Spring 2022 newsletter

Clinic seeks half-time supervisor

The Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic seeks a part-time (50%) Clinical Speech-Language Pathology Supervisor with an emphasis on adult neurogenic language disorders. Duties include: case management and supervision and teaching of MA/SLP graduate students in clinical practice, including individual and/or group meetings with students, supervision of clinical practice, providing feedback on clinical work and documentation, developing students’ critical thinking skills, grading, and evaluation of graduate students.

Kristi Hendrickson awarded NIH R01 grant

Kristi Hendrickson is the Principal Investigator of a new National Institutes of Health grant entitled, "Language outcomes, mechanisms, and trajectories in adults with and without Developmental Language Disorder." Co-Investigators include: Philip Combiths, Stewart McCauley, Bruce Tomblin, and Si On Yoon.

Alyssa Thompson wins inaugural Megan Kearney Memorial Scholarship

Alyssa Thompson, a third-year undergraduate major in Speech and Hearing Science, has been named the inaugural winner of the Megan Kearney Memorial Scholarship. Megan, who graduated from Iowa with a BA in Speech and Hearing Science, was a graduate student at the University of Oregon when she passed away unexpectedly in 2020. Her parents, Matt and Lisa Kearney, established the scholarship in her memory.