ASHFoundation Awards Almost $770,000 More than 60 researchers, students and clinical professionals received nearly $770,000 in funding at the ASHFoundation’s Nov. 18 Founders Breakfast during the 2016 ASHA Convention in Philadelphia. More than 400 individual and corporate donors, previous award recipients and ASHFoundation friends witnessed how their investment in the ASHFoundation pays it forward, ... ASHA News
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ASHA News   |   December 01, 2016
ASHFoundation Awards Almost $770,000
The ASHA Leader, December 2016, Vol. 21, 64. doi:10.1044/leader.AN9.21122016.64
The ASHA Leader, December 2016, Vol. 21, 64. doi:10.1044/leader.AN9.21122016.64
More than 60 researchers, students and clinical professionals received nearly $770,000 in funding at the ASHFoundation’s Nov. 18 Founders Breakfast during the 2016 ASHA Convention in Philadelphia. More than 400 individual and corporate donors, previous award recipients and ASHFoundation friends witnessed how their investment in the ASHFoundation pays it forward, applauding the recipients at the early-morning breakfast and celebrating the next generation of innovators.
The following investigators received research grants at the breakfast:
Clinical Research Grants ($50,000–$75,000 each) support research on the efficacy of treatment and assessment practices in communication sciences and disorders:
  • Alison Behrman, assistant professor, City University of New York

  • Tara McAllister Byun, assistant professor, New York University

  • Karen V. Chenausky, postdoctoral researcher, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

  • Valeriy Shafiro, associate professor, Rush University Medical Center

  • Elizabeth Walker, assistant professor, University of Iowa

New Century Scholars Research Grants ($25,000) encourage innovative studies and investigators who will advance the field’s research priorities:
  • Elizabeth Spencer Kelley, assistant professor, University of Missouri

  • Kara C. Schvartz-Leyzac, clinical instructor/research audiologist, University of Michigan

New Investigators Research Grants ($10,000) fund the research of scientists who have earned a doctorate within the past five years:
  • Natalie F. Douglas, assistant professor, Central Michigan University

  • Teresa J. Gray, assistant professor, San Francisco State University

  • Anne Hoffmann, assistant professor, Rush University Medical Center

  • Suzanne N. King, postdoctoral associate, University of Louisville

  • Ellyn A. Riley, assistant professor, Syracuse University

  • Jacqueline Towson, assistant professor, University of Central Florida

  • Victoria Tumanova, assistant professor, Syracuse University

Speech Science Research Grant ($10,000) funds the speech science research of scientists who have earned their doctorate degree within the past five years (supported by the Dennis Klatt Memorial Fund):
  • Kim R. Bauerly, assistant professor, Plattsburgh State University

Student Research Grants in Audiology ($2,000) fund doctoral students’ research projects in clinical or rehabilitative audiology (supported by the Ira M. Ventry and Brad W. Friedrich Memorial Funds and the General Fund):
  • Charles Pudrith, PhD candidate, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (research mentor: Susan Phillips)

  • Sujin Shin, PhD candidate, University of Texas at Dallas (research mentor: William Katz)

Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development ($2,000) funds research projects in child language by master’s or doctoral students (supported by the Arlene and Noel Matkin Memorial Fund):
  • Sabrina Horvath, PhD candidate, Boston University (research mentor: Sudha Arunachalam)

  • Jena C. McDaniel, PhD candidate, Vanderbilt University (research mentor: Stephen Camarata)

The ASHFoundation’s clinical award recipients, announced in the November 2016 Leader, are posted on the ASHFoundation website. The 2016 scholarship recipients will appear in the January 2017 issue.
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