Martha S. Burns

Dr. Martha S. Burns has been a practicing clinician in the Chicago area for 35 years. She serves on the Faculty of Northwestern University, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and on the medical staff of Evanston- Northwestern Hospital. Dr. Burns has received honors from Northwestern University, Evanston Hospital Corporation, the American Speech Language Hearing Foundation and St. Xavier University. Dooby’s Rating Service selected her book on Right Hemisphere Dysfunction as one of the best health sciences books of the year. In addition to that book, Dr. Burns is the author of a book on aphasia and the test Burns Brief Inventory of Communication and Cognition published by The Psychological Corporation. Dr. Burns is currently serving as senior clinical specialist and Director of Professional Relations at Scientific Learning Corporation. Dr. Burns is an engaging, dynamic and well organized presenter who offers cutting-edge information that is essential to today’s practitioner. Her special talent is her ability to take complex information and present it in a clinically meaningful and practical way.