Emily Zimmerman, Northeastern University

Emily Zimmerman


Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Professor

Communication Sciences and Disorders


Dr. Zimmerman is an Associate 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.