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Featured student: Alexis Nye

Alexis Nye ‘19 is a first-year doctor of audiology student who was born profoundly deaf in both ears; now, she’s part of the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences pursuing a career in audiology.

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Third-year Doctor of Audiology student Meredith Braza.

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Third-Year Doctor of Audiology Student Meredith Braza Receives Scholarship from American Academy of Audiology Foundation

The American Academy of Audiology Foundation has selected third-year Doctor of Audiology student Meredith Braza as a recipient of its Continued Achievement Scholarship. The selection process includes a review of the nominee’s academic record, letters of recommendation, and clearly articulated professional aspirations which in Braza’s case include a special interest in working with children who …

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Audrey McMillion

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Recognizes Audrey McMillion as Second-Place Recipient of 2020 Student Ethics Essay Award

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), along with its board of ethics, has recognized second-year master’s degree student Audrey McMillion as the second-place recipient of the 2020 Student Ethics Essay Award contest. Her essay, titled “The Ethics of Providing Interpretation and Translation Services for IEP Meetings,” focuses on ethical considerations for individualized educational programs for a …

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Philip C. Griffin, AuD

2 months ago

Telehealth Audiologist Assistant Rule Approved to Begin Telehealth Services Statewide; Advocacy Continues for Interstate Compact

Philip Griffin (’07 AuD), an audiologist at the UNC Hearing and Communication Center, successfully advocated for statewide clarification for the role of audiologist assistant, which will allow for limited telehealth opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Griffin, an assistant professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, also serves as legislative chairperson of the North Carolina Audiology …

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