Tiffany Woynaroski, PhD, CCC-SLP completed her PhD in 2014 (Dissertation Title: The Stability and Validity of Automated Vocal Analysis in Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Early Stages of Language Development). She is an Assistant Professor in Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Tiffany received a B.S. in Psychology (2002) with a minor in East Asian Studies and Mandarin Chinese Language from Valparaiso University College of Arts and Sciences and a M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology (2009) from Vanderbilt University Medical School. She worked clinically in many capacities, including behavioral consultation, speech-language services, and parent support. She has been recognized as a Lumina Scholar, a Nelson Scholar, and Outstanding Chinese Language Scholar. Her research interests include language, literacy, and social communication development and neuroscience, with a particular focus in young children with autism spectrum disorders. She is especially interested in using neuroscientific methods to clarify the nature of developmental disorders and to predict long-term outcomes. Tiffany was previously a trainee on a personnel preparation grant from the US Department of Education, Clinical Specialty Preparation to Serve Infants, Toddlers, and Children With Feeding and Swallowing Disabilities (2007-2009) and on a Leadership Training Grant from the US Department of Education, Preparing Teachers/Scholars in Language and Literacy (PI: Schuele).