Faculty Profiles

Hariklia Proios

Professor, Chair
Communication Sciences and Disorders, Ruth S. Ammon College of Education and Health Sciences

Hy Weinberg Center 117

General Information



PhD Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dept of Speech and Language Pathology, Columbia University, Teachers College (1993)

M.Phil, Columbia University, Teachers College (1992)

MSc , Columbia University, Teachers College (1989)

B.A. Dept of Speech and Language Pathology/Psychology (Double Major) , Hofstra University (1986)

Licenses and Certifications

Licenses and Certifications

*Schweiz. Zentralstelle fuer Heilpaedagogic (license in SLP), 2001 - 2002

*Massachusetts State License in Speech-Language Pathology, 1998 - 2000

*New Jersey State License in Speech-Language Pathology, 1989 - 1998

*New Jersey Higher Education Council for Speech-Language, 1994 – 1997

 *American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC), 1989 –date

Professional Experience

Professional Experience


Professor of Neurocognitive Disorders and Rehabilitation, Department of Educational and Social Policy, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki Greece*

Assistant Professor of Neurocognitive Disorders and Rehabilitation, Department of Educational and Social Policy, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece Granted Tenure 6/2018

Dept. Head of Logotherapy Department, “Akmi” Metropolitan College 2016 (developed department for communication sciences and disorders)

Research Associate (Wissentschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), Universitaetspital Zurich
Department of Neurology, Neuropsychology Unit Zurich CH

Research Associate, Harvard University, Boston MA Laboratory of Cognitive Psychology Department of Psychology Boston Mass

Assistant Professor, Montclair State University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Montclair New Jersey Granted Tenure 6/1992

Personal Statement

Personal Statement

*since 2019 Developed educational portion and implemented the global communications campaign ‘FAST Heroes” (fastheroes.com) Angels which focus on participatory educational program and NCDs, including the identification of stroke symptoms-to date the campaign reach is over 500,000 people in 16 countries.

* undergraduate and graduate courses teaching in English Language and Greek Language

*Oversee and Supervision of Doctoral, master’s and Bachelor theses (over 20 in total).

* Support the development of the life after stroke for Stroke Alliance for Europe SAFE safestroke.eu event programs, stakeholder attendance and strategic outputs : currently serving as President and a Board Member (2020-2024).

*Research and Ethics committee serves on reviewing research from all departments and team meetings

*Member of National Aphasia Association (NAA) in 2007 and National Aphasia Association Advisory Council in 2009.

*Member of Stroke Task Force 2019 for World Health Organization (WHO) and Research Member of Schools for Health in Europe (SHE) network

*Participates on the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) 2020 to date on stroke and aphasia task force.

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