ASHFoundation Recognizes State Clinical Achievement Awardees Through the clinical achievement program of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation, state speech-language-hearing associations are invited each year to honor one individual from their respective states. The recipient of the ASHFoundation’s Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement is chosen from among these state awardees. Eight states chose to participate ... ASHA News
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ASHFoundation Recognizes State Clinical Achievement Awardees
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ASHFoundation Recognizes State Clinical Achievement Awardees
The ASHA Leader, November 2015, Vol. 20, 68. doi:10.1044/leader.AN9.20112015.68
The ASHA Leader, November 2015, Vol. 20, 68. doi:10.1044/leader.AN9.20112015.68
Through the clinical achievement program of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation, state speech-language-hearing associations are invited each year to honor one individual from their respective states. The recipient of the ASHFoundation’s Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement is chosen from among these state awardees. Eight states chose to participate in the 2015 program.
Hawaii
Ana A. Gamble, Hawaii State Department of Education, provided professional development opportunities and continuing education activities to students and colleagues to help advance speech-language pathology clinical services in Hawaii.
Mississippi
Kimberly Ward, University of Southern Mississippi, established the cochlear implant program in the University of Southern Mississippi’s speech-language-hearing clinic to serve children with hearing loss and their families, while concurrently advancing knowledge and training for AuD students and related professionals.
Missouri
Dana Rissler Fritz, University of Missouri, developed innovative programs for University of Missouri students and professionals and disseminated efficacy-based clinical intervention information statewide.
Montana
Jennifer Schoffer Closson, DeWit Rite Care Clinic/University of Montana, partnered with colleagues to develop two programs: Mentoring, Organization, and Social Support for Autism Inclusion on Campus (MOSSAIC) and Youth Engagement Through Intervention (YETI), to address training needs for University of Montana students and community members.
Ohio
Sue Schmidlin, University of Cincinnati, led the effort to establish a research-focused clinic at the university for difficult residual speech-sound disorders, using a new technology application for ultrasound guided imagery of tongue shapes.
Pennsylvania
James L. Coyle, University of Pittsburgh, conducted a multifaceted educational campaign to inspire practitioners to connect scientific evidence with clinical decision-making in medical speech-language pathology and dysphagia.
Tennessee
René H. Gifford, Vanderbilt University, performed extensive clinical research and contributed to the advancement of combined electric and acoustic stimulation and hearing preservation for cochlear implant recipients.
Wisconsin
Maura Jones Moyle, Marquette University, accelerated best practices through the Wisconsin Reading Acquisition Project, a $4 million Early Reading First project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, by improving the quality of teacher instruction, increasing emergent literacy outcomes of children, and training speech-language pathologists serving high-risk populations.
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