Katie McComas Maddy
Katie Maddy, MS, CCC/SLP

Room 124A Wethington Building
900 South Limestone Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40536-0200

(859) 218-0559
(859) 323-2367
Speech-Language Pathologist
Doctoral Candidate

Education: Katie received her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Marshall University in 2005 and 2007. In 2010, she entered the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program at the University of Kentucky. She is currently a full-time doctoral student and is completing a Clinical Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Kentucky.

Clinical Focus: Katie’s primary responsibility is direct patient care at the Albert B. Chandler Medical Center. She evaluates and provides treatment for speech, language and swallowing disorders in the adult and pediatric population. She has a particularly interest in stroke rehabilitation, including the evaluation and treatment of swallowing, speech, language and cognitive disorders.

Educational Focus: Katie provides clinical supervision for graduate students completing clinical rotations at the Albert B. Chandler Medical Center.

Scholarly Interest:

  • Examining and improving quality of life for individuals living with stroke in rural Appalachian communities
  • Assessment and treatment of neurogenic communication disorders

Publications

Maddy, K., Howell, D., & Capilouto, G. (Accepted, in press). Current practices regarding discourse analysis and treatment following non-aphasic brain injury: A qualitative study. Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders.

Capilouto, G., Wright, H., & Maddy, K. (2015). Microlinguistic processes that contribute to the ability to relay main events: influence of age. Aging Neuropsychology and Cognition, 23(4), 445-63.

Danzl, M., Harrison, A., Hunter, E., Kuperstein, J., Violet, S., Campbell, S., & Maddy, K. (Accepted, in press). “A lot of things passed me by:” Rural stroke survivors’ and caregivers’ experience of receiving education from healthcare providers. Journal of Rural Health.

Maddy, K. M., Capilouto, G. J., & McComas, K. L. (2014). The effectiveness of semantic feature analysis: An evidence-based systematic review. Annals of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 57(4), 254-267.

Danzl, M., Hunter, E., Campbell, S., Sylvia, V., Kuperstein, J., Maddy, K., Harrison, A. (2013). “Living with a ball and chain”: The experience of stroke for individuals and their caregivers in rural Appalachian Kentucky. Journal of Rural Health, 29(4), 368-382.

Selected Peer-reviewed Presentations

Maddy, K., Howell, D., & Capilouto, G. (2014). Exploring current practices regarding discourse analysis and treatment following Non-Aphasic Brain Injury: A qualitative study. Technical Research Session. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Maddy, K., Ward, K., Henson, S., & McComas, K. (2014). Living in the “Stroke Belt:” Why Studies of Appalachian discourse are important. Appalachian Studies Conference, Huntington, WV.

Maddy, K., Capilouto, G., & Wright, H. (2014). Microlinguistic and cognitive contributions to main events relayed. Poster presented at the Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Maddy, K., Capilouto, G., Bailey, M., & Sustar, M. (2013). Coherence and cohesion in the discourse of individuals with non-aphasic brain injury. Poster presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.   

Maddy, K., Campbell, S., & Harrison, A. (2012). Community reintegration following stroke: A qualitative study.  Poster presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Campbell, S., & Maddy, K. (2012). Social networks after stroke in rural Appalachia: A qualitative study. Paper presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Maddy, K., & Capilouto, G. J. (2012). Macrolinguistic processes of discourse production of individuals with neurological injury. Poster presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Maddy, K. & Capilouto, G. (2012).  Efficacy of Semantic Feature Analysis in the Treatment of Aphasia: A Systematic Review. Poster presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA.

Maddy, K. & Marshall, R. (2012). Will treatment facilitate learning of a problem solving strategy by persons with Alzheimer’s disease? Poster presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA.

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