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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…

Congratulations to Lauren DiBiase on earning CRC certification

Lauren DiBiase, M.S. CCC-SLP recently earned Clinical Research Coordinator Certification (CCRC) through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP). ACRP-CCRC certification is awarded to clinical research coordinators who demonstrated proficiency of specific knowledge and job‐related skills and passed the standardized ACRP CRC Certification exam. Lauren received a scholarship from the UF…

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…

Members of SLHS partnered with GNV Bridge to support local families with communication needs

On Saturday, July 9th, graduate students in audiology and speech pathology joined local organization, GNV Bridge, and Dr. Laurie Gauger’s UF Reading Disabilities Program to provide hearing, speech, language, and reading screenings to local children. Families were also provided resources and education on navigating school-based services, information on community-based sites…

Second language study with EEG

Date Study Posted 07/07/2022 Investigators Eleonora Rossi, Filiz Rizaoglu IRB Numbers IRB202102864 Study Description We are investigating how different speakers process words using brain imaging. In this study, you will complete two word tests in English on a computer while we record the electrical activity of your brain (EEG…

Sentence reading and brain waves

Investigators Edith Kaan IRB Numbers IRB201900891 Study Description In this study, you will be asked to read sentences and answer some questions about these while your brain waves are recorded. You will also be asked to complete a short questionnaire related to your language background, health and handedness. Participant Requirements…