Dr. John McCarthy

John McCarthy is a professor of communication disorders and interim dean of the College of Health Sciences and Professions. He teaches courses on AAC, interprofessional education, pre-professional orientation, and introduction to communication disorders.  His research includes improving computer interfaces and expanding the creative possibilities for children and young adults requiring complex communication needs, and improving interprofessional education outcomes with a focus on technology tools. Dr. McCarthy obtained a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, an MS in Communication Disorders, and a BM in Music, all from The Pennsylvania State University.