Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Conference

July 31, 2018

Four first-year LEND AuD students brought home a blue ribbon in the student poster category at the national Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) conference in Denver, Colorado. The poster was titled: “Screening, Diagnosis, and Audiologic Management of Children with … Continued

Nicole Corbin Receives 2018 CAPSCD Scholarship

July 31, 2018

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD student Nicole Corbin received the 2018 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. Corbin’s dissertation project … Continued

Elizabeth Crais, PhD, Featured as Expert in Baby Sign Language

July 27, 2018

Elizabeth Crais, PhD, speech-language pathologist and professor and coordinator of the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences PhD program, spoke recently to The Epoch Times and to Healthline about teaching babies sign language. Her research shows that facilitating a child’s communication … Continued

Letter from the director

July 19, 2018

It is such a pleasure to send greetings and warm wishes to all of you. The 2017-18 academic year was exciting and productive. It was also a year of change within the division. We welcomed Drs. Lindsey Byom and Hannah … Continued

Elizabeth Crais, PhD, Elected to ASHA 2019 Board of Directors

July 3, 2018

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) members have selected Elizabeth (Betsy) Crais to serve on the ASHA Board of Directors as the vice president for academic affairs in speech-language pathology. Her term will begin January 1, 2019, and she will serve … Continued

Tenth Annual Student Research Day

April 27, 2018

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences students successfully completed its tenth annual student research day, featuring oral presentations from PhD students and two poster sessions. Topics covered included autism spectrum disorder, aphasia after stroke, cochlear implant use, among others. The … Continued

Sallie Nowell Receives 2018 Boka W. Hadzija Award

April 26, 2018

Sallie Nowell, a doctoral student in the UNC School of Medicine’s Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, has received the 2018 Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service by a Graduate or Professional Student. The award recognizes a graduate or professional student … Continued

2018 David E. Yoder Symposium

April 21, 2018

On Friday, April 20, attendees of the David E. Yoder Symposium had the opportunity to learn about identifying and treating young children with speech and language disorders. The symposium, hosted every two years by the Department of Allied Health Sciences’ … Continued