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Zulma Santiago receives Faculty Enhancement Opportunity award

Congratulations to Yary for receiving a Spring 2023 Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) Award.  Yary will receive $6,401 to study abroad at the Siena School for Liberal Arts in Siena, Italy. This two-week intensive (full emersion) program is designed to expose professionals to Italian Sign Language and Italian Deaf Culture.  Additional…

9/23/22 – Early Childhood Seminar Series – Kristen Lewandowski, M.A., CCC-SLP

Please join the Early Childhood Seminar Series with speaker Kristen Lewandowski, M.A., CCC-SLP, presenting “Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) in Early Childhood: The Role Early Childhood Providers Play in Implementation of AAC”. Friday, September 23, 3:00-4:00pm Join by ZOOM: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/98661877978?pwd=VDhXZmpBZWIwVExacVlNN1lEU0FHQT09 Meeting ID: 986 6187 7978, Passcode: 090266 Please see flier below for details.

Candice Adams-Mitchell receives NIH fellowship created to improve diversity among leaders in AI

The National Institute of Health and AIM-AHEAD (Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity) Principal Investigators has selected Dr. Candice Adams-Mitchell for the Inaugural Cohort of the AIM-AHEAD Fellowship Program in Leadership. The goal of this unique Leadership Fellowship program is to prepare tomorrow’s leaders to champion…

Dr. Emily Plowman & Dr. Catriona Steele Awarded R01 by NIA

Dr. Emily Plowman and her collaborator at the Dr. Catriona Steele at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute were awarded a 4.2 Million dollar 5-year R01 grant from the National Institute’s of Aging for their proposal “Establishing Reference Values and Clinical Decision Making Points for Quantitative Videofluoroscopic Measures of Swallowing”. This represents…

Dr. Candice Adams-Mitchell designs new UF study abroad program in Zambia

Dr. Candice Adams-Mitchell completed the UF Study Abroad Leadership Program (SALP). SALP is a semester-long program that provides a cohort of 5-10 UF faculty with the training, tools, and funding to develop new and innovative faculty-led study abroad programs. As part of this program, she designed a course for students…

Dr. Sharon DiFino to participate in UF Virtual Exchange Training Program

Dr. Sharon DiFino was accepted into the Fall 2022Virtual Exchange Training Program being offeredSeptember 19th to October 28th, 2022. This is a 5week, online course during which participants becomefamiliar with virtual exchange (VE) and the variousmodels for leveraging technologies to bring studentsfrom different cultures…

Dr. Susan Nittrouer to receive ASHA Honors

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Susan N. Nittrouerfor receiving Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Honors of theAssociation recognizes members for theirdistinguished contributions to the discipline ofcommunication sciences and disorders and is thehighest honor ASHA bestows. Dr. Nittrouer will be formally…

Dr. Emily Plowman named ASHA Fellow

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Emily Plowman forbeing elected a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Fellowship isone of the highest forms of recognition given byASHA of an individual’s accomplishments and is publicdeclaration of their outstanding professionalachievements. Dr. Plowman will be…

Dr. Sterling Sheffield interviewed for This Week in Hearing

Dr. Sterling Sheffield was interviewed for This Week in Hearing YouTube video channel by Brian Taylor on his research in over-the-counter hearing aids. Dr. Sheffield provided valuable insights on how both hearing care professionals and consumers should approach an evolving hearing care market that includes OTC devices and described his…