Dr. Elizabeth Galletta is a Clinical Research Specialist who is Director of the Rusk Community Groups Program as well as an Intensive Comprehensive Aphasia Program (ICAP) in the Speech Language Pathology Department. In her clinical practice she treats patients with acquired speech and language disorders secondary to stroke, concussion, traumatic brain injury, and tumor, along with other acquired neurologic conditions. Her research focuses on treatment approaches for stroke survivors with aphasia and includes using noninvasive brain stimulation as an adjuvant to speech-language intervention. She has both a master’s degree in audiology and a master’s degree in speech language pathology from Hunter College, the City University of New York. Her PhD also is from the City University of NY. She did a post-doctoral fellowship in stroke rehabilitation research at the Kessler Foundation Research Center from 2009-2011 and has worked as a clinician, researcher, and professor throughout her career.