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Dr. Tommie L. Robinson, Jr., Ph.D.

March 17, 2022

Dr. Tommie Robinson is the director of the Scottish Rite Center for Childhood Language Disorders in the Hearing and Speech Center at Children’s National Health System, and is an associate professor of pediatrics at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. He joined the NLCS Board in January 2013 bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in attending to those with special needs from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Dr. Robinson’s accomplishments are many, and he is widely acclaimed for his work in speech and language disorders, having served as president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the District of Columbia Speech-Language-Hearing Association; Thomas A. Crowe Alumni Award from The University of Mississippi, School of Applied Sciences; Establishment of the Tommie L. Robinson Jr. Excellence Award by the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Chapter in the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Mississippi; and other distinguished awards and recognitions. He is an adjunct professor at Howard University, University of the District of Columbia among other schools and universities. Dr. Robinson has served, and continues to serve on various boards, presented and lectured nationally and internationally, and is a published author.

Dr. Robinson holds a B.A. in communicative disorders from The University of Mississippi, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in speech-language pathology from Howard University.