logo logo

Shirley Ann Brown

Shirley Ann Brown, American speech-language pathologist. License speech/language pathologist, New York, New Jersey. Recipient National Honor citation for Professional Education, American Cancer Society, 1985, Crimson Sword award American Cancer Society, 1989.


  • Brown, Shirley Ann was born on October 9, 1935 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Hyman and Lillian (Fuhrer) Rubak.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1956. Master of Arts, Brooklyn College, 1961.


    • Speech pathologist Richmond County CP Treatment Center, Staten Island, New York, 1956-1959, Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, 1959-1961, Mendham Boro Schools and Chatham Township Schools, 1962-1967. Private practice home care speech pathologist various hospitals and medical facilities, 1967-1979. Director speech pathology department Englewood (New Jersey) Hospital, 1974-1992.

      Speech pathologist Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck, New Jersey, 1992-1996, chief speech-language pathology department, 1996-2000. Speech pathologist Home Health Care Agencies, Bergen County, since 1992. Clinical supervisor communications disorders graduate program Kean College, New Jersey, 1993—2000, Montclair State University, 1996—2000.

      Project leader speech-language pathology Multiple Sclerosis Consortium website editorial board, 1999—2001. Website project director Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • License speech/language pathologist, New York, New Jersey.


    • Editorial board International Journal Multiple Sclerosis Care, since 1999.


    Chair service and rehabilitation American Cancer Society, Hackensack, New Jersey. Member of National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Greater North Jersey chapter, clinical chapter programs, advisory committee since 1998), New Jersey Speech, Language, Hearing Association (Distinguished Service award), American Speech., Language Hearing Association (certified, congressional action committee, state chair career information, Continuing Education award since 1983, Outstanding Clinical Achievement award 1985).





    • Married Ronald Wallace Brown, September 29, 1956. Children: Abbie Howard, Daniel Mark.
    • father: Hyman Rubak
    • mother: Lillian (Fuhrer) Rubak
    • spouse: Ronald Wallace Brown
    • children: Abbie Howard Brown
    • Daniel Mark Brown
    See on larger map
    Born October 9, 1935