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Northwestern School of Communication

Carolyn "CC" Lisowski

Assistant Clinical Professor
In her role as an acute care SLP, Carolyn serves patients across the adult age span with swallowing, speech, language, and cognitive-communication disorders. She shares her learning and clinical knowledge with students in the Northwestern University MS in Speech, Language, and Learning program, through classroom and clinical education experiences.

Area(s) of Expertise

Communication Skills, Language Learning and Processing, Neuroscience, Swallowing Disorders
Carolyn "CC" Lisowski

Carolyn G. Lisowski's primary clinical interests are in acute inpatient care, focusing on dysphagia and acquired neurogenic disorders of communication and cognition. In addition to clinical practice, Carolyn is also passionate about improving clinical education within speech-language pathology, with a particular emphasis on the transition from classroom to clinical practice.


  • SLPD, Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University
  • MS, Speech Language & Learning, Northwestern University
  • BA, Linguistics, Stanford University


  • CSD 369: Fundamentals of Medical Speech-Language Pathology
  • CSD 479: Externship, Clinical Practicum
  • CCS: Clinical Instruction: Consideration of Evidence for an Effective Learning Environment