Rebecca Hunting Pompon

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Rebecca Hunting Pompon

Assistant Professor

Office Location:
633 Tower at STAR


  • Ph.D., Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, 2013
  • B.S., Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, 2007
  • M.A., Education Counseling, Seattle University, 1997
  • B.A., Education Human Services, Western Washington University, 1993

Research Interests

  • Post-stroke aphasia and its rehabilitation
  • Psychosocial and other extralinguistic factors influencing aphasia recovery and rehabilitation
  • Measurement of chronic stress, depression, and anxiety in people with acquired communication disorders
  • Working memory and attention in aphasia

Honors, Awards, and Major Professional Offices Held

  • VA Career Development Award (IK1 RX001934) for research project “Modification and Validation of a Measure of Chronic Stress for People with Aphasia,” VA Rehabilitation Research & Development, Jan 2016 – Jan 2018.
  • NIH Predoctoral Training Award (F31 DC012457) for dissertation research project “Examining Inhibition During Spoken Word Production in Aphasia,” National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), June 2012 – June 2013.
  1.  Hunting Pompon, R., Smith, A.N., Baylor, C., and Kendall, D. (2019). Exploring associations between a biological marker of chronic stress and reported depression and anxiety in people with aphasia. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62(11), 4119-4130.
  2. Minkina, I., Bislick, L., Hunting Pompon, R., Lai, V., Madden, E., Torrance, J., Zimmerman, R.M., and Kendall, D. (2019). A detailed investigation into the influence of phonomotor treatment on confrontation naming errors in people with aphasia. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 62(11), 4080-4104.
  3. Mach, H., Baylor, C.B., *Hunting Pompon, R., and Yorkston, K. (2019). Third-party disability in family members of people with communication disorders associated with Parkinson’s disease. Topics in Language Disorders, 39(1), 71-88. doi: 10.1097/TLD.0000000000000172 
  4. Silkes, J.P., Fergadiotis, G., Horton, J., Hunting Pompon, R., Torrence, J., and Kendall, D. (2019). Effects of phonomotor treatment on discourse production. Aphasiology, 33(2), 125- 139. 
  5. Hunting Pompon, R., Amtmann, D., Bombardier, C., and Kendall, D (2018). Modification and validation of a measure of chronic stress for people with aphasia. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 61, 2934-2949. 0173.
  6. Eadie, T.E., Faust, L.G., Bolt, S.E., Kapsner-Smith, M.R., Hunting Pompon, R., Baylor, C.R., Futran, N., Mendez, E. (2018). The role of psychosocial factors on communicative participation among survivors of head and neck cancer. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 159(2), 266-273. 
  7. Hunting Pompon, R., Bislick, L., Elliott, K., Madden, E., Minkina, I., Oelke, M., and Kendall, D. (2017). Influence of linguistic and non-linguistic variables on generalization and maintenance following phonomotor treatment for aphasia. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 26(4), 1092-1104.