Tanya Gallagher, Ph.D., Professor â–¼

Tanya Gallagher, Ph.D.


Office phone:

(217) 333-2131

Office fax:

(217) 244-2235


Ph.D., University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Speech and Language Science, 1971.

Research and Professional Interests

Dr. Gallagher’s goal is to facilitate teaching, research, and public engagement activities that promote quality of life across the lifespan. Her research interests include:

  • Syntactic and pragmatic language assessment and intervention with language disordered children at high risk for social and behavioral problems
  • In-utero fetal brain development in populations at high risk for communication disorders
  • Post-treatment effects following treatment for oro-pharyngeal cancer
  • Speech-language pathology treatment outcomes.