People

Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Brown, Ph.D.

Title/Position
Professor
Department Executive Officer
Carolyn J. Brown is the Departmental Chair and a Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. Her main interest is auditory physiology with emphasis in electrically evoked potentials and cochlear implants.
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Julie Jones

Title/Position
Department Administrator
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Paul Abbas, Ph.D.

Title/Position
Professor Emeritus
Paul Abbas is a Professor Emeritus in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa.
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Charles Anderson, Ph.D.

Title/Position
Associate Professor Emeritus
Charles Anderson is an Associate Professor Emeritus in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa.
ruth bentler

Ruth Bentler, Ph.D.

Title/Position
Professor Emeritus
Ruth Bentler is a Professor Emeritus in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa.
Ishan Bhatt

Ishan Bhatt, Ph.D.

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Ishan Bhatt is an Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. His main interest is to identify the confluence of genetic and non-genetic risk factors influencing complex hearing disorders. His research program aims to create audiogenomic tools that can be used by healthcare providers to identify susceptible individuals well before they acquire permanent hearing health problems and to design individualized prevention and intervention strategies.
Jennifer Brodell

Jennifer Brodell, M.A., CCC-SLP

Title/Position
Clinical Assistant Professor
Jennifer Brodell is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. Her main interests are pediatric speech and language disorders, autism, and interprofessional practice.
Karen Bryant

Karen Bryant, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Title/Position
Clinical Associate Professor
Karen Bryant is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. Her main interests are clinical supervision, dysphagia and, neurogenic speech disorders.
Kellsie Busho

Kellsie Busho, Au.D.

Title/Position
Clinical Supervisor, Audiology
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Inyong Choi

Inyong Choi, Ph.D.

Title/Position
Associate Professor
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Inyong Choi is an Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. His main interests are basic auditory-cognition research that investigates neural mechanisms normal hearing listeners use to understand speech-in-background noise and a more clinical line of research identifying neural markers and treatment options that will improve speech-in-noise processing by individuals with impaired hearing.
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Toni Cilek, M.A., CCC-SLP

Title/Position
Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus
Toni Cilek is a Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa.
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Philip Combiths, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Title/Position
Assistant Professor
Philip Combiths is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. His main interest is the diversity of language and multilingual language acquisition to better understand developmental speech and language impairments and to provide better clinical services to all individuals with communication disorders, including those within minoritized and understudied groups, through linguistically informed assessment and intervention tools and approaches.

Meggie Dallapiazza

Meggie Dallapiazza

Title/Position
Research Specialist/Audiologist
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Krista Davidson

Krista Davidson, M.S., CCC-SLP

Title/Position
Clinical Associate Professor
Krista Davidson is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. Her main interest is augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) across the lifespan.
Evan Decker

Evan Decker

Title/Position
Administrative Services Coordinator
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Ann Fennell, M.S., CCC-SLP

Title/Position
Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus
Ann Fennell is a Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa.
Wendy Fick

Wendy Fick

Title/Position
Research Associate
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Eileen Finnegan

Eileen Finnegan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Director of MA-SLP Studies
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Eileen Finnegan is the Director of MA-SLP Studies and Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. Her main interest is laryngeal neurophysiology, specifically, the role of laryngeal/respiratory reflexes during phonation.
Stephanie Fleckenstein

Stephanie Fleckenstein, Au.D., CCC-A

Title/Position
Clinical Associate Professor
Stephanie a Clinical Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. Her main interests are hearing aids and aural rehabilitation, with a special interest in pediatric amplification.
Meaghan Foody

Meaghan Foody, M.S., CCC-SLP

Title/Position
Clinical Assistant Professor
Meaghan Foody is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. Her main interests are early literacy and language development and aural rehabilitation across the lifespan.
Kate Gfeller

Kate Gfeller, Ph.D.

Title/Position
Professor Emeritus
Kate Gfeller is a Professor Emeritus in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa.
shawn goodman

Shawn Goodman, Ph.D., CCC-A

Title/Position
Associate Professor
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Shawn Goodman is an Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. His main interests are auditory physiology, neuroscience, acoustics, and mechanics of the peripheral auditory system and how to apply that understanding in clinically useful ways.
Jean Gordon

Jean K. Gordon, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Title/Position
Associate Professor
Director of Ph.D. Studies
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Jean K. Gordon is Director of PhD Studies and Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. Her main interest is language production in typical and disordered aging, especially in individuals with aphasia.
Srividya Grama Bhagavan

Srividya Grama Bhagavan

Title/Position
Ph.D. Student
Srividya Grama Bhagavan joined the Ph.D. program at the University of Iowa in fall 2021.
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Penelope Hall, M.A., CCC-SLP

Title/Position
Associate Professor Emeritus
Penelope Hall is an Associate Professor Emeritus in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa.
Kristi Hendrickson

Kristi Hendrickson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Title/Position
Assistant Professor
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Kristi Hendrickson is Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. Her main interest focuses on how listeners and readers recognize spoken and written words, how they attach words to meaning, and how they use words earlier in a sentence to predict upcoming words. She and her research staff examine this process in a range of populations (children and adults, individuals with hearing loss, dual language learners).
lenore holte

Lenore Holte, Ph.D.

Title/Position
Clinical Professor Emeritus
Lenore Holte is a Clinical Professor Emeritus in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa.
Kayla Howerton

Kayla Howerton

Title/Position
Ph.D. Student
Kayla Howerton is a Ph.D. student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. She works with her mentor, Dr. Inyong Choi. in the Human Auditory Neuroscience Group lab.
richard hurtig

Richard Hurtig, Ph.D.

Title/Position
Professor Emeritus
Richard Hurtig is a Professor Emeritus in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa.
Julie Jeon

Eun Kyung (Julie) Jeon, Ph.D., CCC-A

Title/Position
Clinical Assistant Professor
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Eun Kyung (Julie) Jeon is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Iowa. Her main interest is hearing amplification, both hearing aids and cochlear implants.