The 2014 SPHS Student Research Day took place on April 25th in the Bioinformatic Auditorium. For more information see http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/sphs/files/2014_researchday.pdf
Audio clip of Jack Roush introducing PhD student presentations:
Photos taken on Speech and Hearing Sciences Student Research Day, April 24, 2013. Two batches of photos, taken by Katarina Haley (group 1) and Barbara Renner (group 2).
Read the rest of this entry »
From the University Gazette:
Linda Watson and Betsy Crais are familiar with the extensive journey many Americans find themselves on when trying to acquire services for children with autism spectrum disorder.
As professors of speech and hearing sciences in the Department of Allied Health Sciences and part of UNC’s Program for Early Autism, Research, Leadership and Service (PEARLS), they have made autism screening, early detection and research the center of their academic lives.
For the full story, see http://gazette.unc.edu/2012/11/30/professors-bring-autism-expertise-to-bolivia/
From the Allied Health Sciences News blog:
Speech and Hearing Sciences Professor Betsy Crais was one of eight scholars recognized at a graduation ceremony for Class III of the Carolina Center for Public Service’s Faculty Engaged Scholars program on November 2. Crais and the other scholars, who represented various disciplines from across campus, received cords and certificates during the ceremony at the Carolina Club.
For the full story, see http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/news/crais-honored-as-faculty-engaged-scholar
Dr. Robert Peters, founder of the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, died on March 25, 2011.
To learn more about Dr. Peters, see the Division’s page http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/sphs/.
Division Director Dr. Jackson Roush’s statement about Dr. Peters’ passing: http://www.ncshla.org/membership/memoriam-dr-robert-w-peters
Dr. Robert Peters talks about the history of the Speech and Hearing Sciences Division at UNC Chapel Hill. Recorded in November 2009 at Dr. Peters’ home in Chapel Hill.
Dr. Peters recording his talk, Nov. 2009
Dr. Robert Peters, former director of the Division of Speech and Hearing, and Kaitlyn Wilson, PhD student. Excerpts from an informal conversation with interviewer Anne Humphries at Dr. Peters’ home in Chapel Hill, November, 2009.
Robert Peters and Kaitlyn Wilson
From the Raleigh News and Observer (March 21): “scientists at UNC-Chapel Hill have been working on new ways to bridge the communication gap with aphasia patients, giving them better tools to help them express themselves and set their own recovery goals.”