Megan E. Cuellar, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor

Midwestern University
College of Health Sciences
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
Alumni Hall 205-G
555 31st St.
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Office:  630-515-6237


B.S. Audiology and Speech Pathology University of Tennessee 2003
M.S. Speech Pathology University of Memphis 2005
Ph.D. Speech and Hearing Sciences University of Tennessee Health Science Center 2014


Dr. Cuellar's research aims to understand the role of cortical sensorimotor integration during speech and swallowing.  Dr. Cuellar is also interested in understanding how sensorimotor integration may facilitate higher order cognitive and language processing.  The long term goal of Dr. Cuellar's research is to develop more effective assessment and treatment methods for individuals with cognitive-communication and swallowing impairments.  

Dr. Cuellar conducts her research through the Electrophysiology Lab at the Midwestern University Speech-Language Institute. Current research projects are investigating: