Spotlight

  • 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
  • Tom Muller elected Vice-Chair of Audiology for the Council for Clinical Certification!

    Tom Muller, AuD
    Monday, July 2, 2018
    Congratulations to UA Clinical Associate Professor, Tom Muller, AuD, CCC-A, for being elected the new Vice-Chair of Audiology for the Council for Clinical Certification! We appreciate Dr. Muller's generous service to the profession! Read more about ASHA's Council for Clinical Certification here. 
  • Elena Plante elected to ASHA Board of Directors

    Elena Plante, PhD, CCC-SLP
    Thursday, June 7, 2018
    UA SLHS Professor Elena Plante, PhD, CCC-SLP, was elected as the Vice President for Science and Research for the 2019 ASHA Board of Directors! We congratulate Dr. Plante and the other new members of the Board of Directors! American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) announcement
  • We say good bye to beloved past UA Clinical Faculty, Kay Wiley

    Kay Wiley
    Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    Our department is sad to share that beloved Clinical Faculty member, Kay Wiley, passed away. Below is her obituary shared by her family. Kay Diane Wiley Kay D. Wiley, age 66, of Tucson, Arizona passed away April 7th, 2018. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, June 2nd, at 3:00pm at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church in Tucson, 4440 N. Campbell Avenue, at River Road. Born in Berea, Ohio, Kay was raised in Elgin, Illinois. Kay attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech and Hearing Science i... Read More

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