Jeanne McHugh

Jeanne McHugh headshot
Clinical Supervisor
Room 206
Hall of Government
2115 G Street NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

  • Fluency Disorders
  • Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Jeanne McHugh began her career as a Speech-Language Pathologist at an Easter Seals Center in Marion, Ohio and then moved to Lansing, Michigan where she worked in a private practice.  She started supervising speech-language pathology graduate students nearly 30 years ago at Michigan State University.  Now at The George Washington University Speech, Language and Hearing Center for the past 25 years, she supervises graduate clinicians whosupport clients with Fluency disorders (i.e.,  stuttering, cluttering and rate of speech).

Previously Jeanne also supervised graduate students providing speech therapy in the Neurogenic Communication Disorders Clinic at GW.  In addition, she provided direct speech-language pathology services and supervised graduate students at an off-campus therapeutic nursery program for 3-5 year-old children in Washington, DC.  Diagnoses included cerebral palsy, autism, intellectual disability, emotional and behavioral problems and Down syndrome.


Current Research

Interests include stuttering and other fluency disorders, neurogenic communication disorders and clinical supervision.


M.S., Speech Pathology: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

B.S., Speech Pathology and Audiology, Magna Cum Laude: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), American Speech-Language Hearing Association


Hillis, J.W., & McHugh, J. (1998).  Theoretical and Pragmatic Considerations for Extraclinical Generalization.  In A.K. Cordes & R.J. Ingham (Eds.), Treatment Efficacy for Stuttering: A Search for Empirical Bases (pp. 243-292).  San Diego, CA: Singular Publishing Group, Inc.

Professional Activities

  • Member: American Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • Member: Special Interest Group 4: Fluency and Fluency Disorders
  • Speech-Language Pathology Licensure: District of Columbia


Classes Taught

Clinics Supervised

Fluency Disorders Clinic

Neurogenic Communication Disorders Clinic