Danika L. Pfeiffer, PhD, CCC-SLP

Dr. Danika Pfeiffer is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology at Towson University in Towson, Maryland. She is Principal Investigator of the Collaboration in Research for Children's Language and Literacy (CiRCLL) Lab. Her primary research interest is in enhancing children's early language and literacy skills through collaborative school-based partnerships. This includes providing educators with interprofessional training at the preservice and in-service levels. Danika has presented her research on the topic of interprofessional practice at the state, national, and international levels.

Danika hosts the About, From, & With podcast, sharing her experience pursuing a career in academia as well as others' journeys in the field of speech-language pathology. She also works closely with other scientists and clinicians as a volunteer collaborator with CSDisseminate and OpenCSD. Their work aims to enhance research accessibility, rigor, and transparency in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Contact: dpfeiffer@towson.edu

Education and Training

Postdoctoral Fellowship Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD 2022

The Johns Hopkins University

Doctorate of Philosophy James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 2018

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Master of Science
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 2016

Speech-Language Pathology

Bachelor of Education
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 2014

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Recent Presentations

February 10-12, 2022

Child Care Providers' Perceptions of a Professional Development Program:
A Qualitative Analysis

Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention

June 2-4, 2022

SLPs’ Perceptions of Effective Language and Early Literacy Instruction for Pre-K Children with Developmental Language Disorder

The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders

November 17-19, 2022

Examining a Shared Book Reading Professional Development Program
in Child Care:
A Randomized Controlled Trial

2022 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention