Jerry Hoepner, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an assistant professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. In that capacity, he teaches coursework in neuroanatomy, dysphagia, aphasia, acquired cognitive disorders, and counseling. Dr. Hoepner received his MS from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and his PhD from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in Communication Sciences and Disorders. His current research examines the role of partners in supporting the success of everyday interactions of individuals with traumatic brain injury, aphasia and dementias. A second line of research examines teaching pedagogies and learner responses. Clinically, Dr. Hoepner specializes in the use of routines to reduce demands on working memory and executive functions. He co-facilitates Aphasia Camp and the Chippewa Valley Aphasia Group.
Financial: Dr. Jerry Hoepner is an assistant professor and researcher at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Dr. Jerry Hoepner is on the board of directors for the Chippewa Valley Aphasia Group.