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Dr. Jeff Small

Associate Professor / Director

Audiology & Speech Sciences

Faculty of Medicine

Research Themes: 

The Communicating Mind and Body

Dr. Jeff Small is an Associate Professor in School of Audiology and Speech Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC). He is also a Health Researcher in the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia at UBC. He obtained his PhD in applied linguistics at the University of Southern California, followed by postdoctoral fellowships in gerontology at the University of Kansas and Simon Fraser University. His research investigates how persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their care partners may benefit from using memory and communication strategies in their everyday interactions.

Research Interests: How persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their care partners may benefit from using memory and communication strategies in their everyday interactions