Jamie H. Azios

Assistant Professor
Office: Speech and Hearing Building, Room 120-F
Phone: 409-880-8174
Email: jamie.azios@lamar.edu


  • Ph.D. in Applied Language & Speech Sciences, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2015
  • M.S. in Communicative Disorders, University of Louisiana at Monroe, 2009
  • B.S. in Communicative Disorders, University of Louisiana at Monroe, 2007


Neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders, qualitative research methodologies

Board Certification/Licensure

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Louisiana state license
  • Texas state license

Professional Affiliations

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Teaching Experience

  • Anatomy & Physiology for speech-language pathology (undergraduate)
  • Dysphagia (graduate)
  • Motor Speech Disorders (graduate)
  • Medical Speech-language Pathology (undergraduate)
  • Neurology (undergraduate)
  • Aphasia & Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders (graduate)

Research Interests

  • Social implications of restrictive diets in individuals with dysphagia
  • Co-construction of conversation in aphasia
  • Therapeutic interactions between providers and clients with communicative disorders
  • Structure of social interaction in long-term care facilities

Recent Publications

  • Damico, J.S., Tetnowski, J., Lynch, K., Hartwell, J., Weill, C., Heels, J., & Simmons-Mackie, N. (2015). Facilitating authentic conversation: an intervention employing principles of constructivism and conversation analysis. Aphasiology, 29(3), 400-421.
  • Azios, J.H., Damico, J.S., & Roussel, N. (under review). Communicative accessibility in aphasia: An investigation of the interactional context of nursing homes. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Azios, J.H. & Archer, B. (under review). Singing behaviour in a client with traumatic brain injury: A conversation analysis investigation. Aphasiology.
  • Archer, B., Azios, J.H., Azios, M., Leafblad, S., & Heels, J. (under review). “Dear Diary”: A preliminary study of the effects of consistency modification on dimensions of wellness. Communication Disorders Quarterly.
  • Long, E. & Azios, J.H. (under review). Exploring nurse aide perspectives on caring for persons with dementia. Annals of Long-Term Care.
  • Azios, J. H., Bellon-Harn, M., Dockens, A. L., & Manchaiah, V. (2017). Quality and readability of English-language internet information for aphasia. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 1-9.
  • Bellon-Harn, M. L., Azios, J. H., Dockens, A. L., & Manchaiah, V. (2017). Speech-language pathologists’ preferences for patient-centeredness. Journal of Communication Disorders, 68, 81-88.
  • Azios, J. H., Damico, J. S., & Roussel, N. C. (2016). Experiences associated with pediatric dysphagia: A mother’s perspective. International Journal of Speech & Language Pathology and Audiology, 4(2), 50-56.