Subhash Bhatnagar
Subhash C. Bhatnagar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Emeritus

Harriet Barker Cramer Hall, 230H
(414) 288-3390

Dr. Subhash Bhatnagar has been on the faculty of the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology since 1986. His research interests are in the areas of neurological bases of higher mental functions, functional neuroscience, and adult language assessment. He has participated in the mapping of the language cortex in patients undergoing tissue removal for intractable epilepsy and has used deep brain stimulation to modulate reticular influence on higher mental functions and fluency regulation. His research has been published in leading journals including Archives of Neurology, Cortex, Brain and Language, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, Journal of Neurolinguistics, Aphasiology, and the Journal of Speech and Hearing Research. He has written three books, including Neuroscience for the Study of Communicative Disorders, a text whose multiple editions have been translated into Spanish, Japanese, and Portuguese. Dr. Bhatnagar is the founder of the Aphasia and Stroke Society of India, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the life-quality of stroke patients through community education. He is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association and has received the Frank Kleffner Clinical Research Award from the Wisconsin Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Association. Dr. Bhatnagar received his Ph.D. in neurolinguistics from the University of Rochester and holds a master’s degree in communicative disorders and sciences from SUNY/Buffalo and a master’s degree in linguistics from the University of Rochester.


Ph.D., Neurolinguistics, University of Rochester
M.S., Communicative Disorders, SUNY at Buffalo
M.A., Linguistics, University of Rochester

Certification and licensure

Certificate of Clinical Competence-Speech-Language Pathology, ASHA
State of Wisconsin Dept. of Regulation and Licensing, Speech-Language Pathology



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