Maya Henry, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
M.S., Communication Sciences & Disorders
University of Arizona
Ph.D., Communication Sciences & Disorders
University of Arizona
University of California, San Francisco
Maya Henry, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Neurology at Dell Medical School. She is also an associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The University of Texas at Austin and director of the Aphasia Research and Treatment Lab.
Henry received her bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin and her Master of Science and doctorate from the University of Arizona. She also completed a National Institutes of Health (NIH) postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California’s Memory and Aging Center, a leading research center that investigates atypical dementias such as frontotemporal dementia and early onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Henry joined the faculty of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2014 and became jointly appointed in the Department of Neurology in 2019. Her clinical and research interests are in the nature and treatment of aphasia caused by stroke and neurodegenerative disease. Funded by the NIH, Henry’s research has explored cognitive and neural bases of spoken and written language as well as the rehabilitation of language impairments associated with primary progressive aphasia. She has published her research in a variety of journals including, but not limited to, Brain; Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience; Cortex; Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research; Aphasiology; Brain and Language; Clinical Interventions in Aging; Neurocase; Neuropsychological Rehabilitation; and Current Opinion in Neurology. She has also published several book chapters and presented her research at national and international conferences.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders & Sciences
The Institute for Neuroscience, The University of Texas at Austin
Clinically Applied Rehabilitation Research & Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
Texas Aging & Longevity Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Outstanding Teaching Award Nominee
The University of Texas System Regents, 2019
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award Nominee
The University of Texas at Austin, 2018
Moody College of Communication, The University of Texas at Austin, 2017 & 2014
Teaching Excellence Award Nominee
Moody College of Communication, The University of Texas at Austin, 2017 & 2016