News

  • Congratulations Dr. Georgia Malandraki

    • Dr.Georgia Malandraki and Dr. Chi Hwan Lee (BME) were awarded a Trask Innovation Fund by the Purdue Research Foundation for their project entitled "Tele-EaT sensors: Wearable technolgy for the management of dysphagia".  This 6-month award aims to advance Purdue intellectual property and will help Drs. Malandraki and Lee to accelerate commercialization efforts for their novel wearable sensors technology. 

      To recognize their collaboration, Dr. Malandraki was recently featured by Purdue's Discovery Park and the PIIN center.  Read the featured article here: https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/news/index.php?view=3441&mid=1330615040&ml=37443068 


  • Michael Heinz selected to the 2019-2020 BTAA Academic Leadership Program Cohort

  • Congratulations Purdue NSSLHA

    • The Purdue University NSSLHA Chapter is pleased to announce they have received Gold Chapter Honors, the highest level of recognition National NSSLHA can award to a local chapter! They achieved this honor by participating in local and national advocacy events, hosting community outreach events, fundraising for the NSSLHA Scholarships Fund, and maintaining active status on the national platform by securing at least 30% National NSSLHA Membership and regularly updating the NSSLHA community on their efforts throughout the year. Congratulation to our NSSLHA chapter!! We are proud of each and every one of our officers and members for their hard work and dedication to the organization and our field. 
  • Women In Engineering Program (WIEP) Innovation to Reality (I2R) Outreach Program

    • On April 23rd Lyles-Porter Hall was host to almost 40 middle-schoolers participating in the Women In Engineering Program (WIEP) Innovation to Reality (I2R) Outreach Program. To complement this year’s program theme, “Engineering Life Solutions for those with Differing Abilities,” Josh Alexander with the help of undergraduate and graduate students in audiology organized a special session on “Engineering in Audiology.” Program participants learned about Audiology as a profession and the different ways that engineering plays a critical role in diagnostics, treatment, and research. Participants rotated through hands-on stations that gave them opportunities to meet a young man with a cochlear implant, to wear a pair of hearing aids, to see various hearing assistive technologies in action, and to experience diagnostic procedures in the MD Steer Audiology Clinic. Special thanks to Delaney Hake, Avia Lowe, Claire Maesaka, Brittany Mok, Lauren Monteith, Catherine Nash, Bre Oakes, Amy Eapen, Kristen Wade, and Sarah Shipe who made this a fun and informative event for all involved.
  • Next Head for the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Announced

    • Please join us in congratulating Preeti Sivasankar as the next head of the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences effective July 1, 2019!

      She will be preceded by Keith Kluender who has served as head of SLHS since January 2012 and will remain on the faculty. We are grateful to Keith for his exceptional leadership of SLHS. He was instrumental in establishing a new home for the Department in Lyles-Porter Hall and has done an outstanding job of building a strong Department that boasts an impressive graduate program (speech-language pathology program ranks #5 and the audiology program ranks #13).

      Professor Sivasankar came to Purdue in 2005. Her research focuses on voice production and laryngeal physiology and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. She has received Fellow of The ASHA,  SLHS Outstanding Undergraduate Instructor Award, HHS Jane S. Link Outstanding Teaching Award, Fellow of the CIC (Big 10 Alliance) Academic Leadership Program, Purdue University HHS Dean’s Fellow, and Purdue University Faculty Scholar. She has served as associate head of SLHS since 2017 and was interim head of SLHS during fall 2018.


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