Saint Louis University

Travis ThreatsProfessor and Department Chair
ASHA Fellow

Office: McGannon Hall, Suite 23
Phone: 314-977-3175

Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background:

  • B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
  • Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

 Departmental Responsibilities:

  • CSDI 4500 Neurol Basis of Communication
  • CSDI 5720 Neurogenic Communicative Disorders in Adults
  • CSDI 5800  Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology
  • CSDI 5820 Cognitive-Communicative Disorders

Research/Clinical Interests:

  • World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning,
    and Health (ICF) and ICF for Children and Youth (ICF-CY)
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Ethics in Rehabilitation Health Care
  • Use of ICF codes in computerized medical records
  • Development of Assessment Measures Based on the ICF and ICF-CY
  • International Comparison of Rehabilitation Systems
  • Acquired Neurogenic Communication Disorders including Aphasia, Traumatic Brain Injury
    and Dementia

Other Educational Opportunities:

I enjoy working with students both on master's thesis and independent studies. I am able to provide students with information concerning communication disorders within the larger scope of health care delivery models, disability epidemiology and international approaches to rehabilitation.

Updated November 2015