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Master of Speech-Language Pathology

Rachael Suddarth

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Assistant Professor

Speech-Language Pathology

Center for Communication and Social Development
1310 W. Pleasant St.
Davenport, IA 52804


Rachael Suddarth, PhD, CCC-SLP

Dr. Rachael Suddarth joined the Master of Speech-Language Pathology faculty in 2011 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Suddarth conducts research in the area of language-based learning disabilities, particularly impairment in reading and writing.

She has worked as a speech-language pathologist in many different settings, but is particularly interested in treatment for language impairment (problems in reading, writing, listening, and speaking) in children and college-aged students. Dr. Suddarth teaches Research Methods, Advanced Language Disorders, and Phonetics courses.

She spends her free time playing with her sons Eli, Ian, and Bigby, reading good books, playing board games, and appreciating her husband Tim.


Education and Training

PhD, University of Arizona
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences 

MA, BS, Truman State University