Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Nancy Haak

Nancy Haak

Nancy Haak

Contact

1139-A Haley Center
(334) 844-9607
haaknan@auburn.edu
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Education

  • Ph.D. University of Florida
  • M.S. Purdue University
  • B.A. Auburn University

Office Hours

  • By appointment

About Nancy Haak
Associate Professor

Major Research areas

Medical Speech-Language Pathology including cognitive-linguistic disorders following stroke, head-injury or neurological illness, aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia of speech and dysphagia.

Classes Taught

Graduate

  • The Neurological Bases of Communicative Disorders
  • Language Disorders in Adults/Adult Aphasia
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Dysphagia & Medical Aspects of Communication Disorders
  • Seminar in Medical Aspects of Communication Disorders
  • Seminar in Professional Issues in Medical Settings
  • Seminar in Surviving in a Medical Setting
  • Seminar in Cognition
  • Thesis and Research             

Undergraduate

  • Introduction to Psycholinguistics
  • Introduction to Speech Pathology - Audiology
  • Introduction to Clinical Procedures in Speech Pathology
  • Principles of Speech Pathology (for non-majors)
  • Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Recent Publications and Presentations

Publications

  • Phillips, Haak, Waguespack, & Moran (2012) Otolaryngologists’ views regarding dysphonia and dysphagia.  Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Korstjens, A., Haak, N.J., Phillips, D.E., and Molt, L.F. (2011). Internal medicine and family medicine physicians’ perceptions of speech-language pathology. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 19:4, 49-56.
  • Reynolds, A. Vick, J. and Haak, N.J. (2009) Telehealth applications in speech-language pathology: A modified narrative review. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. 15:6, 310-316.
  • Haak, N.J. (2007) Reflections on Seeking Balance. Alzheimer’s Care Today. 8:3, 178-181.
  • Haak, N.J. (2007) A Season for Optimism. In This Issue. Alzheimer’s Care Quarterly. 8:1, 1-2.
  • Haak, N.J. (2006) Communication---the heart of caregiving. Alzheimer’s Care Quarterly, 7:2, 77-83.

Presentations

  • Plumb, A., Haak, N.J., Phillips, D. Distinguishing Mild Cognitive Impairment from Normal Aging: A Systematic Review Update. Poster Presented at the Annual ASHA Convention in Atlanta, GA Nov. 2012.
  • Lowery, M., Haak, N.J., Plumb, A., Phillips, D.E., & Sabino, R. Potentially Helpful or Harmful? A Systematic Review of Elderspeak. Poster Presented at the Annual ASHA Convention in Atlanta, GA Nov. 2012.
  • Phillips, D.E., Haak, N.J., & Molt, L.F. Current Dysphagia Practice Patterns of SLPs in Alabama. Poster Presented at the Annual ASHA Convention in San Diego, CA Nov. 2011.
  • Phillips, D.E., Haak, N.J., Moran, M.J.  & Wasguespack, R.. Otolaryngologist’s Views Regarding Dysphonia and Dysphagia Management. Poster Presented at the Annual ASHA Convention in Philadelphia, PA Nov. 2010.
  • Hamilton, A. Haak, N. Phillips, D. and Molt, L. Partnering with Physicians: how are Speech-Language Pathologists Perceived? Poster Presented at the Annual ASHA Convention in New Orleans, LA Nov. 2009.
  • Lindsay, J., Reynolds, A. & Haak, N.J.  Distinguishing Mild Cognitive Impairment From Normal Aging: A Systematic Review. Poster Presented at the Annual ASHA Convention in Chicago, IL November 2008.
  • Reynolds, A., Lindsay, J., & Haak, N.J. Telehealth Applications for Assessment and Treatment Procedures in SLP: A   Modified Narrative Review. Poster Presented at the Annual ASHA Convention in Chicago, IL 2008.
  • Haak, N.J. Staying Home: The Challenge of Creating a Network of Sufficient Community-based Support. Presented at the 15th Annual Dementia Care Conference sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, Chicago, IL 2007.
  • Haak, N.J., Maintaining Expressways: Reading the Road Signs of Communicative Attempts in Mid-to-Late Stage Alzheimer’s Disease.  Presented at the 14th Annual Dementia Care Conference sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, Atlanta, GA 2006.
  • Haak, N.J., Penaskovic, N., Rowe, K., Phillips, K., Stiggers, M., & Peters, J. Building Partnerships and Breaking Barriers: A Working Hospice Team’s Perspective on Providing Care to People with Late Stage Dementia.  Presented at the 14th Annual Dementia Care Conference sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, Atlanta, GA 2006.
  • Ellison, K.J., Haak, N.J. Using An Interactive Learning System to Implement A Caregiver Assistance Program. Presented at the 14th Annual Dementia Care Conference sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, Atlanta, GA 2006.
  • Ellison, K.J., Haak, N.J., Morris, A, & Randle, C.M. Comparison of Two Delivery Models of the Memory and Healthy Aging Center. Presented at the 14th Annual Dementia Care Conference sponsored by the  Alzheimer’s Association, Atlanta, GA 2006.

Last Updated: August 05, 2019