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CEHSP Faculty, Staff, and Students Present in Shanghai at the i-Create Conference and Yue Yang Hospital of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology.




Three faculty members, one technology specialist and two students from UMD presented their clinical work and research entitled AAC Applications for iPhone and iPad: Customization and Case Study at the i-Create Conference and Yue Yang Hospital of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology. Representing UMD at the conference were: Mark Mizuko, professor and head, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (DCSD); Jiyoon Yoon, associate professor, Department of Education; Jolene Hyppa-Martin, instructor, DCSD; and Taegwan Kim, CEHSP IT specialist. Two UMD graduate students (Brittany Kucko and Meghan Kuznia) presented their research at the conference and the hospital.

 

The Third China International Conference on Speech Therapy will be held in the summer of 2011 in P.R. China, as an international conference of the Chinese Medical Doctor Association, Rehabilitation Medical Doctor Branch, the Beijing Rehabilitation Medical Association, Hearing and Speech Branch, and the University of Minnesota Duluth. The conference will bring together speech-language pathologists, and related clinical rehabilitation professionals from Australia, China, Hong Kong,Saudi Arabia and the United States to discuss clinical applications dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of speech, hearing, language, and swallowing disorders.

 

Jena Gordon, a second year graduate student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is the recipient of this year’s Karlind T. Moller Cleft/Craniofacial Scholarship.

Jena Gordon, a second year graduate student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is the recipient of this year’s Karlind T. Moller Cleft/Craniofacial Scholarship. This award includes a one-year student membership in the American Cleft-Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) and $500 for Ms. Gordon’s research/project expenses. The award was given in recognition of Ms. Gordon’s thesis project titled, “Survey of Second Year Speech Language Pathology Graduate Students’ Training in Cleft Lip/Palate. ” Ms. Gordon will be traveling to San Juan, Puerto Rico in April of 2011 to present her research at the annual ACPA meeting. Ms. Gordon’s thesis advisor is Assistant Professor, Dr. Dana R. Collins.

 

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