Connie Porcaro, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Office Number: 561-297-1137
Office Location: Boca, 47 - ED 450

Dr. Porcaro is an instructor who strives to tie research to clinical knowledge and decision-making. In all of her classes, she focuses on the importance of evidence-based practice – the use of research results, clinical knowledge, and client information to make the best clinical choices. Her research has also carefully followed this concept. Research interests include the following:

  • Influence of visual information on speech intelligibility in disordered speakers including
    • Motor speech disorders
    • Voice disorders
  • Impact of listener strategies on speech intelligibility in disordered speakers
  • Self-perceptions of healthy aging individuals on
    • Voice
    • Swallowing
    • Hearing
  • Impact of misophonia (sound sensitivity disorder) on university students and instructors