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Jacqueline J. Hinckley, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Jacqueline Hinckley
Director, Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language and Communication Disorders program and Professor, Speech Language Pathology
(954) 262-7756


  • Bachelor of Arts, San Diego State University
  • Master of Science, University of Michigan
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University


  • Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Fellow of Person-Centered Care
  • Board Certified – Neurogenic Communication Disorders (ANCDS)
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP)

Dr. Hinckley has research and clinical interests in neurologic communication disorders, specifically aphasia and cognition. Her areas of interest include aphasia treatment research, person-centeredness, stakeholder-engaged research, qualitative methods, and implementation science.

She teaches courses in Neuroscience and Research Methods, among others. She enjoys mentoring students at all levels in research, with an Undergraduate Research Lab and as a doctoral dissertation advisor.

Much of her recent work focuses on the inclusion of people with aphasia and their families into driving research, referred to as either “patient/public involvement (PPI)” or “stakeholder-engaged research”. She is the Project Lead for Project BRIDGE: Building Research Initiatives by Developing Group Effort, funded by the Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) (2017-2019 & 2020-2022).

Dr. Hinckley is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Aphasia Association and Aphasia Access. At NSU, she is the Program Director of the BS in Speech, Language, and Communication Disorders program.

Dr. Hinckley’s mentoring extends to the publication process, and she is happy to contribute to the editorial boards of: ASHA Perspectives, Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, The Qualitative Report, Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders, and Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation.

She is particularly proud of all her former students, who are out changing the world.

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