Sneha V. Bharadwaj
Research Scientist
The University of Texas at Dallas
Callier Center for Communication Disorders
811 Synergy Park Blvd
Richardson, TX 75080
Email: snehab@utdallas.edu
Phone: (972)883-3606


A. Education
   
1992 B.Sc. Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Mysore, Mysore, India
1994 M.Sc. Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Mysore, Mysore, India
2002 Ph.D. Human Dev. and Comm. Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Program of Communication Disorders, Dallas, TX
   
B. Positions and Honors
   
Research Positions
1997-1998 Research Assistant, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX
2001-2002 NIH/NIDCD Pre-doctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX
2002-2003 Post-doctoral Research Associate, Callier- Advanced Hearing Research Center
2004-Present Research Scientist, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, University of Texas at Dallas, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Dallas, TX
   
Clinical Positions
1994-1995 Speech-Language Pathologist / Audiologist, Institute of Speech and Hearing, India
1998-1999 Clinical Fellowship Year (SLP), Oak Hill Academy, Dallas, TX
   
Clinical Certification and Licensure
1999-Present American Speech Language Hearing Association CCC-SLP
1999-Present Texas State Board for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, License #: 18767
   
Teaching Positions
1999-2001 Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Dallas
2003-2007 Instructor, Program of Communication Disorders, University of Texas at Dallas
   
Honors
1985 National Merit Scholarship, India
2001 National Institutes of Health/NIDCD Pre-doctoral Fellowship
2002 Graduate Student Excellence Award, Awarded by the Dean of School of Human Development, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX
   
Professional Service
2003 Guest Reviewer for Journal of Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology
2006 Reviewer: American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
2006 Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
2007 Reviewer: Journal of Speech Language Hearing Research; Audiological Medicine
2008 Reviewer: SPARC Awards (ASHA Foundation)
   
Professional Memberships
1994-Present Life Member, Indian Speech and Hearing Association
1995-Present Member, American Speech-Language Hearing Association
2000-Present Member, Acoustical Society of America
   
C. Peer-Reviewed Publications
   

1. Bharadwaj, S.V., Daniel, L. L., and Matzke, P.L. (2009). Sensory processing disorder in children with cochlear implants. To appear in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy.

2. Bharadwaj, S.V. and Graves, A.G. (2008). Efficacy of the DOVC measure in characterizing voicing errors in children with cochlear implants. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 51, 629-635.

3. Bharadwaj, S.V. Tobey, E.A, and Katz W.F. (2008). Effects of auditory feedback deprivation on non-native French vowels produced by children with cochlear implants. Audiological Medicine, 5, 274-282.

4. Bharadwaj, S.V., Graves, A.G., Bauer, D.D., and Assmann P.F. (2007). Effects of auditory feedback deprivation length on the vowel /eh/ produced by pediatric cochlear-implant users. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America – Express letters, 121, EL196-202.

5. Bharadwaj, S.V., Tobey, E. A., Assmann, P.F., and Katz, W.F. (2006). Effects of auditory feedback on fricatives produced by cochlear implanted adults and children: Acoustic and perceptual evidence. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119, 1626-1635.

6. Katz, W., Bharadwaj, S., & Stettler, M. (2006). Influences of electromagnetic articulography (EMA) sensors on speech produced by healthy adults and individuals with aphasia and apraxia. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 49, 645-659.

7. Sharma, A., Tobey, E., Dorman, M., Bharadwaj, S. Rekart, D., Martin., K., & Kunkel, F. (2004). Central auditory maturation and babbling development in implanted infants. Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 130, 511-516.

8. Katz, W., Bharadwaj, S., Gabbert, G., Loizou, P., Tobey, E., & Poroy, O. (2003). EMA compatibility of the Clarion 1.2 cochlear implant system. Acoustics Research Letters Online, 4, 100-5.

9. Katz, W., & Bharadwaj, S. (2001). Coarticulation in fricative-vowel syllables produced by children and adults: A preliminary report. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 15, 139-143.

