Sameer Ashaie, PhD., MS

Sameer Ashaie, PhD, MS

Research Scientist and Research Assistant Professor Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

About Me

Dr. Ashaie's research primarily focuses on aphasia rehabilitation particularly post-stroke depression and related psychosocial disorders. He also works on linguistic changes in healthy aging, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's disease. He employs a variety of techniques in his research including non-invasive brain stimulation, eye-tracking, and pupillometry. 

Dr. Ashaie is a recipient of NIDILRR's Switzer Merit Fellowship and NIDILIRR's Advanced Rehabilitation Research and Training post-doctoral fellowship. 


Shirley Ryan Abilitylab

355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2011 - 2016
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, The Graduate Center CUNY, New York, NY
    2016 - 2018
    Clinical Investigation, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


    Switzer Merit Fellowship
    NIDILIRR ARRT Postdoctoral Fellowship