Elissa Manzi

Elissa Manzi


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Personal profile

Academic Background

Elissa is a Lecturer in Speech and Language Therapy, having joined the UEA in February 2023. She qualified as a speech and language therapist in 2017 after completing the BSc Speech and Language Therapy at the University of East Anglia. She has worked in a range of clinical settings, spanning acute, neurological rehabilitation and adult community.  In her last clinical post she was a specialist speech and language therapist working across a stroke rehabilitation ward and in the Early Supported Discharge stroke service.  She is the module lead for Acquired Language and Communication Disorders.

Elissa is currently completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Research Delivery through Newcastle University and is enrolled to start MA Higher Education Practice in September 2023.

Elissa is the therapy symposium coordinator for the British Aphasiology Society and has keen research interest in adult-acquired aphasia, dysarthria and dysphagia.  





External positions

Therapy Symposium Coordinator, British Aphasiology Society