Michael Kimbarow

Michael, Kimbarow

San Jose State University, Communicative Disorders and Sciences
Department Chair


Michael L. Kimbarow, Ph.D. currently chairs the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences in the Connie L. Lurie College of Education. Before coming to SJSU in 2005, he was the Director of the Communication Disorders Program at New Mexico State University. Dr. Kimbarow is a speech-language pathologist with over 32 years of clinical experience with adults demonstrating speech and language disorders secondary to neurological disease. Dr. Kimbarow's research interests are in the pragmatic communication skills of individuals with aphasia or traumatic brain injury. He has published and presented extensively in this are. Dr. Kimbarow is currently on the Executive Board of the Academy of Neuorlogic Communication Disorders and Sciences and is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

E-mail: Michael.Kimbarow@sjsu.edu
Phone: (408)924-3691


Kimbarow, M.L. (2007). Integrating life participation approaches to aphasia treatmentwith adult learning theory. Topics in Language Disorders, 27 (4), 313-318).

Kimbarow, M.L.(1999). Assessing communication disorders and aphasia in older adults. In P.Lichtenberg (ed.)Handbook of GeriatricAssessment. Baltimore: John Wiley & Sons.

Lichtenberg, P.A., Kimbarow, M.L., Wall, J.R., Roth, R.E., & McNeil, S.(1998). Depression in Geriatric Medical and Nursing Home Patients. Detroit, MI: Wayne State Universit Press.

Lichtenberg, P.A., Kimbarow ,M.L., Morris, P.A. & Vangel, S.(1996). Behavioral treatment of depression in predominantly African-American medical patients. Clinical Gerontologist 17, 15-34

Kimbarow, M.L., Lichtenberg, P.A, & Vangel, S. (1996).The influence of demographic variables on normal elderly adults' performance on the Boston Naming Test. In P.Lemme (Ed.) Clinical Aphasiology Vol.24 Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Lichtenberg, P.A., Vangel, S.J., Kimbarow, M.L. & Ross, T.P. (1996).The Boston Naming Test: Clinical utility. Clinical Gerontologist, 16, 69-72.

Lichtenberg, P.A., Kimbarow, M.L , MacKinnon, D., Morris, P.A., & Bush, J.V.(1995). An interdisciplinary behavioral treatment program for depressed geriatric rehabilitation inpatient. The Gerontologist,35,688-690.

Courses Taught (Related to Aging):

EDSP 162 Communication and Aging (UG)

EDSP 254 Aphasia (Grad)

EDSP 255 Motor Speech Disorders (Grad)