Author Archives: Elizabeth Poindexter
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
Megan Bartoshuk, a third-year Doctor of Audiology student, has received an ASHFoundation Graduate Student Scholarship, which is awarded to communication sciences students around the country. Up to fifteen awards are granted each year. Bartoshuk, from Redwood City, California, said the scholarship support has helped her with tuition and living expenses. “Being able to avoid taking … Continued
As an undergraduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill, Chelsea Carter shadowed a speech-language pathologist from an underrepresented background and realized a desire to pursue the same career. Today, the Mt. Airy, North Carolina, native is a second-year student in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences completing her master’s degree. “I got to see a speech-language … Continued
Katarina Haley, professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, is conducting research to create treatment and diagnostic programs that improve communication outcomes for people with aphasia and apraxia of speech. FOURC and ActionSC Speech-language pathologists know they get better outcomes when clients are invested and able to participate actively in their own treatment. … Continued
Heba Elsayed, a postdoctoral scholar in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, has joined autism spectrum disorder (ASD) researcher Linda Watson to continue research Elsayed began at Alexandria University in Egypt. Prior to moving to the United States with her family, Elsayed worked as a lecturer of phoniatrics, in the Otorhinolaryngology Department at the … Continued