Featured Publications

  • Cohen, M.L., Harnish, S., Lanzi, A., Brello, J., Victorson, D., Kisala, P.A., Nandakumar, R., Tulsky, D.S. (2021). Adapting a PRO-Bookmarking Task to be Accessible to Adults with Cognitive and Language Disorders. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 64 (11), 4403-4412
  • Martens, C.R., Cohen, M.L., Lanzi, A.M., Johnson, C. (2021). Expanding Alzheimer’s Research at the University of Delaware and Beyond: The Delaware Center for Cognitive Aging Research (DECCAR). Delaware Journal of Public Health, 7(4), 24-30. doi: 10.32481/djph.2021.09.006
  • Cohen, M.L., Ryan, A.C., & Lanzi, A.L. (2021). Prevention of and Early Intervention for Cognitive Decline due to Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders. Delaware Journal of Public Health, 7(4), 118-122. doi: 10.32481/djph.2021.09.014.
  • Lanzi, A., Ellison, J., Cohen, M.L. (2021). The “Counseling+” Roles of the Speech-Language Pathologist Serving Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia. Invited paper for Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 6(5),987-1002

Patient-Reported Outcome Measures

  • Roydhouse, J., Cohen, M.L., Eshoj, H., Corsini, N. Yucel, E., Rutherford, C., Wac, K., Berrocal, A., Lanzi, A., Nowinski, C., Roberts, N., Kassianos, A., Sebille, V., King, M.T., Mercieca-Bebber, R., on behalf of the ISOQOL Proxy Task Force. (2021). The Use of Proxies and Proxy-Reported Measures: A Report of the ISOQOL Proxy Task Force. Quality of Life Research.
  • Kisala, P.A., Tulsky, D.S., Tate, D., Heinemann, A., Charlifue, S., Fyffe, D., Felix, E.R., Cohen, M.L., Boulton, A.J., Ni, P., Keeney, T., Slavin, M.D., & Jette, A. (2021). Spinal Cord Injury – Functional Index (SCI-FI v.1.0): Responsiveness to Change Over Time. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
  • Cohen, M.L., Lanzi, A., & Boulton A.J. (2021). Clinical Use of PROMIS, Neuro-QOL, TBI-QoL and Other Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Individual Clients with Cognitive & Language Disorders. Invited paper for Seminars in Speech and Language, 42(3), 192-210.
  • Cohen, M.L., Boulton, A.J., Lanzi, A., Sutherland, E*., Hunting Pompon, R. (2021). Psycholinguistic Features, Design Attributes, and Respondent-Reported Cognition Predict Response Time to Patient-Reported Outcome Measure Items. Quality of Life Research, 30(6), 1693-1704.
  • Cohen, M.L. & Hula. W.D. (2020). Patient-Reported Outcomes and Evidence-Based Practice in Speech-Language Pathology. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 29(1), 357-370.
  • Cohen, M.L., Kisala, P.A., Boulton, A.J., Carlozzi, N.E., Cook, C.V., & Tulsky, D.S. (2019). Development and Psychometric Characteristics of the TBI-QOL Communication Item Bank. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 34(5), 326-339.
  • Cohen, M.L., Weatherford, S.*, & Nandakumar, R. (2019). How Normal are “Normal” Errors of Language and Cognition? Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62(5), 1468-1472.
  • Cohen, M.L., Tulsky, D.S., Boulton, A.J., Kisala, P.A., Bertish, H., Yeates, K.O., Zonfrillo, M.R., Durbin, D., Jaffe, K.M., Tempkin, N., Wang, J., Rivara, F.P. (2019). Reliability and Construct Validity of the TBI-QOL Communication Short Form as a Parent-Report Instrument for Children with Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research,62 (1),
  • Kisala, P.A., Boulton, A.J., Cohen, M.L., Slavin, M.D., Jette, A.M., Charlifue, S., Hanks, R., Mulcahey, M.J., Cella, D., Tulsky, D.S. (2019). Interviewer vs. Self-Administration of PROMIS Measures for Adults with Traumatic Injury. Health Psychology, 38(5), 435-444.

Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Dementia

  • Lanzi, A. M., Saylor, A. K., & Cohen, M. L. (2022). Survey results of SLPs working with cognitive-communication disorders: Improving practices for MCI and early-stage dementia from Alzheimer’s disease. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1044/2022_AJSLP-21-00266
  • Lanzi, A., Wallace, S.E., Cohen, M.L., & Bourgeois, M.S. (2021). Structured External Memory Aid Treatment (SEMAT) in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment: Long-Term Adherence and Subjective Experiences of Treatment. Aphasiology. 
  • Lanzi, A., Bourgeois, M. S., & Dedrick, R. (2020). Development and initial validation of the functional external memory aid tool. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 29(2), 611-624. PMID: 32097573
  • Lanzi, A., & Bourgeois, M. S. (2019). Structured external memory aid treatment for mild cognitive impairment. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 29(1S), 474-484. PMID: 31424973
  • Lanzi, A., Wallace, S. E., & Bourgeois, M. S. (2018). External memory aids preferences of individuals with mild cognitive impairment. Seminars in Speech & Language, 39(3), 211-222. PMID: 29933488
  • Lanzi, A., Wallace, S. E., & Bourgeois, M. S. (2018). Group external memory aid treatment for mild cognitive impairment. Aphasiology, 33(3), 320-336. doi: 10.1080/02687038.2018.1466104
  • Lanzi, A., Burshnic, V., & Bourgeois, M. (2017). Person-centered memory and communication strategies for adults with dementia. Topics in Language Disorders, 37(4), 361-374. doi: 10.1097/TLD.0000000000000136

Additional Work

  • Lanzi, A., & Bourgeois, M. (2019). Treatment programs delivered by technology enhance the management of post-stroke anomia, but generalization to untrained words and everyday communication is still lacking. Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention, 13(4), 177-180. 
  • French, M.A.*, Cohen, M.L., Pohlig, R.T., Reisman, D.S. (2021). Fluid Cognitive Abilities are Related to Locomotor Switching Ability in Neurologically Intact Adults, but Not Individuals After Stroke. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, 46(1), 3-10. DOI: 10.1097/npt.0000000000000373. PMID: 34507340.
  • Saylor, A., Wallace, S. E., Brown, E. D., & Schreiber, J. (2021). Aphasia-friendly medication instructions: effects on comprehension in persons with and without aphasia. Aphasiology, 1-17.
  • Sanjana, F*., Delgorio, P.L.*, Hiscox, L.V*., DeConne, T.M*., Hobson, J.C., Cohen, M.L., Johnson, C.L., Martens, C.R. (2020). Blood Lipid Markers are Associated with Hippocampal Viscoelastic Properties and Memory in Humans. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism.
  • French, M.A.*, Cohen, M.L., Pohlig, R.T., Reisman, D.S. (2021). Fluid Cognition is Important for Learning and Retention of a New, Explicitly-Learned Walking Pattern in Individuals After Stroke. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 35(5), 419-430.