Peer-Reviewed Publications

Clough, S., Hilverman, C., Brown-Schmidt, S. & Duff, M.C. (2020). The role of the hippocampus in audience-design: Evidence from amnesia. [Manuscript submitted for publication].


Gordon, J.K. & Clough, S. (2020). How fluent? Part B. Underlying contributors to continuous measures of fluency in aphasia. Aphasiology.


Clough, S. & Gordon, J.K. (2020). Fluent or nonfluent? Part A: Underlying contributors to categorical classifications of fluency in aphasia. Aphasiology, 34, 515-539.


Clough, S. & Hilverman, C. (2018). Hand gestures and how they help children learn. Front. Young Minds, 6:29. doi: 10.3389/frym.2018.00029


Hilverman, C., Clough, S., Duff, M. C., & Cook, S. W. (2018). Patients with hippocampal amnesia successfully integrate gesture and speech. Neuropsychologia, 117, 332-338.


Clough, S., Hilverman, C., Brown-Schmidt, S., & Duff, M.C. Less talk, more action: Visibility increases gesture use in amnesia.

Clinical Aphasiology Conference | (Conference canceled).


Clough, S., Hilverman, C., & Duff, M.C. The role of the hippocampus in perspective-taking: Evidence from amnesia.

International Cognitive-Communications Disorders Conference | Orange, CA, Jan 16, 2020


Gordon, J., Clough, S., & Khvalabov, N. (November 2019). Measuring fluency in aphasia.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention | Orlando, FL, Nov 21, 2019


Clough, S. & Gordon, J.K. Understanding Fluency in Aphasia.

Academy of Aphasia | Montreal, Canada, October 21, 2018


Clough, S. Co-Speech Gesture Integration in Hippocampal Amnesia.

University of Iowa CSD Proseminar | Iowa City, IA, September 29, 2017

Academic Honors, Awards, & Scholarships
Master's Thesis

Clough, Sharice." Co-speech gesture integration in hippocampal amnesia." MA (Master of Arts) thesis, University of Iowa, 2018. 


Doctoral student in hearing and speech sciences

Vanderbilt University, August 2019 - Present

University of Iowa, Graduated May 2018

M.A. Speech-Language Pathology

St. Ambrose University, Graduated May 2015

B.S. Behavioral Neurosicence

B.A. Spanish

2019 Vanderbilt University Graduate Fellowship ($5000)


2018 NIDCD Academy of Aphasia Young Investigator Travel Fellowship ($1,200)


2017 Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) Student Fellowship 


2017 ASHFoundation New Century Scholars Research Grant Recipient, Co-investigator ($25,000)


2017 Students Preparing for Academic Research Careers (SPARC) Award ($1,000)


2017 Carol L. & Gerald L. Nordquist Speech-Language Pathology Scholarship ($4,000)


2017 Iowa Scottish Rite Masonic Foundation Scholarship ($5,000)


2017 Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Neil VerHoef Scholarship ($500)


2015 Excellence in Psychological Service Award, St. Ambrose University


2014 Awarded 2nd place for empirical research presentation at River Bend Psychological Association Student Research Conference

Clinical Experience

2019 Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP)


Millennium Therapy, Clinical Fellowship

(June 2018 – July 2019)


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Student Externship

(March – May 2018)


Brooks Rehab Hospital Jacksonville, FL, Student Externship 

(Jan – Mar 2018)


Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic, University of Iowa (August 2016 – Dec 2017)


2017 Graduate Teaching Assistant

Aging Matters: Intro to Gerontology

Basic Acoustics for Speech and Hearing Sciences

2016 Graduate Teaching Assistant

Professional Membership

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2019 - Present

Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders & Sciences,

     2018 - Present

Iowa Speech-Language Hearing Association, 2018 - 2019

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association, 2016 - 2018

  • University of Iowa Chapter President (2017)

  • University of Iowa Chapter Philantrhopy Chair (2016)


Research Assistant – Aphasia and Aging laboratory,

University of Iowa (March 2017–July 2019)

  • Principal mentor: Dr. Jean K. Gordon


American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Coordinator

(February – December 2017)  


Research Assistant – Grammar Acquisition Laboratory,

University of Iowa (June 2016)

  • Principal mentor: Dr. Amanda Owen Van Horne 


Research Assistant – Communication and Memory Laboratory, University of Iowa (2015–2016)

  • Principal mentor: Dr. Melissa Duff

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