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Shari Berkowitz

Dr. Shari Salzhauer Berkowitz is an associate professor in the communication disorders program.  She has been at Mercy College since 2009.  Dr. B teaches speech/hearing science, voice, research design and endoscopy.  All the hard stuff!  Dr. B loves to teach and to keep it real. 


CUNY GRADUATE CENTER, New York, NY, Ph.D., September, 2010, Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences.

ADELPHI UNIVERSITY, Garden City, NY, Master of Science, May 1998, Communication Sciences and Disorders (SLP).

SUNY BINGHAMTON, Binghamton, NY, (now known as Binghamton University) Bachelor of Arts, June 1984, Mathematics and Linguistics (academic honors).

Current Research

  • National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) (September 30, 2018 – September 30, 2021). Field initiated project (research) K. Kenney-Riley, K. Rapoza & S. Salzhauer Berkowitz, Co-PIs, Discordance, Depression, Cognitive Functioning, Language, Health Related Quality of Life and Adolescents with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.  Awarded $600,000 over 3 years.   

Selected Publications

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Teaching Focus

Dr B.'s goal is to develop in students the scientific bases for compassionate, targeted clinical care for all people.

Contact Info

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Shari Berkowitz
  • Associate Professor, Communication Disorders
MH G14-A