10. Katz, W., Bharadwaj, S., & Carstens, B. (1999). Electromagnetic articulography treatment for an adult with Broca's aphasia and apraxia of speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 42, 1355-1366.

11. Katz, W., & Bharadwaj, S. (1999). Remediation of nonfluent aphasia using Magnetometer feedback therapy. In B. Maasen & P. Groenen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference of the International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association. London: Whurr Publ. Ltd.

   
Submitted or Under Preparation
   

1. Bharadwaj, S.V., Delia D. Bauer and Ryan N. Loucks (Submitted). Pitch variability outcomes in the speech of a 11-year old child fitted with a cohlear implant: an acoustic and perecption study. Submitted to the American Journal of Speech Langauge Pathology.

2. Bharadwaj, S.V., Daniel, L.L., and Matzke, P.L. (in preparation). Sensory integration disorders in the speech of children with cochlear implants. To be submitted to the American Journal of Occupational Therapy.

   
D. Current and Completed Research Support
   

F31 DC005280-01     08/01/01 – 07/31/02
National Institutes of Health [NIDCD] 
TitIe: Speech Production in Cochlear Implant Users
Role: Principal Investigator 

1R03DC7052-01         August 2004 - 2007
National Institutes of Health [NIDCD] 
TitIe: Speech Production in Children with Cochlear Implants
Role: Principal Investigator

Intramural funding               Summer 2005
Agency: University of Texas at Dallas, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Office of the Dean. Research Supplement for equipment and supplies.

   
E. Conference Paper/Poster Presentations
   
Bharadwaj, S.V., Daniel, L. L., and Matzke, P.L. Sensory processing in children with cochlear implants. Presentation at the 11th Cochlear Implant Symposium, Charlotte, NC, 2007.
 
Bharadwaj, S., Gotlib, S. and Almeida, M. Effects of brief deprivation of auditory feedback on speech produced by an early and a late-implanted child. Presentation at the 9th Cochlear Implant Symposium, Dallas, TX., 2005.
 
Tobey, E and Bharadwaj, S. Pre-canonical and canonical vocalizations in deaf infants before and after cochlear implantation. Presentation at the American Speech Language and Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL., 2003.
 
Katz, W. F., Bharadwaj, S., Stettler, M. and Assmann, P. Fricative spectral moments and the perception of anticipatory coarticulation. Presentation at the First Pan-American/Iberian meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 2002.
 
Bharadwaj, S.V, Tobey, E.A., Assmann, P.F., & Katz, W.F. Role of auditory feedback in speech produced by cochlear-implanted adults and children. Presentation at the 143rd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Pittsburgh, PA., 2002.
 
Katz, W., Bharadwaj, S., Gabbert, G., & Rush, N. Influence of electromagnetic articulograph receiver coils on speech produced by normal and aphasic talkers. Presentation at the 39th meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Boulder, CO., 2001.
 
Bharadwaj, S. & Assmann, P. Effects of time reversal on consonant identification. Presentation at the 140th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Newport Beach, CA., 2000.
 
Bharadwaj, S., & Katz, W. Anticipatory coarticulation in the speech produced by adults and children: A perceptual study. Presentation at the 139th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Atlanta, GA., 2000.
 
Katz, W., Nawy, R., & Bharadwaj, S. Remediation of non-fluent aphasic speech errors using electromagnetic articulography. Presentation at the 35th meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Philadelphia, PA., 1997.
 
F. Invited Talks
 
Speech production in children with cochlear implants. University of North Texas, Denton, TX
 
Role of auditory feedback in speech produced by adults and children. California State University, Sacramento, CA
 
Effects of auditory feedback on speech production. University of Washington, Seattle, WA
 
Role of auditory feedback on speech produced by cochlear implant users. Indiana University, Bloomington
 
G. Others
 
Citizenship: USA
Languages: Fluent in English, Kannada and Hindi

 

 
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