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Rebecca Burke, Ph.D.

Courses Taught

  • SPHR 495 Organic Communication Disorders

Professional Affiliation:

  • Fort Vancouver Convalescent Center

Contact Information:

Fort Vancouver Convalescent Center
8507 NE 8th Way
Vancouver, WA 98664

Phone:  360.254.5335
Email:  rebeccadailburke@yahoo.com

 

Education:

  • Ph.D., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota
  • M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota

Professional Background & Interests:

Dr. Burke has worked for more than 12 years as a speech language pathologist in primarily long-term care facilities. She received her PhD from the University of Nebraska- Lincoln with areas of expertise in adult neurogenics and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Dr. Burke taught at Rockhurst University for two years and Idaho State University  for three years. She is currently an adjunct professor at PSU and ISU. Dr. Burke is the lead speech language pathologist and clinical supervisor at Fort Vancouver Convalescent Center (FVCC). FVCC is a 90-bed skilled nursing facility providing acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Dr. Burke has published five peer reviewed journal articles, co-authored three book chapters, and has presented both regionally and nationally in the area of head injury.

Dr. Burke enjoys lifting weights, hiking with her rottweiler and German shepard mix, listening to her daughter Erin on the squealing electric guitar, and reading Science Fiction novels.