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Gary E. Martin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
St. John’s University, Staten Island, NY

Dr. Gary Martin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at St. John’s University in New York, and a nationally certified speech-language pathologist.

Dr. Martin’s own research focuses on speech and language development in children with autism spectrum disorder, fragile X syndrome, and Down syndrome, with an emphasis on pragmatic language, prosody, and the overlap of fragile X and autism. With the NDL, he collaborates on autism- and fragile X-related research, including mentoring students in the lab, and collaborating on papers and presentations.

Dr. Martin earned his B.A. in Communication Science and Disorders and his M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh, and his Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of North Carolina.

Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Jamie Barstein, Ph.D.
  • Lauren Bush, Ph.D.
  • Abigail Hogan, Ph.D.
  • Jane Hornickel, Ph.D.
  • Jessica Klusek, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
  • Michelle Lee, Ph.D.
  • Nell Maltman, Ph.D.
  • Shivani Patel, Ph.D., CF-SLP