G.P. Moore Symposium

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2022 G. Paul Moore Symposium

Thursday, February 3rd and Friday, February 4th, 2022

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 3rd

Lilach Saperstein, Au.D., presents:

Part 1: “Parent Counselling in Audiology”

Part 2: “Educational Media and Content


Friday, February 4th

Charles Ellis, Jr. M.A., Ph.D., presents:

“Health Disparities and Health Equity in Speech Language Pathology”


Speaker Bios

Dr. Lilach Saperstein is an audiologist and parent educator working with families of children who are deaf and hard of hearing to integrate their emotional journey with information and resources. Dr. Saperstein is the host of the All About Audiology podcast, which has been downloaded over 50,000 times, offering personal interviews related to audiology, communication, parenting, connection, and advocacy. She received her doctorate of audiology from the CUNY Graduate Center in New York in 2017. She is also an instructor at Touro College. Dr. Saperstein lives in Israel, where she and her husband are raising three bilingual daughters.

Dr. Charles Ellis Jr. is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences at the University of Florida. Dr. Ellis is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist who received his Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree from The University of Georgia, Athens, GA. and Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Dr. Ellis’ academic concentration focuses on adult neurogenic disorders and he teaches courses related to aphasia and cognitive disorders. His research is designed to understand outcomes associated with adult neurologically based disorders of communication and factors that contribute to the lack of equity in service provision and outcome disparities that exist among African Americans and other underrepresented minority groups. Dr. Ellis has authored or co-authored over 125 peer-reviewed journals articles, five book chapters and has over 150 presentations to his credit related to neurological disorders and health disparities and minority health issues. Dr. Ellis is a former Language Editor for the Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research 2017-2018. Dr. Ellis was awarded the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Recognition for Special Contribution in Multicultural Affairs in 2011. In 2014 he awarded Fellowship of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).

Email: gpaulmooresymposium@gmail.com

Website: http://slhs.phhp.ufl.edu/moore-symposium/

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Registration Form


Important Registration Update:

We are announcing that the 44th Annual G. Paul Moore Symposium fee will be waived for this year. All checks that we receive in our PO Box written out to the University of Florida will be mailed back to the return address. However, if you would like to contribute to the University of Florida Foundation to support future G. Paul Moore Symposiums, we welcome contributions to ensure that we continue the legacy of Dr. G. Paul Moore and this symposium in his honor at the University of Florida.

Checks are made payable to The University of Florida Foundation. Please make a note that your contribution is to support the G. Paul Moore Symposium Foundation.  Please mail your contribution to Sue Beebe, Manager Administrative Services, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, PO Box 100174, Gainesville, Florida 32611.

Although we will not have a registration fee this year, we will still require completed forms for attendance.  Please mail registration forms to University of Florida NSSLHA, PO Box 506, 2603 NW 13th Street Suite 506 Gainesville, FL 32609 or scan and email to gpaulmooresymposium@gmail.com.