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Awards

  • Congratulations to PhD candidate Elizabeth Roepke who was selected to receive a Student Award for the 41st Annual Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders (SRCLD)! She will present her poster entitled “Morphosyntactic Errors of Children With and Without Phonological Disorders” on June 4, 2021. 
  • Congratulations to PhD candidate Rachel Arkenberg, who has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Purdue Center for Families Family Research Grant. She will be awarded $1,000 to support her project "Family and child influences on complementary feeding and communication development," and will be recognized at the Center for Families Award Ceremony on April 20, 2021, along with her mentor, Associate Professor Georgia Malandraki.
  • Congratulations to our newly promoted professors: Dr. Françoise Brosseau-Lapré, Associate Professor; Tamar Greenwell, Clinical Associate Professor; and Dawn Wetzel, Clinical Professor.
  • At the 84th Annual ISHA 2021 Convention, MS-SLP student Madison Collignon and AuD student Emily Casson were honored with ISHA Outstanding Student Clinicians awards, and Clinical Assistant Professor Anne Sommer was honored with the ISHA Professional Achievement award.
  • Congratulations to PhD candidate Elizabeth Roepke who has been selected to participate in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s 2021 Pathways program. The role of the program is to mentor early-career clinical scientists who show strong promise as a researcher.
  • Professors Michael Heinz, Hari Bharadwaj, and Edward Bartlett have received notice of funding for a new 2-year grant from the Department of Defense (DoD), as part of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDRMP), specifically the Hearing Restoration Research Program (HRRP). They will serve as co-PIs on the grant, entitled “Cross-species characterization of peripheral and central effects of occupational and blast exposures: Towards a diagnostic and therapeutic testing framework.”
  • Associate Professor Georgia Malandraki was awarded a Faculty Research Development Award (FRDA) from the Purdue University Center on Aging and the Life Course for her proposal entitled "Effects of wearable biofeedback for the rehabilitation and tele-rehabilitation of swallowing disorders in older adults." 

Recent Publications

Recent Presentations

  • Professors Hari Bharadwaj, Michael Heinz, and Jenn Simpson were invited speakers for this year’s President’s Council Back-to-Class in October 2020. They recorded their talk, “Difficulties Hearing in Noise? The Potential of Precision Auditory Neuroscience to Help” at the Purdue University Dauch Alumni Center. View their Back-to-Class talk here.
  • On February 19th, the MS-SLP students virtually hosted the ASHA Multicultural Constituency Groups (MCCGs) during SLHS 549. A representative from the following organizations shared information about their respective MCCG, the work they do, the importance of supporting MCCGs, and how individuals can do so. Participating groups and representatives are listed below. Click here to view the panel discussion. 
    • Asian Indian Caucus: Dr. Anusha Sundarrajan (Purdue alumna)
    • Asian Pacific Islander Speech-Language-Hearing Caucus: Dr. Lei Sun
    • Haitian Caucus: Dr. Martine Elie
    • Hispanic Caucus: Sofia Carias
    • L’GASP-LGBTQ: Dr. Gregory Robinson
    • National Black Association of Speech-Language-Hearing (NBASLH): Darius Thomas-Wallace
  • Congratulations to Clinical Assistant Professor Jaime Bauer Malandraki on two successful talks at the 84th Annual ISHA 2021 Convention. Her presentation on Friday, April 9 titled, "Putting Evidence-Based Practice into Practice: Integrating EBP into Clinical Dysphagia Management," was followed by a "Meet the Masters" Q&A panel with fellow Indiana BCS-S holders on Saturday morning.
  • Associate Professor Joshua Alexander has a 5-hour recorded webinar that is now live on AudiologyOnline titled "Frequency Lowering Amplification Master Class." This Master Class demystifies frequency lowering amplification technology, to bring a new level of understanding for clinicians and to empower clinical decision making. A review of the goals of this technology and factors that may influence its effectiveness is included, as well as general guidelines for verification using probe microphone measurements. Finally, a demonstration of the differences between the various techniques in use today concludes this comprehensive 'look under the hood' at frequency lowering amplification.


 

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