The speech-language pathology profession is one of the least diverse in the country — a fact that the Pacific University School of Communication Sciences & Disorders is trying to change.
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Rik Lemoncello has been promoted to full professor in the Pacific University School of Communication Sciences & Disorders.
School of Audiology Students Courtney Crespi and Theresa Ravago Mireles developed the Audi-Buddy program in partnership with Shelby Atwill, AuD, and Tucker Maxon School, an Oregon-based non-profit auditory-verbal school where students who are deaf/hard-of-hearing (DHoH) and students with typical hearing learn together.
Dr. Helen Sharp has received the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA)’s 2020 Distinguished Service Award. Sharp, who is a professor and director of the Pacific University School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is a past president of the organization and a member since 1988. The Distinguished Service Award recognizes individual service to the ACPA.
Pacific alumni Clark '65, MSEd '70 and Rae Peters '65 fund scholarship for speech-language pathology through pledge.
Lucas Steuber '14 is leveraging his expertise as a speech-language pathologist to help some hospitalized COVID-19 patients communicate.
Pacific is looking for participants to take part in a program to help individuals with Parkinson’s improve their speech and swallowing. The two-part program starts with individual speech therapy followed by weekly group therapy.
Optimizing Care Across the Gender Spectrum, a one-day workshop on Saturday, April 6, provides tools for speech-language pathologists and educators.
Dr. Kerry Mandulak, faculty member in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has been selected as a participant in the 2019 CAPCSD Leadership Academy.
In Pacific University's Transgender Voice Program, available through the Pacific Psychology & Comprehensive Health Clinics in Portland and Hillsboro, speech-language pathology students help transgender women learn to modulate their voices to sound more traditionally feminine. “I don’t have to pass, but I want to have the option,” said client Lana “Blue” Zeitler.