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G.P. Moore Symposium

G. Paul Moore Symposium

February 3 & 4, 2015 Guest Speakers
University of Florida Richard J. Salvi, Ph.D.
Emerson Alumni Hall, Ronald B. Gillam, Ph.D. 
1938 W. University Avenue Sandra L. Gillam, Ph.D.
Gainesville, FL 32603
Program                                                                     total 1.0 CEUs available

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

8:30-9 a.m.                  Registration     

9-11:30 a.m.                Richard J. Salvi, Ph.D. “Advances in Audiology: Tinnitus, Hyperacusis, Hidden Hearing Loss and Cochlear Pathology”

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.      Lunch on your own

1-4 p.m.                        Richard J. Salvi, Ph.D.


Wednesday, February 4, 2015

8:30-9 a.m.                  Registration

9-11:30 a.m.               Ronald B. Gillam, Ph.D. & Sandra L. Gillam, Ph.D. “Clinician and Child Factors that Contribute to the Efficacy of Narrative-based Language Intervention in School Settings”

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.      Lunch on your own

1-4 p.m.                        Ronald B. Gillam, Ph.D. & Sandra L. Gillam, Ph.D.

Speaker Bios
Richard Salvi, Ph.D. is a SUNY Distinguished Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences at the University at Buffalo and the Director for the Center for Hearing and Deafness. Salvi received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Syracuse University and later completed a Post-Doc in Auditory Neuroscience at the Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Salvi has served on numerous national and international grant review panels and on the editorial boards of more than a dozen journals. He has published more than 400 scientific papers, research reports and books related to the noise-induced hearing loss, tinnitus, hyperacusis, ototoxicity, brain imaging and age-related hearing loss.


Ron Gillam, Ph.D. holds the Raymond and Eloise Lillywhite Endowed Chair in Speech-Language Pathology at Utah State University, where he serves as the Director of the Language, Education and Auditory Processing Brain Imaging Lab in the Emma Eccles Jones Early Childhood Education and Research Center. His research, which has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the US Department of Education, primarily concerns information processing, language assessment, and language intervention with school-age children with specific language impairments. Dr. Gillam has published two books, three tests, and more than 100 articles and book chapters. Ron has received numerous teaching and research awards, including ASHA Fellow, the Haydn Williams Fellow at Curtin University in Western Australia, the Dads Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin, the Editor’s Award for the article of highest Merit in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (twice) and the 2009 Robins Award for the outstanding researcher at Utah State University.

Sandra Gillam, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education at Utah State University where she teaches courses in phonological development and disorders, professional issues, assessment and intervention for speech and language disorders across the age-span. Her research interests include assessment and intervention of language and literacy impairments, multi-cultural populations, and processes involved in text comprehension. Sandi is an ASHA Fellow, was the PI on an IES grant to develop a narrative intervention program, and is the incoming Vice President for Speech Language Pathology Practice for the American Speech Hearing and Language Association.

Speaker Discloser Statements: Dr. Ronald Gillam and Dr. Sandi Gillam receive royalty through Pro-Ed. They have no nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Dr. Richard Salvi receives a consulting fee through Koskoff, Koskoss & Bieder, a research grant through Pfizer, salary through Federal Grants, honoraria through Auris Pharmaceutical, and speaking fees through Georgia Academy of Audiology and U. College London. He has no nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Hotel & Parking Accommodations

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Reserved parking is available in the N.E. corner of the O’Connell Center parking lot on campus for $8 a day. Please pay at the registration table or in advance.

You will be given a pass for your car as you enter the parking lot.

History of the G. Paul Moore Symposium

This symposium is named in honor of Dr. G. Paul Moore, Distinguished Professor Emeritus and renowned scholar in the field of Communication Disorders. The University of Florida chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) organizes this event as a tribute to Dr. Moore’s outstanding contributions in the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology. NSSLHA strives to host speakers that reflect the standards of excellence set by Dr. Moore. Our objective is to increase awareness of current issues and ongoing research in the field of communication disorders.

Registration Information

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