matthew cohen

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matthew cohen

Associate Professor

Office Location:
Tower at STAR, 6th floor


  • Clinical Residency (neuropsychology), Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2015
  • Ph.D., University of Florida, 2013 
  • M.S., University of Florida, 2009 
  • B.A., University of Delaware, 2007

Research Interests

  • Clinical assessment of cognition and cognitive disorders
  • Acquired communication disorders in adults
  • Alzheimer's disease and other causes of dementia
  • Assessment of patient-reported outcomes from speech-language pathology services.


Lanzi, A.M., Saylor, A.K., Fromm, D., MacWhinney, B., & Cohen, M.L. (In Press). DementiaBank: Theoretical Rationale, Protocol, and Illustrative Analyses. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.

Cohen, M.L., Harnish, S., Lanzi, A., Brello, J., Hula, W.D., Victorson, D., Nandakumar, R., Kisala, P.A., Tulsky, D.S. (In Press). Establishing Severity Levels for Patient-Reported Measures of Functional Communication, Participation, and Perceived Cognitive Function for Adults with Acquired Cognitive and Language Disorders. Quality of Life Research

Lanzi, A.M., Saylor, A.K.*, Dedrick, R.F., Bourgeois, M.S., & Cohen, M.L. (In Press). The Functional External Memory Aid Tool Version 2.0: A How-To Clinical Guide. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology

Lanzi, A.M, Saylor, A.K*., Cohen, M.L. (2022). Current Practices of Speech-Language Pathologists Serving Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment or Early-Stage Dementia from AD: Survey Results. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 31(4), 1653-1671.

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.

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.

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.

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. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups.

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. Seminars in Speech and Language, 42(3), 192-210. DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1731365

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.