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Student and Faculty Research Presentations

Tue, 2017-10-10

The department would like to commend its faculty members and students for their recent and upcoming research presentations. Eight research projects co-authored by 24 students in the department were accepted for this year’s American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention in Los Angeles, California. Thank you to Dr. Laura Pitts, Dr. Lindsey Leacox, Dr. Angela Burda, and Dr. Jennifer Garrett, who served as research advisors for these projects. Information about these the presentations at the ASHA Convention is included below. All presentations will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in West Hall A.

Congratulations to Dr. Jaime Gilbert on her presentation of “Auditory N1 Morphology Associated with Dynamic Visual Gestures” at the 6th International Conference on the Auditory Cortex in Banff, Alberta! We also would like to congratulate Dr. Lisa Kopf who had three presentations accepted for this year’s ASHA Convention! Her topics include “Speech and Voice Outcomes in People with Parkinson’s Disease,” “How Interaction with Personal Narratives of Adolescents Who Stutter Influences Student Clinician Perspectives” and “The Use of Twine Platform for Narrative Therapy in Teenagers Who Stutter.”

 

Title: Targeting Verb & Sentence Production in a Person with Aphasia

Day: Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Time: 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Authors: Marisa Binder, Jennifer Colsch, Roxanne Puno, Lauren Schumacher, Angela Burda

 

Title: Does APT Performance Predict Executive Function Test Performance in Adults?

Day: Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Time: 5:00 – 6:30 PM

Authors: Courtney Amundson, Kelsey Baughman, Aaron Brummel, Rachel Carmen, Sarah Crimmins, Lisa Daringer, Olivia Ferguson, Madi Gates, Danielle Hutton, Jennifer Lux, Katherine Polit, Hannah Steffes, Rylee Wagner, Angela Burda

 

Title: Potential Cognitive Changes in Persons with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Day: Friday, November 10th, 2017

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM

Authors: Jordan Stierwalt, Heather Clark, Julie Stierwalt, Angela Burda

 

Title: Graduate Student Perceptions of Individuals Who Stutter After Guest Presentations in a Fluency Course

Day: Friday, November 30th, 2017

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM

Authors: Majed Al-Harthi, Lannon Noble, Lindsey Leacox

 

Title: An Exploratory Study of Inclusive Book Clubs

Day: Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Time: 11:00 – 12:30 PM

Authors: Amy Bucciferro, Kristen Santoro, Elizabeth Kosmicki, Morgan Wedewer

 

Title: Pediatric Dysphagia: Feeding Necessary Knowledge & Skills to UNI Graduate SLP Students

Day: Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Time: 11:00 – 12:30 PM

Authors: Taylor Ort, Mariah Otto

 

Title: Post-Swallow Residue in Relation to Maximal Lingual Pressure Generation in Persons with Parkinson’s Disease

Day: Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Time: 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Authors: Ross Westemeyer, Sarah Van Maanen, Laura Pitts, Leora Cherney

 

Title: Lingual Pressure Generation in Parkinson’s Disease: A Clinical Indicator of Dysphagia

Day: Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Time: 11:00 – 12:30 PM

Authors: Sarah Van Maanen, Ross Westemeyer, Laura Pitts, Julie Stierwalt

 

Title: Speech & Voice Outcomes in People with Parkinson’s Disease

Day: Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Time: 5:00 PM

Author: Lisa Kopf

 

Title: The Use of the Twine Platform for Narrative Therapy in Teenagers Who Stutter

Day: Friday, November 10th, 2017

Time: 3:30 PM

Author: Lisa Kopf

 

Title: How Interaction with Personal Narratives of Adolescents Who Stutter Influences Student Clinician Perspectives

Day: Saturday, November 11th

Time: 9:30 AM

Author: Lisa Kopf