Join faculty and students from our Doctor of Audiology program at the American Academy of Audiology’s 2019 conference. Title Featured Speaker Audiology Is Linear, Advances in Genetics Are Exponential: Are We Going to Be Left Behind? A213 March 28, 3:00 until 4:00 p.m. Nancy McKenna, AuD Target/Masker Sex Mismatch: Do Adult and Pediatric Cochlear Implant … Continued
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Aphasia Access recently featured Katarina Haley, PhD, CCC-SLP, in its podcast conversation series. The podcast featured Haley’s Life Interests and Values (LIV) Cards, which are an instrumental tool in working with people who have neurologic communication disorders. Aphasia Access focuses on bringing resources to those who have aphasia or other communication disorders.
Margaret ‘Gretta’ Richter, a second-year Doctor of Audiology student in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, has received an appointment for T35 summer research training program at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Richter will work alongside Monita Chatterjee, PhD, on a research project in the hospital’s Auditory Prostheses and Perception Laboratory. … Continued
Faculty and students from the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences presented research at the 2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association conference, held in Boston, Massachusetts. Several current and former PhD students received recognition for their research. Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development Awarded $2,000 Ashwaq A. Alzamel PhD Candidate, University of North Carolina at … Continued
The UNC Hearing and Communication Center (UNC HCC) has opened an outpatient vestibular clinic to assess dizziness and vertigo—the first of its kind in the UNC Health Care system. Led by Philip Griffin, AuD, the clinic will provide a variety of services related to the vestibular system, a sensory system that contributes to a sense … Continued
Arielle Abrams is a third-year Doctor of Audiology student in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences who hopes her experience with hearing loss will positively influence the field of audiology from the standpoint of patient care and research. An audiologist diagnosed Abrams with hearing loss when she was one-and-a-half years old. “I grew up … Continued