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Academic Experts

Academic Experts Database

Our faculty, staff, and administrators are available to provide their expertise on a variety of topics (listed at right). This database is designed primarily for members of the media looking for public comments.

To speak to a faculty or staff expert, please contact Sherry Frable at (570) 348-6207 or safrable@marywood.edu.

 

Topic: Diseases

Patricia Sullivan Arter, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

Topics: Diseases & Disorders; Education;

Areas of Expertise: Universal Design for Learning and Integrating Technology into Instruction; Creating access to learning for diverse learners; Transition skills for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder; Classroom Behavior Management

Dennis Chapman, Ph.D., LCSW-R

Assistant Professor

Topics: Diseases & Disorders; Social Services; Healthcare;

Areas of Expertise: Group work (support & skills building); Gerontology (improving the well-being of nursing home residents with dementia); Mental Health (treatment & program management)

Francis J. DeMatteo, Ed.D., NCSP

Assistant Professor and Director, School Psychology Program

Topics: Diseases & Disorders; Education;

Areas of Expertise: Psycho-educational Assessment (autism, specific learning disability, emotional disturbance, other health impairment, mental retardation); Home -school Collaboration; Alternative Education; Behavioral Management.

Anita L. Gadberry, Ph.D.

Director of Music Therapy, Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance/ Assistant Professor

Topics: Diseases & Disorders; Music;

Areas of Expertise: Autism spectrum disorders; Developmental Communication Disabilities; Social Interaction; Inclusion; Music Therapy; Music for Early Childhood

Vijayachandra Ramachandra, PhD

Associate Professor

Topics: Diseases & Disorders; Families & Parenting;

Areas of Expertise: Adult Language and Cognition; Child Language Acquisition and Disorders; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Kimiko Tanaka, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Topics: Diseases & Disorders; Families & Parenting;

Areas of Expertise: Individuals and Families Coping with Serious Mental Illness



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