Spotlight

  • Beloved UA SLHS Emeritus Professor, Dan Boone, will be missed

    Dr. Dan Boone
    Saturday, October 27, 2018
    We are sad to share the news that University of Arizona SLHS Emeritus Professor, Dan Boone, our dear friend and colleague, passed away. Dr. Boone had a tremendous impact on so many lives, including fellow researchers and clinicians, students, and clients. We will miss him dearly. (The picture above was taken on 10/3/18 during Dr. Boone's presentation on communication disorders to the UA Alumni Retirees Association, just a few weeks prior to his passing.) Below is Dr. Boone's obituary, shared by his family: Daniel R. Boone, son of Claude B. and Pearl L. Boone, was born in Chicago, IL on Octobe... Read More
  • Professor Frank Musiek publishes new textbook on The Auditory System

    Frank Musiek with new textbook
    Tuesday, October 2, 2018
    UA SLHS Professor Frank Musiek published his updated, second edition of The Auditory System: Anatomy, Physiology, and Clinical Correlates. The textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the anatomy and physiology of the central and peripheral auditory systems.  More information can be found at Plural Publishing.
  • Dr. Fabiano-Smith interviewed on KJZZ

    Leah Fabiano-Smith
    Monday, September 17, 2018
    UA SLHS Associate Professor, Leah Fabiano-Smith, was interviewed on KJZZ talking about her research to reduce misdiagnosed speech disorders among bilingual students. Listen here.
  • Robin Samlan awarded grant to improve voice therapy techniques

    Thursday, August 9, 2018
    Congratulations to SLHS Assistant Professor, Robin Samlan, who was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health NIDCD grant for her research on Improving Voice Production for Adults with Age-Related Dysphonia. She will be looking at how specific therapy techniques impact the voice for older adults with hoarseness. Her goal is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their treatments. We look forward to reading the findings of Dr. Samlan's research!
  • Leah Fabiano-Smith awarded NIH R01 grant to study speech sound disorders in bilingual children

    Leah Fabiano-Smith
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    We congratulate SLHS Associate Professor Leah Fabiano-Smith on being awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 grant for her project, Assessment of Speech Sound Disorders in Latino Preschoolers: An Evidence-Based Procedure. This five-year research grant will fund the development of an evidence-based assessment procedure for bilingual Spanish-English speaking preschoolers with suspected speech sound disorders. This research will take into account both the languages of the bilingual child to achieve a high level of diagnostic accuracy, thereby reducing the rate of misdiagnosis in this po... Read More

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