Lauren Eisenband Matz

Lauren Eisenband Matz completed her master degree in speech-language pathology in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University. She received a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in speech-language pathology. Prior to matriculating in the masters program, Laurie was lab manager for Dr. Amanda Woodward at the University of Maryland. While a masters student Laurie was a trainee on the US Department of Education training grant, Enhancing the Preparation of Speech-Language Pathologists to Collaboratively Address the Language and Literacy Needs of Children with Disabilities. She completed her school placement in the Fairfax County, Virginia Schools. She received the Students Preparing for Academic and Research Career (SPARC) Awards from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2010. Her SPARC research project, Elicited tasks: What’s important?, was presented at the Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders (Madison, WI) in June 2011. Laurie is currently a speech-language pathologist at The Lab School of Washington in Washington, DC.