MossRehab Aphasia Center Director Sharon M. Antonucci, PhD, CCC-SLP, was recently featured as a guest on an episode of the People Behind the Science podcast. During her interview, Dr. Antonucci had an opportunity to discuss an exciting new research project at the Aphasia Center that has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Persons with Aphasia Training Dogs (PATD) Program combines Dr. Antonucci’s research interests in finding innovative ways to improve rehabilitation for people with aphasia with her lifelong love of dogs. In her interview, Dr. Antonucci described how the program was developed and the unforgettable moment when she received the news that their NIH grant application was successful.
Dr. Antonucci also spoke with podcast host Marie McNeely, PhD, about her career path, the influential mentors who had a big impact on her, some of her favorite authors, memorable travel experiences in Italy, and more.
You can listen to the full audio interview on the People Behind the Science website.