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. At age two, she received her first cochlear implant and began her journey in the field of audiology. A cochlear implant … Continued
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Philip Griffin (’07 AuD), an audiologist at the UNC Hearing and Communication Center, is advocating for statewide clarification for the role of audiologist assistant, which could 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 … Continued
Jackson Roush, a professor and clinically trained audiologist in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, has received the 2019 Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) Impact Award. The award recognizes outstanding and lasting contributions of a professional, family member, or self advocate within North Carolina’s developmental disability community, toward improving the quality of life … Continued
An essay written by Cameron Coppala ’19 regarding ethics and use of social media has received a second-place award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s annual ethics essay contest. In the essay, Coppala discusses how clinicians might be able to avoid pitfalls on social media outlets.
The Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences has launched a professional development series as part of its curriculum in order to foster a better understanding of interprofessional, skills-based work. This series enhances the student experience by showcasing a variety of advanced clinical topics to speech-language pathology students, conducted by master clinicians who have at least … Continued