Kimberly McCullough, CCC-SLP


Ph.D. 1998 Speech and Hearing Science, University of Tennessee
M.S.  1993 Speech Pathology, Baylor University
B.A.  1992 Communication Disorders, Baylor University 


ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence, Speech-Language Pathology
NC license, Speech-Language Pathology 


Adult neurogenic communication disorders
Mild cognitive impairment
Aging and cognitive-communicative decline in rural populations
Interprofessional education
Problem based learning
Program accreditation 


CSD 4850 – Adult Language Disorders
CSD 4766/5766 – Neuroanatomy and Physiology
CSD 5850 – Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders
CSD 5851 – Motor Speech Disorders 


Dr. Kim McCullough joined the faculty of Appalachian State in 2014.  She is currently a Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and serves as Graduate Program Director for the Master’s program in Speech-Language Pathology.

Dr. McCullough’s clinical activities and research focus on aging, mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and interventions for sustaining brain function. Dr. McCullough serves on the Beaver College of Health Science’s interprofessional education team and on the Rural Health Outreach committee. In addition to her classroom teaching responsibilities, Dr. McCullough frequently mentors student research projects/theses and provides clinical supervision for graduate students conducting community screenings.  She currently serves as a site visitor for the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Council on Academic Accreditation.

Title: Professor, Speech Language Pathology, Graduate Program Director
Department: Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6063

Fax: (828) 262-3153

Office address
Levine Hall, Room 460C