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Fourth-Year Audiology Student Emily Spitzer Published in Journal of the American Academy of Audiology

An article by fourth-year audiology student Emily Spitzer was recently published in the October 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.

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PhD Student Finds Her Voice in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences

PhD Student Finds Her Voice in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences

PhD student Jenni Shafer hopes her newly discovered research passions will lower barriers in an often-overlooked and under-researched issue facing adults.

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UNC COMMENCEMENT 2017: Nancy Quick, PhD

UNC COMMENCEMENT 2017: Nancy Quick, PhD

Nancy Quick, PhD, completed her PhD studies and dissertation in spring 2017 thanks to mentors in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences.

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Carolina Center for Public Service Recognizes Sallie Nowell with 2017 Community Engagement Fellowship

Carolina Center for Public Service Recognizes Sallie Nowell with 2017 Community Engagement Fellowship

The Carolina Center for Public Service has awarded a 2017 Community Engagement Fellowship to Sallie Nowell, a PhD student in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences.

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 Dr. Adam Jacks Featured on YOUR HEALTH Radio

Dr. Adam Jacks Featured on YOUR HEALTH Radio

Dr. Adam Jacks sits down with Dr. Adam Goldstein and Laura Sisler to discuss aphasia on "YOUR HEALTH."

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Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Hosts Ninth Annual Student Research Day; Linda Watson, EdD, named 2017 Dr. Robert W. Peters Award recipient for research mentoring

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Hosts Ninth Annual Student Research Day; Linda Watson, EdD, named 2017 Dr. Robert W. Peters Award recipient for research mentoring

PhD, master’s, and bachelor’s degree students presented their research and findings at the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences annual student research day on Friday, April 28, 2017. Linda Watson, EdD, also received a division award for research mentoring.

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Dr. Cara McComish selected for 2017 CAPCSD Leadership Academy

Dr. Cara McComish selected for 2017 CAPCSD Leadership Academy

The Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) has selected Dr. Cara McComish as a participant for its 2017 academy.

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Speech-Language Pathologist Joins Dr. Adam Jacks' Aphasia Research Team

Speech-Language Pathologist Joins Dr. Adam Jacks' Aphasia Research Team

Marcia Rodriguez, a speech-language pathologist with decades of experience, has joined Dr. Adam Jacks' team as they research aphasia and brain stimulation.

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Drs. Adam Jacks and Vicki Mercer join DAHS legacy of Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program as 2016 graduates

Drs. Adam Jacks and Vicki Mercer join DAHS legacy of Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program as 2016 graduates

Drs. Vicki Mercer and Adam Jacks have graduated from the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars Program, following in the tradition of numerous Department of Allied Health Sciences faculty members. Mercer, a professor in the Division of Physical Therapy joins Jacks, a professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences as 2016 graduates.

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Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD student Marziye Eshghi receives recognition from the Acoustical Society of America

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD student Marziye Eshghi receives recognition from the Acoustical Society of America

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD candidate Marziye Eshghi has received recognition from a top publication for her work on nasal coarticularion in early childhood development.

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Melody Harrison Receives National Honor from Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Melody Harrison Receives National Honor from Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Melody Harrison, a professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, recently received the highest honor from the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD), the national professional organization representing graduate training programs in speech-language pathology and in audiology.

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Nancy Quick Receives 2016-2017 Paul Hardin Dissertation Fellowship

Nancy Quick Receives 2016-2017 Paul Hardin Dissertation Fellowship

Nancy Quick, a PhD candidate in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, has received a 2016-2017 Paul Hardin Dissertation Fellowship offered by the UNC Graduate School.

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2016 David E. Yoder Symposium

2016 David E. Yoder Symposium

Dr. Rebecca Landa presented at the 2016 David E. Yoder Symposium, held at Extraordinary Ventures in Chapel Hill in late March 2016. Landa's talk focused on early developmental patterns in young children at risk for autism spectrum disorder.

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 Dr. Sharon Williams graduates from UNC School of Medicine ACCLAIM program

Dr. Sharon Williams graduates from UNC School of Medicine ACCLAIM program

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences' Sharon Williams, PhD, received recognition for her completion of the Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM) program, hosted by the UNC School of Medicine.

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