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Congratulations Larissa Jordan

Heartiest congratulations to Larissa Jordan, who successfully defended her dissertation, "The Nature of Automatic Semantic Retrieval in Individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment," via Zoom on Wednesday, November 10. Her committee chairs are Kristi Hendrickson and Karen Bryant. Bravo to our newest PhD in Speech and Hearing Science!
evita woolsey

Evita Woolsey explores rich diversity of speech and hearing, clinical and research careers

Evita Woolsey, a fourth year Speech and Hearing Science major, found new dimensions to her academic journey when she added audiology research to her plan to pursue a career in speech-language pathology.

Join the CSD Spanish Conversation Group

CSD graduate and undergraduate students with Spanish language experience are invited to join the department's newly-formed Spanish Conversation Group. Group members meet face-to-face in Room 206 of the Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center at noon on alternate Thursdays; a Zoom option is also available. Topics include Spanish phonology, strategies for working with translators, and career options of working as a bilingual SLP in the schools. The group can practice the Spanish language, learn clinical vocabulary, and develop clinical materials for Spanish-speaking clients.

CSD students win ISHA scholarships

Two CSD graduate students, Madalyn Anderson and Emily Forsythe, earned scholarships at the Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual convention. Congratulations Madalyn and Emily!

Bianca Robles-Muñoz praises strengths of Iowa's CSD program

Bianca Robles-Muñoz, a first-year Iowa MA-SLP student and graduate of the undergrad program, describes her decision to leave her native state of Texas for an education at the University of Iowa.

Kelsay named ISHA Fellow

Danielle Kelsay, Director of Clinical Programs, Audiology, has been unanimously voted a Fellow of the Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Voice help available for those with Parkinson's disease

The Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic, a recipient of a Parkinson Voice Project 2021 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd Grant, is accepting new clients with voice difficulties caused by Parkinson disease.

Welcome to Fall 2021

Communication Sciences and Disorders welcomes its newest members as the University of Iowa starts the Fall 2021 semester.
Bootcamp at CSD - Aug 16-20

CSD preps for Bootcamp

CSD's traditional orientation week – or as new graduate students fondly call "Bootcamp" – begins August 16.
National Institutes of Health

Beth Walker awarded NIH grant

Associate Professor Beth Walker has received a new competing R01 research grant entitled “Factors associated with reading comprehension in adolescents who are hard of hearing” from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health (NIH).