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Remembering Betsy Vinson, longtime colleague and friend

Betsy Partin Vinson, M. Med. Sci. (1953 – 2020) The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Ms. Betsy Partin Vinson, M. Med. Sci., CCC-SLP, on December, 26, 2020. Ms. Vinson was a beloved member of our faculty for over twenty…

2020 SLHS Outstanding Alumni

The College of Public Health and Health Professions is proud to recognize 13 graduates with 2020 Outstanding Alumni Awards, 2 of which are former members of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences ’09 and ’14…

SLHS Clean Sweep of Awards at the 2020 Dysphagia Research Society Meeting

Justine (Allen) Dallal York, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S won first 1st Place Scientific Presentation for her work “Utility of the 3 Ounce Water Swallow Test to Detect Aspiration in Cardiac Surgical Patients.” This project was completed under the mentorship of Dr. Emily Plowman and represents the first project in the series of Justine’s doctoral dissertation…

Emily McHugh wins UF’s Best Paper Award for 2020

Emily McHugh, a senior in the bachelor’s program in communication sciences and disorders, is the winner of UF’s Best Paper Award for 2020. McHugh is one of only three students to receive the award among more than 350 students who presented research at last week’s Undergraduate Research Symposium, presented by…