Mackenzie Fama, PhD

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Dr. Mackenzie Fama is a speech-language pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist. She is Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, where she directs the Fama Aphasia Recovery (FAR) Lab. The overall focus of her research program is to understand stroke survivors’ own experiences of their difficulties, alongside objective behavioral and neuroscientific research methods, in order to improve language recovery outcomes in aphasia. Her current work focuses on the experience of inner speech, or the ability to use language in one’s head, among individuals with aphasia.