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Medical SLP grand rounds kick-off: Fall 2016

Today Dr. Ianessa Humbert gave the first medical SLP grand rounds talk for the Fall 2016 semester. Dr. Humbert’s talk, entitled “What a swallowologist needs: Educating physicians, nurses, administrators, and other […]

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Dr. Karen Hegland and Ms. Julie Hicks speak at 2016 Parkinson’s Symposium

In May of 2016, UAD directory Dr. Karen Hegland along with clinical collaborator Ms. Julie Hicks (MA, CCC-SLP) were invited to talk at the annual UF Center for Movement Disorders […]

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Graduate student Michelle Valenti receives award at PHHP Research day

UAD graduate student Michelle Valenti was selected as one of the top abstract presenters at PHHP’s research day. Her project, entitled  “Oropharyngeal swallowing in Parkinson’s disease: A retrospective comparison on […]

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UAD students poised to graduate

It’s that time of year – the bittersweet time when exceptional students move on to the next season of their lives, and we celebrate their accomplishments and graduation.  This year, […]

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SLHS undergraduates learn the brain

Students enrolled in Dr. Hegland’s Neural Bases of Communication class (SPA 4104) practiced drawing surface neuroanatomy by using swim caps. The idea was presented on a poster entitled Innovative Teaching Activities […]

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SLHS FACULTY GREET RETURNING ALUMNI, RECOGNIZE DISTINGUISHED ALUMNA

SLHS FACULTY GREET RETURNING ALUMNI, RECOGNIZE DISTINGUISHED ALUMNA

The College Alumni BBQ before the Kentucky game afforded the opportunity to welcome back SLHS alumni from near and far.  Dr. Kristi Barbee was recognized as this year’s Distinguished Alumna...

UF PINS ITS SECOND-YEAR AUD STUDENTS

UF PINS ITS SECOND-YEAR AUD STUDENTS

The UF Audiology program recognized the students in the class of 2019 in a traditional pinning ceremony before a gathering of 45 peers, faculty, friends and family.  The formal ceremony […]

2ND ANNUAL SLHS FALL MEET & GREET

2ND ANNUAL SLHS FALL MEET & GREET

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences kicked off the Fall 2016 semester with the 2nd Annual Meet & Greet. The Meet & Greet provided students the opportunity to […]

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Every Drop Adds Up: Ice Bucket Challenge Update

Every Drop Adds Up: Ice Bucket Challenge Update

  The summer of 2016 brought some exciting news to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) community and all those affected by the progressive neurodegenerative disease. Researchers from Project MinE, a […]

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When Playing the Part is a Reality – Actor’s Character has CP, but so Does He.

Roy Frank “RJ” Mitte III is an American actor living with Cerebral Palsy. He is best known for his role as Walter “Flynn” White Jr. on the popular AMC show Breaking Bad. His character […]

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Revisiting the disease behind “The Ice Bucket Challenge”

In 2014 it seemed that everyone in the mainstream media was competing in the “Ice Bucket Challenge” to raise awareness for ALS. Maybe you participated, or witnessed celebrities dumping buckets […]