Associate Professor, Speech Language
Director, Speech Physiology Laboratory
Phone: (619) 594-2421
Office: SLHS 242
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- Ph.D., Human Sciences (Communication Disorders), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2007
- M.S.L.P., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Alberta, 2001
- B.A., Speech Sciences & Linguistics, University of British Columbia, 1999
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
Academic and Clinical Teaching Areas
- Acquired Neurogenic Speech Disorders
- Advanced Speech Physiology
- Anatomy, Neurology, and Physiology of Speech
- Augmentative/Alternative Communication
- Voice, Resonance, and Fluency Disorders
Dr. Nip’s primary research interests include speech motor performance changes in typical-developing children and in children with dysarthria due to Cerebral Palsy. In addition, he is interested in how cognition and language formulation can influence speech motor performance.
- NIH-NIDCD R03 DC012135, 09/2011-08/2014, Nip (PI), Orofacial Kinematics of Children with Cerebral Palsy
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation New Investigators Research Grant, 11/2011-11/2012, Nip (PI), Oromotor Development of Toddlers with Cerebral Palsy
- Language Learning, 04/2011-04/2012, Nip (Co-PI with Dr. K. Henrike Blumenfeld), Cognitive and Linguistic Influences on Speech Motor Control of L2 in Adult Language Learners
- University Grants Program, San Diego State University, 2010-2011, Nip (PI), The Influence of Speaker Intent on Speech Motor Planning
- University Grants Program, San Diego State University, 2009-2010, Nip (PI), Speech Movement Characteristics of Children with Cerebral Palsy
- Nip, I. S. B., Wilson, E. M., & Kearny, L. (in press). Spatial characteristics of jaw movements during
chewing of children with cerebral palsy: A pilot study. Dysphagia.
- Nip, I. S. B., Arias, C. R., Morita, K., & Richardson, H. (2017). Initial observations of lingual movement
characteristics of children with cerebral palsy. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 60,
- Nip, I. S. B. (2017). Interarticulator coordination in children with and without cerebral palsy. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 20, 1-13.
- Nip, I. S. B. & Blumenfeld, H. K. (2015). Proficiency and linguistic complexity influence speech motor
performance and control in Spanish language learners. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 58, 653-668.
- Nip, I. S. B. & Green, J. R. (2013). Increases in cognitive and linguistic processing primarily account for increases in speaking rate with age. Child Development, 84, 1324-1337.
- Barlow, J. A., Branson, P. E., & Nip, I. S. B. (in press). Phonetic equivalence in the acquisition of /l/ by Spanish-English bilingual children. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 16, 68-85.
- Nip, I. S. B. (2012). Kinematic characteristics of speaking rate in individuals with cerebral palsy: A preliminary study. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 20, 88-94.
- Wang, Y.T., Nip, I. S. B., Green, J. R., Kent, R. D., Kent, J. F., & Ullman, C. (2012). Accuracy of perceptual and acoustic methods for the detection of inspiratory loci in spontaneous speech. Behavior Research Methods, 44, 1121-1128.