BOSTON - Weston resident Yael Arbel, PhD, CCC-SLP, has joined MGH Institute of Health Professions as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.
supervises graduate students in the Institute's Speech-Language and Literacy
Center at the Boston graduate school. In addition, Dr. Arbel is researching
typical and atypical executive functions using neurophysiological measures. More
specifically, she is interested in the extent to which variance in feedback
processing accounts for differences in learning efficiency and for individual
differences in learning abilities.
Prior to joining the
MGH Institute, Dr. Arbel served as an assistant professor in the Department of
Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Florida, where
she taught courses in the area of language development and disorders, and where
she conducted research in the Cognitive Psychophysiology Laboratory housed in
the department of Psychology.
Dr. Arbel earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from
Tel-Aviv University in 1997, a Master of Sciences degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2002,
and a PhD in Human Development and
Communication Sciences from the
University of Texas at Dallas in 2005.
MGH Institute of Health Professions, founded by
Massachusetts General Hospital in 1977, is the only degree-granting affiliate
of the renowned Partners HealthCare. A progressive leader in developing comprehensive
models of health professions education, the MGH Institute prepares advanced
practice professionals in the fields of communication sciences and disorders,
nursing, physical therapy, health professions education, and rehabilitation
sciences through a distinctive combination of academic study, clinical
practice, and research. Close to 1,300 students are enrolled in graduate level
and certificate programs, with an increasing number of courses available
online. The MGH Institute is accredited by the New England Association of
Schools and Colleges (NEASC).