch S., & Reilly J. (2014). Clustering, hierarchies, and the topography of abstract and concrete words. Frontiers in Psychology.

Crutch S.J., Troche J., Reilly J., & Ridgway, G. (2013). Beyond sensorimotor information: the role of emotion, magnitude and other cognitive domains in the organization of abstract conceptual knowledge. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:186. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00186

Troche, J., Troche, M., Berkowitz, R., Grossman, M., &Reilly, J. (2012). Tone discrimination as a window into acoustic perceptual deficits in Parkinson’s Disease. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 21(3), 258-63.

Reilly, J., Troche, J., Paris, A., Park, H., Kalinyak-Fliszar, M., & Martin, N. (2012). Lexicality effects in word and nonword recall of semantic dementia and progressive nonfluent aphasia. Aphasiology, 26(4), 404-427.

Research Interests
  • Neurogenic Communication Disorders
  • Cognitive-Communication Disorders
  • SPA 3101: Physiological Bases of Speech and Hearing
  • SPA 4803: Research Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • SPA 6805: Research in Communicative Disorders