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Northwestern School of Communication

Sarah Penzell

Associate Clinical Professor
Sarah Penzell

Sarah Penzell’s primary clinical interests lie in the areas of acquired neurogenic disorders of speech, language, and cognition; stuttering and cluttering; and gender affirming voice and communication. Prior to working as a clinical instructor at Northwestern, she served as a rehabilitation speech-language pathologist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (now Shirley Ryan AbilityLab).


  • MA, Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University
  • BA, History and American Studies, Northwestern University


  • CSD 490 Adult Neuromotor Speech Disorders