Gerry A Stefanatos, D. Phil. Director

Dr. Stefanatos received his bachelor's degree in Psychology from McGill University in Montreal and his doctorate in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of Oxford in England. After a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Western Ontario, he taught at Trinity University and the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He then moved to Philadelphia to become an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and Director of Neuropsychological Services at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. In 1993, he accepted a position as an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and began his own Center for Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology. He then went on to pursue a research career as Director of the Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory at Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute and collaborated on functional neuroimaging studies with colleagues at the Center for Functional Neuroimaging at the University of Pennsylvania. After serving as Chairman of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Temple University, he now holds the position of Associate Professor and Director of the Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory.

Lab Assistants

Kate Chambers| Spring 2020 – Present | BA, Speech/Language/Hearing (Anticipated 2022)

Kate is a senior at Temple University, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and certificates in both American Sign Language and Linguistics. She began her undergraduate studies at Fordham University in New York majoring in Business but an internship with a speech pathologist at a local preschool inspired her to reorient her career goals to speech pathology. She then transferred to Temple University and will complete her BA degree in the spring of 2022. Following graduation, she plans to pursue a Masters degree in speech language pathology. At this point, her long-term goal is to work mainly with neurodiverse and multilingual children in a variety of settings.