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Mohammed Safi

Associate Professor
(651) 240-4185
Office: St. Catherine University Minneapolis, MN

Education/Licensure and Board Certification

  • D. Communication Sciences and Disorder (With Distinction). 2014.

Howard University. Washington, DC. USA

Specialization: Motor Speech Disorders. Swallowing Physiology/Dysphagia.

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology.

American Speech Language Hearing Association. USA.

  • S. Speech Language Pathology. 2001.

Rockhurst University. Kansas City, MO. USA

  • Sc. Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. 1998.


Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Service Award (2022/2023).

College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAEU.

  • Best Mentor in Health Sciences Award (2022/2023).

College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAEU.

  • Awarded PhD with Distinction based on quality of research, defense, & written document.

Dept. of Communication Sciences & Disorders. Howard University. July/2014.

  • Teaching Associateship Award.

Dept. of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Howard University. Fall/2013 – Spring/2014.

  • Research Fellowship Award.

Dept. of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Howard University. Fall/2009 – Spring/2010.

  • Scientific Paper Award – Third Place.

Integrative Neural Systems Underlying Vital Aerodigestive Tract Functions. Madison, Wisconsin. June/2010.

  • Travel Award.

Integrative Neural Systems Underlying Vital Aerodigestive Tract Functions. Madison, Wisconsin.  June/2010.

  • Best Presentation Award – First place.

Annual Graduate Research Day. Graduate School, Howard University. April/2010.

Courses Taught

  • Neuroscience of Language (PhD level course)
  • Neuro and Cognitive Foundations of Communication Impairments (PhD level course)
  • Topical Seminar in Neurological Disorders
  • Neuroscience for Speech Pathology & Audiology
  • Dysphagia
  • Neurological Bases for Speech Language Pathology
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanisms
  • Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders


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