Sofia Benson-Goldberg, a recent doctoral graduate of the Department of Allied Health Sciences’ Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, received an Impact Award from The Graduate School earlier this year thanks to her work in improving readability for the CDC’s COVID-19 documents targeting adults with extremely low literacy skills, including those with intellectual and developmental … Continued
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Jordan Watford Lupton is a North Carolinian through-and-through. She grew up in Thomasville and received both her undergraduate and master’s degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill. Lupton earned her Master’s in Speech and Hearing Sciences in 2006 from the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, which is a part of the Department of Allied Health Sciences located … Continued
Lindsey Byom, PhD, CCC-SLP and assistant professor in the division of Speech and Hearing Sciences within the Department of Allied Health Sciences, has received a K23 award from the NIH, National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. The career development award is patient-focused and specific to clinical research – recipients must hold some type of clinical … Continued
Each year, The Graduate School honors graduate students in programs across campus for their powerful discoveries that contribute to a better future for people and communities in North Carolina. Sofia Benson-Goldberg’s work has focused on improving readability for COVID-19 documents from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This fall, audiology students Meredith Braza and Amanda Davis received American Academy of Audiology Foundation scholarships. The Doctor of Audiology program is a part of the division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, housed within the Department of Allied Health Sciences. Meredith Braza Awarded Jerry Northern Scholarship in Pediatric Audiology Braza is a fourth-year doctor of … Continued
“Mask wearing has given everyone a mild communication disorder,” says Johnson. “The mask alters the sound coming out of your mouth. Your speech is muffled. It’s like listening through a filter.” Johnson, AuD, is a clinical audiologist at the UNC Hearing and Communication Center and an assistant professor of speech and hearing sciences at UNC … Continued
Students and faculty within the division of Speech and Hearing Sciences have recently presented at multiple conferences both locally and across the country, gaining credibility and receiving awards along the way. Academy of Doctors in Audiology (ADA) Student Business Plan Competition The ADA Student Business Plan competition was held at the AuDacity conference in Portland … Continued