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Dr. Tami Howe

Assistant Professor

Audiology & Speech Sciences

Faculty of Medicine

Research Themes: 

The Communicating Mind and Body

Tami Howe, PhD, SLP (C), completed her doctorate and postdoctorate at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia and her Master’s of Health Science degree in Speech Pathology at the University of Toronto. Tami was on faculty in the Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand before coming to UBC.

Prior to commencing her doctoral studies, Tami worked for several years as a speech-language pathologist with adults and children in Canada and New Zealand. Tami’s research focuses on how adults with aphasia and their family members live with the communication disorder, with the ultimate goal of finding ways to enhance their quality of life.

Research Interests: Acquired language disorders; aphasia.