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Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences

Office location

2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

Office hours

Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


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Dr. Kristen Izaryk

Kristen Izaryk, PhD

Department Chair and Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Email address  kizaryk@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7623
Resume or CV  CV
Office location  HSC 2107
Office hours  By appointment

Areas of Specialization

Social communication, pragmatics, language development, child language disorders, International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health.


  • Ph.D., Rehabilitation Sciences, Western University
  • M.A., Linguistics, Western University
  • B.A. (Honours), Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Psychology, Carleton University

Professional Information

Dr. Kristen Izaryk is an Associate Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She received a BA in Linguistics and Psychology from Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She received her MA in Linguistics and her PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences, both of which are interdisciplinary degrees from Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Izaryk’s research interests include pragmatic/social communication skills in children, developmental disorders, and the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health. She also takes an interest in interdisciplinary work in the field of healthcare sciences.