James Madison University

Jaime B. Lee, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor

PHOTO: Jaime Lee
  • Office: HBS 1015
  • Phone: 540-568-2618
  • Email: lee2jb@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4304
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Education

  • Ph.D. Communication Disorders & Sciences, University of Oregon
  • M.S. Speech Language Pathology, Vanderbilt University
  • B.A. Sociology, Indiana University

Research and Teaching Areas

  • Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders
  • Relationship of cognitive variables (attention, working memory) and language performance in aphasia
  • Computer-based treatment for reading and writing in aphasia
  • Social approaches to enhance participation and quality of life in persons with aphasia
  • Classes: Adult Language Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, Organic Disorders in CSD

Research Laboratory


Current Research Projects

  • Supported Conversation Group to Promote Communication and Quality of Life in Individuals with Aphasia

Selected Publications

Referreed Journals:

  • Cherney, L. R., Kaye, R. C., Lee, J. B. & van Vuuren, S. (2015). Impact of Personal Relevance on Acquisition and Generalization of Script Training for Aphasia: A Preliminary Analysis.  American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Lee, J. B. & Sohlberg, M. M. (2013).  Evaluation of Attention Training and Metacognitive Facilitation to Improve Reading Comprehension in Aphasia.  American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 22(2), 318-333.
  • Cherney, L. R., Harvey, R. L., Babbitt, E. M., Hurwitz, R., Kaye, R. C., Lee, J. B. (2011).  Epidural cortical stimulation and aphasia therapy.  Aphasiology, 1-26.
  • Lee, J., Fowler, R., Rodney, D., Cherney, L. & Small, S. (2010). IMITATE: An intensive computer-based treatment for aphasia based on action observation and imitation. Aphasiology, 24, 449-465.
  • Lee, J. B., Kaye, R. C., & Cherney, L. R. (2009). Conversational script performance in adults with non-fluent aphasia: Treatment intensity and aphasia severity. Aphasiology, 23 (7–8), 885–897.

Non-Refereed Journals:

  • Lee, J. B. & Cherney, L. R. (2015). Computer-Based Treatments for Aphasia: Advancing Clinical Practice and Research. Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders.
  • Lee, J. B. & Cherney, L. R. (2013). Write On: A computer-administered treatment program allows for high-intensity practice to improve writing skills in patients with aphasia. The ASHA Leader, 18(9), 46-48.
  • Lee, J. B., Harn, B., Sohlberg, M. M. & Wade, S. (2012). An Overview of the Attention Improvement Management (AIM) program with outcomes for three pilot participants. Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, 90-105.

Conference Presentations (last five years)

  • Lee, J. B., Carpenter, J., Gustafson, G, & Cherney, L. R. (2016, November). “Patient-Reported Outcomes from an Intensive Computer-Based Writing Intervention, Poster presented at the Annual Convention for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Braun, E., Lee, J. B., Fernandez, H., Hurwitz, R., Van Vurren, S., Kording, K. & Cherney, L. R. (2016, November). “Script Acquisition and Maintenance in Aphasia: Impact of One and Two Doses of Treatment,” Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Lee, J. B. & Cherney, L. R. (2016, May). “Approaches for Analysis of Single-Case Experimental Design (SCED) Data,” Invited Round-Table at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Charlottesville, VA.
  • Lee, J. B., Cherney, L. R., & Sohlberg, M. M. (2015, November). “Evaluation of Attention Process Training-3 for Reading Comprehension in Aphasia,” Research Technical presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • Cherney, L. R., Lee, J. B., & Carpenter, J. (2015, May). “Efficacy of a Computer-Based Writing Program for Aphasia,” Paper presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Monterey, CA.
  • Cherney, L. R., Lee, J. B., & Carpenter, J. (2014, November). “Enhancing Written Communication in People with Aphasia,” Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • Cherney, L. R., Lee, J. B. & Van Vuuren, S. (2014, July). “Computer-Directed Sentence-Level Writing Treatment for Persons with Chronic Aphasia,” Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Cherney, L. R., Lee, J. B., & Hitch, R. (2013, November). “Errors, Cues, & Script-Training: Implications for Aphasia Treatment,” Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Gingrich, L., Hurwitz, R., Lee, J., Carpenter, J., & Cherney, L. (2013, November). “Quantifying Naming and Oral Reading Performance in Aphasia: the NORLA-6 Scale,” Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Lee, J. B., Masimer, C., Thompson, A., & McLaughlin, K. (2012). Aphasia Book Club:Insights from participants. Poster to be presented at the annual Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association conference, Portland, OR.
  • Lee, J. B. & Sohlberg, M. M. (2012, May). “Evaluation of an Attention Training and Metacognitive Facilitation Intervention for Reading Comprehension in Mild Aphasia,” Poster presented at the Clinical Aphasiology Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA.
  • Lee, J. B., & Sohlberg, M. M. (2011, November). “Experimental Evaluation of Direct Attention Training for Reading Impairment in Mild Aphasia,” Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Cherney, L. R., Babbitt, E., Hitch, R., Hurwitz, R., Kim, K. Y., Lee, J., Ngampatipatpong, & N. Van Vuuren, S. (2011, November). “Telepractice and Aphasia Treatment: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial,” Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Sohlberg, M. M., Lemoncello, R., & Lee, J. (2011, November). “Factors Affecting Home Exercise Compliance for Direct Attention Training,” Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.