Dr. AnnMarie Knight

AnnMarie C. Knight, PhD, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology, Program Chair

Ariail-Peele Education Building | 112A

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Biography

AnnMarie Knight, PhD, CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor and Chair of the the Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Program at Columbia College. Dr. Knight joined the faculty in 2017 after conducting research with individuals with neurologic disease for five years during her doctoral program and then working clinically for ten years in the acute care hospital setting. She completed her B.A. in Communications Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Florida and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Florida.

Her areas of research interest include the study of aphasia and dysphagia in the elderly population, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and the education of undergraduate and graduate level speech-language pathologists.

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Reviewer Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders Conference - 2021
  • Reviewer South Carolina Conference on Innovations in Teaching and Learning -2021
  • Reviewer The Medical SLP Collective - 2021
  • Columbia College Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award - 2021
  • ASHA Special Interest Group 10: Issues in Higher Education Professional Development Committee - 2020-2023
  • South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association VP of Finance and Leadership - 2020-2023
  • South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Excellence in Teaching Award - 2020
  • South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Student/Faculty Research Grant - 2019
  • Convention Planning Committee for South Carolina Speech and Hearing Association. | 2018-19
  • Established Columbia College SLP Day in collaboration with Richland School District Two’s Med Two program to facilitate recruitment of future speech pathology students. | 2018

  • Implemented experiental learning and service learning activities for Columbia College SLP students at National Healthcare Parklane and Lake Carolina Elementary.
 | 2017
  • Implemented an interdisciplinary dysphagia team at Providence Hospital. | 2016

Publications

  • Stokes, B., Knight, A.M., & Keator, L. (submitted). Improving communication between hospitality service personnel and persons with aphasia: A pilot study. ASHA National Convention (poster), San Diego, CA, Nov 2020.
  • Stokes, B., Knight, A.M., & Keator, L. (2020). Improving communication between hospitality service personnel and persons with aphasia: A pilot study. SCICU Research Symposium (oral presentation), Spartanburg, SC, Feb 2020.
  • Knight, A.M., Lawton, A., Sendler, B., Comeau C., Barrineau, M. (2019). Enhancing the undergraduate experience through experiential learning. ASHA Convention, Orlando, FL, Nov 2019.
  • Knight, A.M., Basilakos, A., Tempel, A., Guardino, K., & Barrineau, M. (2019). Neuro (neuroanatomy and neuroscience) education in speech-language pathology (one-hour seminar). ASHA Convention, Orlando, FL, Nov 2019.
  • Comeau, C., Lawton, A., & Knight, A.M. (2018). Experiential Learning in Undergraduate Speech Pathology Education: Language and Literacy in an Elementary School (poster). American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. November, Boston, MA.
  • Articles written to highlight convention programming for the South Carolina Speech and Hearing Association Newsletter. | 2018
  • Sendler, B. & Knight, A.M. (2018). Experiential Learning in Undergraduate Speech Pathology Education: Cognitive Stimulation Activities for Adults with Dementia (poster). American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. November, Boston, MA.
  • Cimino-Knight, A.M., Gonzalez Rothi, Leslie J., He, Ying, & Heilman, K.M. (2017).  Callosal ideomotor apraxia in Alzheimer’s Disease. J Clin Exp Neuropsych, 39 (1), online.
  • Roth H.L., Nadeau S.E., Hollingsworth A.L., Cimino-Knight A.M., & Heilman K.M. (2006). Naming concepts: evidence of two routes. Neurocase, 12, 61-70
  • Cimino-Knight, A.M., Hollingsworth, A.L., & Gonzalez-Rothi, L.J. (2004). Transcortical aphasias. In L.L. LaPointe (Ed.) Aphasia and related neurogenic language disorders (3rd ed.). New York: Thieme.
  • Cimino-Knight, A.M., Natour, Y., Wingate, J., & Sapienza, C.M. (2004). The consistency of the Kay Elemetrics Multidimensional Voice Program for the acoustic analysis of adductor spasmodic dysphonia. Florida Journal of Communication Disorders, 21, 20-23.
  • Hollingsworth, A.L., Cimino-Knight, A.M., & Gonzalez-Rothi, L.J. (2002). Limb apraxia. ASHA Special Interest Division 2 Newsletter, 12, 20-25.
  • Hollingsworth, A.L., Cimino-Knight, A.M., & Gonzalez-Rothi, L.J. (2002). Limb apraxia. ASHA Special Interest Division 2 Newsletter, 12, 20-25.
  • Natour, Y., Cimino-Knight, A.M., Wingate, J., & Sapienza, C.M. (2002). The consistency of the Kay Elemetrics Multidimensional Voice Program (MDVP) for the acoustic analysis of the dysphonic voice. Florida Journal of Communication Disorders, 20, 23-27.
  • Cimino-Knight, A.M. & Sapienza, C.M. (2001). Consistency of voice produced by patients with adductor spasmodic dysphonia: a preliminary investigation. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 44, 793-802.
  • Cimino, A.M., & Sapienza, C.M. (1999). The reliability of the Kay Elemetrics Multidimensional Voice Program (MDVP) for acoustic analysis of the normal voice. Florida Journal of Communication Disorders, 19, 4-6.