News

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 24, 2017

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).

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 17, 2017

The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.

March 10, 2017

Team captain Lisa Sommers, Clinical Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders, invites students, faculty and staff from all departments within the SPHHS to join them this year as they try to reach their new fundraising goal of $3,000.

March 1, 2017

Researchers are looking for people who are 61-85 years old, learned English as their first language and have hearing loss.

February 27, 2017

A recent article in the <em>Daily Hampshire Gazette</em> highlights work by Tomma Henckel, Audiologist and Clinical Supervisor with a client coping with both hearing problems and Alzheimer's disease.

February 24, 2017

The event, scheduled for March 25 at 11:00 am in the Cape Cod Lounge, will celebrate the inspirational lives of UMass Stroke Support Group members through a dance and music showcase titled Shine a Light.

February 6, 2017

Pioneer Valley residents with Parkinson’s disease learn vocal training techniques from UMass Amherst communication disorders graduate students, instructed by clinical assistant professor Lisa Sommers.

University of Massachusetts Communication Disorders faculty Kelly Richardson and Lisa Sommers attended the World Parkinson's Congress in Portland, OR
December 22, 2016

They presented a poster with findings from a study examining the effect singing in a choir had on the speech & voices of Parkinson’s patients.

October 28, 2016

The Department of Communication Disorders is is seeking applicants for the position of Speech-Language pathologist/Clinical Instructor. It is a full-time benefitted position. This position is designed to train/supervise students in clinical practicum and to provide direct clinical services to individuals with communication disorders in the on-campus Speech/Language Pathology (SLP) clinic.

University of Massachusetts Department of Communication Disorders faculty Kelly Richardson
October 27, 2016

The article examines her research using choral breathing and vocal warm-ups and singing with a Parkinson's support group.