Suzanne Janine Thompson-Stanton

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Clinical Intructor of Speech and LanguageClinic CoordinatorMary K. Chapman Center for Communicative Disorders (MKCC) 107

Dr. Stanton is an instructor in the Department of Communication Disorders. She specializes in treating adults with neurogenic communication disorders. She has been a speech-language pathologist for over fifteen years, providing services to patients in rehab, outpatient, and long-term acute care settings. She received her doctorate in Higher Education/Educational leadership from Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Oklahoma State University. She has completed previous research in dysphagia, aphasia, and diverse student recruitment. Dr. Stanton currently advises the department student group, TUSSLHA, and is the co-coordinator for the Aphasia community Support Group. She has also served as president and vice-president for the Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ed.D.   Higher Education/Educational Leadership
    Oklahoma State University December 2006
  • M.A.    Speech-Language Pathology
    Oklahoma State University May 1992
  • B.S.     Speech-Language Pathology
    Oklahoma State University May 1990

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Eight years teaching experience University of Tulsa

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • Ten years experience as a medical speech-language pathologist

Professional Affiliations

  • Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Courses Taught at TU

  • Clinical Phonetics (CDSP 3203)
  • Practicum Courses (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  • Speech and Hearing Science (CDSP 3063)

Awards & Recognition

  • Oklahoma Speech-Language-Hearing Association


  • Davis, L.A., & Stanton, S.T. (2003, Winter). Characteristics of Dysphagia in Elderly Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation
    Dysphagia, 19(1), 7-14
  • Davis, L.A., & Stanton, S.T. (2005, Fall). Semantic Feature Analysis as a Functional Therapy Tool
    Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 32, 85-92.