Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Nicole Rogus-Pulia, PhD, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor
Departments of Medicine and Surgery
View Dr. Rogus-Pulia’s biography on the Department of Medicine website
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Sarah Daggett & Julia Loosen at DOM Research Day 2018


Postdoctoral Researchers
Danielle Brates, PhD, CCC-SLP
Courtney Broadfoot, PhD, CCC-SLP
Raele Robison, PhD, CCC-SLP

Graduate Researchers
Ryan Burdick, MS, CCC-SLP
Celia Deckelman, MA
Tommy Huang
Rodolfo Pena, MS
Kailla Sam
Nadeem Shaheen, MS
Jacob Tangney
Marissa Todd
Jenni Wu, MS, CCC-SLP

Undergraduate Researchers
Elizabeth Balsiger
Nicole Butz
Payton Sheridan

Person working with vials and test tubes in lab


UW Team
Sara Gustafson, MS, CCC-SLP
Research Program Manager

Meredith Mackowicz, MS, CCC-SLP
Clinical Research Coordinator

Cass Kight, PhD
Clinical Research Coordinator

VA Team
Joanne Yee, MS, CCC-SLP
Research Associate, VA IDT Program Manager

Amelia Barczi, MS
Nicole Schaen-Heacock, MS
VA Clinical Fellow

Research Day 2019


Suzan Abdelhalim
Loni Arrese
Brittany Krekeler


Vanessa Cannaday, Research Program Manager
Carly Gurick, VA Clinical Fellow
Kaytlin Hanson, VA Clinical Fellow
Marissa Harkness, Undergraduate Researcher
Kloie Kinney, Undergraduate Researcher
Atsuko Kurosu, Postdoctoral Researcher
Calvin Lam, Graduate Researcher
Kelcie Lee, Undergraduate Researcher
Mario Matabele, Graduate Researcher
Cristina Paz, Graduate Researcher
Nicole Razdolsky, Undergraduate Researcher
Ari Stone, Graduate Medical Researcher
Balaji Subbiah, Postdoctoral Researcher
Kailey Vitale, VA Clinical Fellow
Steve Wang, Graduate Medical Researcher
Kailey Jo Williams, VA Clinical Fellow
Kenton Woo, Graduate Researcher
Kate Yetter, Graduate Researcher