School of Speech, Language, Hearing and Occupational Sciences Faculty & Staff
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
2007 | BS Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences | University of Arizona
2010 | MS Clinical Speech Pathology | Northern Arizona University
2018 | PhD Rehabiliation Sciences | MGH Insitute of Health Professions
See CV for previous courses taught.
- Early Language Development & Disorders
- Developmental Language Disorder
- Knowledge Acquisition
- Language Processing & Comprehension
- Pre-literacy development
- Literacy Development & Disorders
- Poor Comprehenders
- Early Intervention
- Early Identification
- Community-Based Research in Communication Sciences & Disorders
- Clinician-Researcher Collaborations in Communication Sciences & Disorders
- Clinical Practice Research in Communication Sciences & Disorders
- Implementation Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders
CURRENT RESEARCH GRANTS
National Institutes of Health, Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (NIH NIDCD 3RO1DC016895-01S1): Orthography and Phonology in Word Learning as a Predictor of Dyslexia in Children with Language Impairment. (Total Award: Total $228,425), 2018 - 2021. Co-PIs Tiffany Hogan, Julie Wolter, Co-Is: Suzanne Adlof, Jessie Ricketts, & Yaacov Petscher.
Field of Study
Speech Language Pathology
- Early Language Development & Disorders
- Litearcy Development & Disorders
- Clinical Practice Research & Implementation Science in School Systems
Alonzo, C.N. & Hogan, T.P. (2019). Knowledge processing and inhibition effects on listening comprehension in preschool children with and without developmental language disorder. Manuscript in preparation.
Alonzo, C.N., Komesidou, R., Rickets, J., Wolter, J.A., & Hogan, T.P. (2019). Building sustainable research-practitioner partnerships in school systems, a case study. Manuscript in preparation.
Davidson, M.M., Alonzo, C.N., & Stransky, M.L. (2019). Receipt of Treatment and Treating Provider for Children with Speech and Language Disorders by Disorder, Child, and Family Characteristics. Manuscript in preparation.
Collins, G., Wolter, J.A., Meaux, A.B., & Alonzo, C.N. (2019). Integrating morphological awareness in a multilinguistic structured literacy approach to improve literacy in adolescents with dyslexia. Manuscript under review.
Alonzo, C.N., McIlraith, A. L., Catts, H.W., & Hogan, T.P. (In Press). Predicting dyslexia in children with developmental language disorder. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.
Hendricks, A., Adlof, S.M., Alonzo, C. N., Fox, A. B., & Hogan, T.P. (2019). Identifying children at risk for developmental language disorder using a brief, whole-classroom screen. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 1-13.
Schliep, M. E., Alonzo, C. N., & Morris, M. A. (2017). Beyond RCTs: Innovations in research design and methods to advance implementation science. Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention, 1-17.
Alonzo, C.N., Yeomans-Maldonado, G., Murphy, K., Bevens, B., & the Language and Reading Research Consortium (2016). Predicting second grade listening comprehension using pre-kindergarten measures. Topics in Language Disorders, 36(4), 312-333.
Hogan, T.P., Adlof, S.M., & Alonzo, C.N. (2014). On the importance of listening comprehension. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 16, 199-207
Honors / Awards
2019 Selected Mentee, Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award, ASHA Research Symposium on Advances in Specific Language Impairment Research & Intervention.
2019 National Institute of Health, Extramural Loan Repayment Program Award for Pediatric Research, 2-year service contract
2019 Selected Participant, Lessons for Success, American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association Research Mentoring Network
2018 National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research, NIH NIDCD 3RO1DC016895-01S1
2017 Selected Protégé, Pathways Program - ASHA Research Mentoring Network, American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association
2015 Highlighted in a video to represent the PhD students at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. https://youtu.be/d1jpHjHM4U8
2010 James Case Student Clinical Award, Arizona Speech Language Hearing Association
2010 2nd place poster in Clinical Practice Category, Research Symposium, College of Health Human Services Honors Day, Northern Arizona University
2009 Selected participant, Minority Student Leadership Program, American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association
2009 Research Travel Award, to 2009 ASHA Convention in New Orleans, LA., College of Health and Human Services, Northern Arizona University
2008 Graduate Assistantship, Northern Arizona University, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
2003 Undergraduate Minority Merit Scholarship, University of Arizona