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SLHS Ph.D. Students, Aarthi Madhavan and Isaac Sia, Awarded ASHA Scholarships

Aarthi Madhavan, a PhD student working in the swallowing research lab at the department of speech, language, and hearing sciences has won a $10,000 scholarship from The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation). […]

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G. Paul Moore Symposium

February 3 & 4, 2015 University of Florida Emerson Alumni Hall, University Avenue  (across from the O’Connell Center) Guest Speakers Richard J. Salvi, Ph.D. Ronald B. Gillam, Ph.D. Sandra L. […]

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Razan Alfakir to receive 2014 UF International Center’s Alec Courtelis Award

  We are pleased to announce that one of our PhD students, Razan Alfakir, MD, AuD, will be the 2014 recipient of the University of Florida International Center’s Alec Courtelis […]

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SLHS presentations at ASHA

If you are planning to attend the annual American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) convention in Orlando, FL this year, don’t miss faculty and student presentations from the UF SLHS department.  […]

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Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences


The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is located within the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida Health Science Center.

Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is a growing department encompassing clinical services in the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology, programs for undergraduate, graduate and professional education, and a variety of applied research activities.

Our clinical, educational, and research programs are innovative and on the cutting-edge of our professions. At the Speech and Hearing Center at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida, our faculty and students offer the most recent diagnostic and rehabilitation technologies for children and adults with hearing impairments, as well as language, voice, and swallowing problems.

Graduate programs in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology reflect forward thinking approaches to graduate education in our professional content areas. In addition, we are constantly striving to expand post-graduate educational opportunities through continuing education activities and specialty certification programs for those seeking intense, advanced professional education and clinical training.

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Physical Address
336 Dauer Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

Mailing Address

PO Box 117420
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

Tel: (352) 392-2114
Fax: (352) 846-0243

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Erika Ortiz, Au.D. student, receives travel award from NHCA

Erika Ortiz, Au.D. student, receives travel award from NHCA

Ms. Erika Ortiz has been awarded the 2015 National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) Student Conference Award in recognition of the quality of her research paper entitled “Tablet Audiometry: accurate enough […]

UF NSSLHA Gets into the Spirit of Fall

UF NSSLHA Gets into the Spirit of Fall

In the spirit of Halloween and fall, the UF NSSLHA chapter carved NSSLHA/ASHA themed at their pumpkin carving potluck. Check out some of their designs!

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Voice therapy: who, what, and why?

What is Voice Therapy?  The goal of voice therapy is to improve or normalize laryngeal function, regain the best possible vocal quality and provide relief from bothersome vocal symptoms, which...

Aging and your voice

It has been said that change is the only constant, and our voice is not immune to this occurrence. Presbylaryngeus refers to age-related changes to the larynx, or voice box.  […]

Voice and speech changes in Parkinson’s disease: “Speak up!” Or “Get your hearing checked!”

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disorder that affects the coordination and control of movement, and commonly has significant consequences on voice and speech. Speech and...

Are you a “fryer?”

A funny name with not so comedic ramifications, vocal or glottal fry has become a popular topic in recent years. Pop-culture icons, including Kim Kardashian, Nina Dobrev, and Britney Spears […]

Tiny irritants can leave you speechless

Pollen, mold, and more pollen! These environmental allergens are highly prevalent in the Gainesville area and when ‘tis the season local residents can have a huge problem. Allergies are the...