Jennifer Cupit (Ph.D 2010)
Jennifer Cupit completed her PhD in 2010 and completed a post doctoral fellowship in 2014. Her research focused on the relationship between the lexical and syntactic levels and the underlying syntactic impairment in aphasia and Primary Progressive Aphasia.
She currently works as the International Applications Coordinator with the College of Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and is a Consultant to the Canadian Alliance of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Regulators (CAASPR). In her work with CASLPO, she coordinates the registration of internationally-trained applicants in speech-language pathology and audiology to Ontario and is involved in the development of policy and procedures relating to the registration of audiologists and speech-language pathologists. In her role with CAASPR and the current harmonization process occurring across the regulated provinces in Canada, she recently led work on the development of the National Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Competency Profiles and she was a member of the Canadian Entry-to-Practice Exam Blueprint Steering Committee. She is currently responsible for the revision of the Academic Equivalency Framework and is developing a manual to be used by a National Assessment Panel, who will ultimately evaluate all applications to the regulated provinces in Canada.