Dr Paul ConroyB.A., M.Phil., P.G. Dip., M.Sc., PhD.

Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy

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Overview

Clinical Lecturer with specific responsibility for adult acquired neurological disabilities modules within the BSc Speech and Language Therapy

Externally:

Associate Editor of the International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders

External Examiner: MRes Applied Research in Human Communication Disorders UCL

Biography

I am from Dublin, where I studied Linguistics and Philosophy at University College Dublin, and Linguistics at Trinity College Dublin.  I qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) at City University London in 1993 and had clinical jobs in Liverpool, London and Shropshire.  I specialised in adult acquired neurological disorders (aphasia, dysphagia, dysarthria) as Specialist SLT in Neurosciences at King's College Hospital, where I also spent a brief stint as the Co-ordinator of the King's MND Care and Research Centre.  My last clinical post was as lead SLT with the Shropshire Enablement Team (multi-disciplinary community neuro-rehabilitaiton team) after which I undertook a PhD at the University of Manchester.  I became a full time Clinical Lecturer in November 2008.

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

HCPC

RCSLT

Biology, Medicine and Health (BMH) Domains

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