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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.


Philip C. Griffin, AuD

4 days 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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Bondurant Hall

3 weeks ago

Four Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Students Aid in Translation of COVID-19 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Resource into Spanish

Four master’s of speech-language pathology students have translated an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) resource from the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute into Spanish in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The resource, spearheaded by division alumna Jessica Dykstra Steinbrenner (’13 PhD; ’04 MS) and Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy PhD student Susan Szendry, …

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