Gregory J. Spray M.A., CCC-SLP

Gregory Spray

Ph.D. Student

Department
  • Communicative Sciences & Disorders
spraygre@msu.edu

Bio

Gregory J. Spray, M.A., CCC-SLP, is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University. He received his B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Western Michigan University with concentrations in music, psychology, and holistic health care, and his M.A. in Communicative Sciences & Disorders from Michigan State University. 

Spray is actively involved with the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association where he serves on the Executive Board as the Vice President of Membership. In spring 2017, he participated in the Erasmus+ Program where he studied at South West University in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria under the supervision of Prof. Dobrinka Georgieva, Ph.D. 

He has worked in various clinical settings, and across the lifespan (ages 2-103): acute care, outpatient rehab, private practice (peds/adult), home care, and skilled nursing facilities. His therapeutic expertise lies in the areas of dysphagia, motor speech disorders, and cognition. 

Research and Teaching

Key Research Interests:

Spray’s research interests include the neural basis of developmental stuttering that may help diagnose and predict persistent forms of stuttering. He is also interested in the neural basis of language development and disorders. He has published articles and presented posters in the areas of dyslexia, stuttering, and bilingualism. 

Previous & Current Courses Instructed: 

CSD 203: Introduction to Communicative Sciences & Disorders 

CSD 391: Observation & Analysis of Clinical Practice 

CSD 491: Neuro Basis for Communication 

CSD 813: Neuroanatomy & Physiology of Speech, Language, and Hearing 

CSD 820: Language Assessment & Intervention: Early Stages (Co-Instructor) 

CSD 865: Motor Speech Disorders 

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