Associate Professor; Interim-Department Chair; Associate Chair for Research and Innovation
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Dr. Zimmerman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders. Dr. Zimmerman directs the Speech & Neurodevelopment Lab (SNL). The main goal of the SNL is to create assessments and therapeutic interventions that enhance suck, swallow, respiration, and neurodevelopmental outcomes. Of particular interest are multisensory interventions that improve suck and oral feeding in preterm infants.