Limited Term Assistant Professor


Maryanne Weatherill is currently a Ph.D. candidate a the University of Georgia in the department of Educational Psychology.  Her educational emphasis is Applied Cognition and Development. Her research interests include patient motivation and engagement in adult rehabilitation.

A Speech-Language Pathologist for 25 years in medical settings including inpatient acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, home health, skilled nursing, and VA hospital, her primary responsibilities have included evaluation and treatment of patients with dysphagia and neurologically based communication disorders.

Ms. Weatherill is currently serving on the Executive Board for the Council of State Association Speech-Language-Hearing Association presidents and is a past-president of the Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  She has been awarded the Award for Continuing Education by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2006, 2009, 2012, 2015, and 2017.  She received the  Dr. Robert A. Hull Leadership Award, in recognition of outstanding leadership in the profession, by the Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2014.

Education / Degrees

  • B.A., Communication Disorders, Eastern Washington University, 1990
  • M.S., Speech Pathology, Auburn University, 1992