Bryan Ness, PhD
Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Office Phone: 951-552-8343 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: Health Science Campus F76 Office Hours:
|PhD||Communication Disorders and Sciences||University of Oregon||2009|
|M.S.||Speech Pathology and Audiology||University of Nevada, Reno||2002|
|B.S.||Speech Pathology and Audiology||University of Nevada, Reno||2000|
Calvary Chapel Bible College (1995-1997)
Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing (UG)
Voice and Craniofacial Disorders (Grad)
Research Methods (Grad)
Cognitive-Communication Disorders (Grad)
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Traumatic brain injury, cognitive rehabilitation, post-secondary achievement, self-regulation, student service members/veterans, student-athletes
Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of New Hampshire (2009-2015).
Research Methods (graduate)
Cognitive-communication disorders (graduate)
Organic Pathologies (undergraduate)
Adults with Acquired Brain Injury (undergraduate)
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Ness, B.M., Middleton, M., & Hildebrandt, M. (2015). Examining the effects of self-reported
PTSD symptoms and positive relations with others on self-regulated learning for student
service members/veterans. Journal of American College Health, 65, .
Ness, B.M., Rocke, M., Harrist, C., & Vroman, K. (2014). College and combat trauma: An
insider's perspective of the post-secondary education experience shared by service
members managing neurobehavioral symptoms. NeuroRehabilitation, 35, 147-158.
Ness, B.M. & Vroman, K. (2014). Examining the impact of traumatic brain injury and post-
traumatic stress disorder on self-regulated learning and academic achievement among
military service members enrolled in post-secondary education. Journal of Head Trauma
Rehabilitation. 29, 33-43.
Ness, B.M. (2013). Supporting self-regulated learning for college students with Asperger
syndrome: Exploring the ‘Strategies for College Learning’ model. Mentoring & Tutoring
Partnerships in Learning. 21(4), 356-377.
Ness, B.M.; & Sohlberg, M.M. (2013) Self-regulated assignment attack strategy: Evaluating the
effects of a classroom-level intervention on student management of curricular activities
in a resource context. Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 11, 35-52.
Ness, B.M., & Middleton, M. (2012). A framework for implementing individualized self-
regulated learning strategies in the classroom. Intervention in School and Clinic, 47, 267-
Ness, B.M., Sohlberg, M.M., & Albin, R. (2011). An evaluation of a second tier classroom-
based assignment completion strategy for middle school students in a resource room
context. Remedial and Special Education, 32(5), 406-416.
Lemoncello, R., & Ness, B.M. (January, 2013). Evidence-based practice & practice- based
evidence applied to adult, medical speech-language pathology. Perspectives on
Gerontology, 18, 14-26. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, MD.
Gottwald, S., & Ness, B.M. (May, 2012). Using single-subject research protocol to improve
decision making in stuttering treatment. Perspectives on Fluency and Fluency Disorders,
22, 16-21. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, MD.
Ehlhardt, L., & Ness, B.M. (April, 2010) Managing Executive Functions Post-TBI. The Fact of
the Matter: TBI Research Brief No. 4. Teaching Research Institute, Western Oregon
Hardin, K. & Ness, B.M. (November, 2014). Implementing Provisional Certified Brain Injury
Specialist training in Your Graduate Program. ASHA Annual Convention, Orlando.
Ness, B.M. (November, 2013). Post-Deployment Syndrome & College: Examining Social
Relations and Academic Skills Among Enrolled Service Members. ASHA Annual
Ness, B.M. (November, 2012). Combat veterans in college: Examining self-regulation
and academic achievement. Seminar, ASHA Annual Convention, Atlanta.
Ness, B., & Rosenberg, M. (November, 2011). Effects of Mentoring on Self-Regulated Learning
for College Students on the Autism Spectrum. Poster Presentation, ASHA Annual
Convention, San Diego.
Gottwald, S., Ness, B.M., Bell, K., & Marchionni, K. (November, 2011). Treating Stuttering and
Down Syndrome: A Case Study. Poster Presentation, ASHA Annual Convention, San
Ness, B.M. (November, 2010). Mentoring Intervention Targeting Self-Regulation for Struggling
Learners in Secondary/Post-secondary Education. Seminar, ASHA Annual Convention,
Ness, B.M., & Sohlberg, M.M. (November, 2009). Implementing Metacognitive
Strategies Targeting Self-Regulation for Adolescents in Resource Settings. Seminar,
ASHA Annual Convention, New Orleans.
McLaughlin, K., Ness, B.M., & Sohlberg, M.M. (November, 2009). NeuroRounds: Teaching
Professional Communication Skills Within an Evidence-Based Training Program. ASHA
Annual Convention, New Orleans.
Ness, B.M. (February, 2014). Military veterans in college: Examining the effects of TBI and
PTSD symptoms on self-regulation and academic achievement. Webinar. Mitch
Rosenthal Memorial Lecture. Brain Injury Association of America.
Ness, B.M. (January, 2013). UNH symposium on Military Veteran issues for Veterans Affairs
and UNH personnel. UNH Whittemore Center.
Ness, B.M., & Rocke, M. (2012). Academic achievement and experience among UNH student
veterans. 29th Annual Brain Injury & Stroke Conference. Brain Injury Association of
New Hampshire, Concord, NH.
Ness, B.M., & Frechette, A. (2011). Academic mentoring for college students on the
autism spectrum. Autism Summer Institute, Nashua, NH.
Ness, B.M. (2010). Self-regulation and academic strategies for struggling students.
Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center, Greenfield, NH.
Ness, B.M. (2010). Help for the struggling student: metacognitive strategy instruction theory
and application. Spring Workshop, University of New Hampshire,
Church Membership & Activities
Harvest Christian Fellowship, Riverside
Community Service & Involvement
Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences. Associate Member.
American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA). Certificate of Clinical Competence. Association member.
ASHA Special Interest Group #2: Neurogenic Communication Disorders. Member.
Interests & Hobbies
I love spending time outdoors with my wife and two kids. Golf, skiing, cycling, hiking, and the beach are our favorites.
Matthew 11:28-30, "Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls, for My yoke is easy and My burden is light."