Ronald S. Tikofsky

Columbia University, USA

EDUCATION: BA (1952), MA (1953) Brooklyn College PhD (1957) U Utah. ACADEMIC POSITIONS: U Pittsburgh – Instructor1957 – 1958`; U Michigan – Inst. - Prof. 1958-1971; Florida International U Full Prof./Chair Psych. 1971- 1979; U Wisconsin- Milwaukee – Prof 1979 – 1985; Medical College of Wisconsin – Assoc. Prof. Clin. Radiol. Dept Radiol. 1985-1995; Columbia U Harlem Hospital Affiliation – Associate Professor of Clinical Radiol, Divis. Nuclear Med. 1995 - 2008; Columbia University Dept. Radiol. Div.Nucl. Med. – Assoc. Prof. Clin. Radiol. 2008- 2010 (retired - 2010), Spec. Lect. Dept. Radiol. 2010 to present; Teachers College – Adj. Prof. Speech Pathology 2000 to present. EDITORIAL: Assoc. Ed. J Speech Hearing Research, Aphasiology,Edit. Board J Nuclear Medicine, – Edit. Board, Clin. Nucl Med – Ed. Board J Neuroimaging. FELLOWSHIPS: Amer. Assoc. Advan. Sci., Amer. Coll. Nucl. Medicine, Amer. Psychol. Assoc., Amer.Speech-Language-Hearing Assoc. HONORS: Amer. Board Sci.Nucl. Med.- Diplomate, Amer. Coll. Nucl. Med. – Gold Medal, Soc. Nucl. Med. Brain Imaging Council – Kuhl-Lassen Lectureship Award, Amer. Speech-Language-Hearing Assoc. Certificate of Recognition. OTHER INFORMATION: Served on NIH study sections, reviewed research proposals for the NSF, have had 25 research/training grants including 6 funded by the NIH. Directed 11 doctoral dissertations and served on 22 dissertation committees. CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS: Applications of fMRI, PET and MRSpectroscopy to the study of language and language disorders, hearing impairment, epilepsy, brain tumors, cognitive processing, and brain plasticity in recovery from aphasia.

Biography Updated on 1 April 2012

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