Garvin Romane, PhD, CCC-SLP, TSHH
School of Health Sciences
Dr. Garvin P. Romane is a visionary leader, passionate educator, and accomplished speech-language pathologist whose contributions have had a profound impact on the field of speech-language pathology and the lives of the diverse students and families he serves. Over the course of his illustrious 20-year career, Dr. Romane has been dedicated to the study of language and vocabulary development and speech-language pathology and has brought his extensive knowledge to a variety of roles in both his professional and volunteer capacities.
As the coordinator of special services and department head of speech and hearing at the Brentwood Union Free School District, Dr. Romane leads a team of 80 special education teachers, 40 speech pathologists, 10 occupational therapists, 3 physical therapists, and one audiologist in the development and implementation of cutting-edge speech-language education programs that serve the diverse needs of students. He is also a renowned adjunct professor of speech-language pathology at Stony Brook University and Touro University, where he shares his expertise with the next generation of speech-language pathologists and educators.
Dr. Romane's research interests are varied and innovative, including the development and assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse programs, assistive technology applications for speech-language pathology, and the use of technology to advance speech, language, and literacy skills. He is also extensively involved in advancing strategic learning models that support students of color. In addition to his professional pursuits, Dr. Romane is a seasoned traveler and food enthusiast who relishes the opportunity to explore new cultures and cuisines.
- Ph.D., Fordham University