Catherine MacKenzie


  • United Kingdom


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Personal profile

Research Interests

My current research is concerned with the nature of dysarthria resulting from stroke and the results of speech and language therapy interventions with the stroke dysarthria population. Projects and publications in this field relate to a ‘Living with Dysarthria’ group approach, and individual behavioural therapy, including a randomised trial involving non-speech oro-motor exercises.    

Personal Statement

I am an Emeritus Professor in Speech and Language Therapy. My specialist field is the communication disorders associated with adult neurological disorders, especially stroke; my research and publication encompasses aphasia, dysarthria and right hemisphere damage and also the communication skills of non-brain damaged adults. My current research is in dysarthria following stroke, with projects on its characterization and outcomes associated with speech and language therapy interventions. 


In 2009 I was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists for outstanding scholarship within the speech and language therapy profession. I have received Outstanding Teaching nominations from the student body each year since the start of the scheme in 2010.  I have many links with external bodies, including Health and Care Professions Council roles in course approval and monitoring and investigating and conduct and competence panels.

Education/Academic qualification


Master of Education, University of Newcastle

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Research Output

  • 13 Citations (Scopus)

    The Living with Dysarthria group for post-stroke dysarthria: the participant voice

    MacKenzie, C., Kelly, S., Paton, G., Brady, M. & Muir, M., Apr 2013, In : International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders. 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 8 Citations (Scopus)


    Adherence to a community based 8-week programme for stroke-related dysarthria : an exploratory study of clients' views of therapy

    Author: JENSEN, A., 23 Apr 2015

    Supervisor: MacKenzie, C. (Supervisor) & Andrews, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis

    Post-stroke dysarthria : the psychosocial effects on primary communication partners

    Author: Kelly, S., 18 Sep 2015

    Supervisor: MacKenzie, C. (Supervisor) & Lowit, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis


    Fellowship of Royal College of Speech and Lamguage Therapists

    Catherine MacKenzie (Recipient), Oct 2009

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  • Activities

    MRC (Medical Research Council) (External organisation)

    Catherine MacKenzie (Member)
    Apr 2011

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

    Aphasiology (Journal)

    Catherine MacKenzie (Peer reviewer)
    Apr 2011

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal peer review