2021 G. Paul Moore Symposium
Thursday, February 4th and Friday, February 5th, 2021
Online via Zoom
Presented by the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and the University of Florida Chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Thursday, February 4th
Melissa J. W. Hall, Au.D., CCC-A/SLP and Kristin W. Letlow, Au.D., CCC-A, presents:
“Cochlear Implants: Who Can Benefit and How to Manage”
Friday, February 5th
Jenna Silver Luque, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, presents:
“Accent Management: From Theory to Practice“
Dr. Melissa Hall received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida in May 2010, and her Master of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida in August 2006. Dr. Hall is dually certified and licensed as an audiologist and a speech-language pathologist. Dr. Hall works as a team member on the UF Health Cochlear Implant Program, and provides services such as cochlear implant evaluation, programming, and rehabilitation, while working closely with otolaryngology to provide a team approach to patient care. Dr. Hall is a board member of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance.
Dr. Kristin Letlow is an Audiologist at UF Health. She works with implantable devices for both children and adults. She also does diagnostic testing on all ages and fits hearing aids on babies and children. One of her greatest passions has been working with Project Yucatan and AYPRODA in Merida Mexico to bring hearing healthcare to the Yucatan Peninsula. She has traveled to Mexico 10 times and plans to continue and expand this work in her future. When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with family and travel.
Dr. Jenna Silver Luque is an Instructor II in Communication Sciences and Disorders on the Sarasota-Manatee campus at University of South Florida. She holds a PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from University of South Florida, an MA in Linguistics from Northwestern University, an MA in Communication Sciences and Disorders from University of Florida, and a BA in Linguistics and Communication Sciences and Disorders from University of Florida. Dr. Luque has worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist for over 10 years, in schools and in her private practice, primarily focusing on accent modification. She is the founder of Native Advantage, LLC, a company that offers accent modification services over the internet all over the world. Her research focuses on bilingual sound organization, cross-linguistic speech perception, and improving accent modification methods. She has been invited to speak at national conferences and has presented her work at the state and international levels as well. Dr. Luque is the co-author of the Hands-on Phonetics series.
Please make check out to University of Florida and send, with this form, to:
University of Florida NSSLHA
P.O. Box 140904
Gainesville, FL 32614