A feature story profiles the Center for Language, Speech and Hearing’s voice training sessions for those with Parkinson’s disease. Communication problems are frequently overlooked by doctors but have a devastating impact on a patient’s quality of life, says Lisa Sommers, clinical assistant professor and clinic director of the center.
The SPHHS will present awards for Significant Contributions and Distinguished Young Alumni during its 2017 SPHHS Fall Celebration being held on Saturday, September 23rd.
The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2017.
The team's goal was $3,000 which they exceeded by raising $3,316, increasing its fundraising by more than a third over last year's final tally.
She spoke about motor speech disorders, particularly among children with Down Syndrome.
The poster winners are Alexandra Olmsted (1st place), Aurora Foster (2nd place), and Sridurgadevi Kolla (3rd place). Lindsey Russo was named the Delta Omega abstract winner.
Ten SPHHS students representing all 4 undergraduate majors received Alumni Association Awards this spring. Awards were distributed based on outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and community service.
Researchers are looking for individuals who are between 14 to 18 years of age for a study on speech and language characteristics of individuals who are typically developing or who have a diagnosis of Autism.
The event was held March 25, 2017 by the student‐run UMass Stroke Support Group to raise awareness for stroke and aphasia.
New faculty include Timothy Ford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences; Associate Professor of Community Health Education Susan Shaw; and Assistant Professors Xiangrong Kong (Biostatistics) and Sara Mamo (Communication Disorders).
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