Denise DiCristofaro is a New York State licensed and American Speech/Language/Hearing Association (ASHA) certified speech/language pathologist.
She also holds a New York State Teacher of Speech and Hearing Handicapped (TSHH) certification. Prof. DiCristofaro's background is in child language disorders and articulatory/phonological disorders.
Prof. DiCristofaro is an Asst. Professor in the Communication Disorders (CD) program and has been affiliated with Mercy College since 1994. She teaches 3 undergraduate courses and two graduate courses in the Communication Disorders program. Prof. DiCristofaro also supervises undergraduate and graduate student clinicians at the Mercy College Speech and Hearing Center.
Professor DiCristofaro was previously the Undergraduate Coordinator in the Communication Disorders program and is now the Coordinator of Graduate Admissions as well as the Clinical Placement Coordinator. She is also an advisor for undergraduate students in the program.
St. John's University
B.A. & M.A. Speech/Language Pathology
Courses currently teaching:
-CMDS 210 Clinical Process I
-CMDS 215 Clinical Process II
-CMDS 240 Phonetics
-CMDS 630 Clinical Practicum III
-CMDS 635 School-based Clinical Practicum
-CMDS 800 Preclinic Workshop.
Honorary Masters Degree in Pedagogy, Mercy College, 2019
Distinguished Alumni Award, St. John's University, 2011
- Assistant Professor, Communication Disorders