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Eileen Brann

​Dr. Eileen Brann earned her PhD in special education at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 2013. In 2011, she earned a Master of Education in Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics and Assessment (MESA) from UIC. Her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Speech-Language Pathology are from Illinois State University.

In her academic career, she has had the honor of teaching graduate courses in Motor Speech Disorders, Fluency Disorders, Research Methods and Language Disorders. 
Dr. Brann’s clinical experience includes providing speech-language therapy services in hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, schools and in private practice. Throughout her clinical career, she has focused primarily on working with adults and children with apraxia of speech and fluency disorders. Dr. Brann is recognized by the Apraxia-Kids association as having expertise in apraxia of speech.
She has conducted research in the areas of stuttering and nonverbal communication skills, particularly gestures.  

In 2014, Dr. Brann founded Governors State University’s National Stuttering Association group for adults who stutter and has served as served as chapter leader since that time. In her volunteer work for the Illinois Speech Language and Hearing Association, she served as co-chair of the Evidence Based Practice committee and as Vice President of Professional Affairs.