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Alumni Reunite at 2019 American Cochlear Implant Alliance Conference

August 7, 2019

The annual meeting of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACIA) brings together professionals and industry leaders from across the United States and from other nations to advance access to hearing through cochlear implant research, advocacy, and awareness. Among the 2019 attendees were more than 20 Doctor of Audiology and speech-language pathology alumni. The Division of Speech … Continued

Lisa Copeland, 2018 alumna, featured by Dell Children’s Ascension

June 13, 2019

Dell Children’s Ascension in Austin, TX, recently featured Lisa Copeland, a 2018 alumna of our Doctor of Audiology program. As a pediatric cochlear implant audiologist, she is on your team. Lisa recognizes that each child and family is different and should be treated as such. Watch this video to see how Lisa found her niche … Continued

Endowed Scholarship Established to Honor Melody Harrison Savage, PhD; Celebrates Legacy of Education in Speech-Language Pathology

May 1, 2019

A newly-established endowed scholarship honors Melody Harrison Savage, PhD, a faculty member for nearly 40 years in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, who retired from the UNC School of Medicine in 2018 following a distinguished career. The scholarship has been made possible by the generous support of an anonymous donor to impact the division … Continued

Michaela DuBay, PhD Student in Speech-Language Pathology, Receives 2019 CAPCSD Scholarship

March 22, 2019

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD student Michaela DuBay has received the 2019 Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) PhD scholarship. The scholarship provides $20,000 to support the completion of the PhD program. DuBay’s dissertation is titled “Translation and Cultural Adaptation of Developmental Screening Tools.” Parent-report screening tools, used to identify … Continued

The Coastland Times Features Interdisciplinary Service-Learning Trip to Tyrrell County

March 20, 2019

Students and faculty members from the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences and the Division of Physical Therapy traveled to Tyrrell County, North Carolina, for an interdisciplinary service learning trip over spring break. During the trip, students learned how people’s health is impacted by where they live and how to build a culture of health. Doctor … Continued