Dr Brooke-Mai Whelan

Lecturer in Speech Pathology

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 334 64785


Research Interests

  • Efficacy of adult speech rehabilitation following acquired brain injury
    Treatment of dysarthria following traumatic brain injury and stroke Evaluation of high-intensity speech rehabilitation programs
  • Neural mechanisms underpinning motor speech recovery
    Investigating brain changes following speech treatment with magnetic resonance imaging
  • Telerehabilitation
    Using telerehabilitation platforms to improve access to intensive speech treatment programs for people with brain injuries.


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Speech Pathology, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Hons), The University of Queensland


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Book Chapter

  • Whelan, Brooke-Mai (2011). Assessment and treatment of cognitive-linguistic disorder in Parkinson disease. Communication and swallowing in Parkinson disease. (pp. 179-198) edited by Deborah Theodoros and Lorraine Ramig. San Diego, CA,USA: Plural Publishing.

  • Whelan, B. and Murdoch, B. E. (2009). Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. Clinical Management of Sensorimotor Speech Disorders. (pp. 383-384) edited by M. R. McNeil. New York, N. Y.: Thieme Medical Publishers.

  • Murdoch, B. E. and Whelan, B. (2009). Vascular dementia. Clinical Management of Sensorimotor Speech Disorders. (pp. 401-403) edited by Malcolm R. McNeil. New York, N. Y.: Thieme Medical Publishers.

  • Murdoch, B. E. and Whelan, B. (2007). Assessment and treatment of speech and language disorders in TBI. Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice. (pp. 865-886) edited by Zasler, N. D., Katz, D. I. and Zafonte, R. D.. New York: Demos Medical Publishing.

  • Murdoch, B. E., Whelan, B., Theodoros, D. G. and Silburn, P. (2003). Subcortical aphasia: Evidence from stereotactic surgical lesions. The Sciences of Aphasia: From Therapy to Theory. (pp. 65-92) edited by I. Papathanasiou and R. de Bleser. UK: Elsevier.

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Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.