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Faculty Joyce West, Ph.D.

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Phone Number: 718-960-6773
Office: Speech Building, Room 131
Rank: Associate Professor
Degrees: B.S., Central Michigan Univ.; M.S., Ohio State Univ.; Ph.D., Univ. of Michigan

Academic Interests

Adult Neurogenic Disorders. Professor West teaches courses on Aphasia and Dysphagia and I provide supervision in the Lehman College clinic—clients in her section who have aphasia receive individual and group therapy.


  • Feeding Issues in the Geriatric Population
  • Evidencne-based Treatment Protocols for the Adult with Aphasia


  • 2002: Louis DiCarlo Award for Clinical Achievement, New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • 2002: Clinical Achievement Award, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • 1991: Professional Achievement Award, New York City Speech-Language, Hearing Association
  • 1979: Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • 1979: Honors of the Alumni Association, Central Michigan University


  • Redstone, F. & West, J. (2004). The Importance of postural control for feeding.Pediatric Nursing, 30, 97-100.
  • West, J.F. (2004). Oral sensory influences on eating and swallowing in the neurogenic population.Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 20, 134-137.
  • West, J.F. & Redstone, F. (2004). Alignment during feeding and swallowing: Does it matter? A review.Perceptual and Motor Skills, 98, 349-358.
  • West, J.F. & Redstone, F. (2004). Feeding the adult with neurogenic disorders.Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 20, 130-133.