|AuD candidate, Nicole Cyr, received the Outstanding poster award for scientific merit for her poster: “FM use for young children: Benefits and challenges” at the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention conference in Phoenix, Arizona in April 2013. Though there was a student competition, Nicole’s poster award was in the overall judging and was in competition with all other posters.Doctoral candidate, Mallene Wiggin, is a recipient of the University of Colorado 2012-13 Graduate Student Teaching Award. She will be honored at a reception on May 3rd.
Congratulations to our members of the new SLHS Graduate Advisory Committee: Hannah Glick, AuD/PhD; Megan McMullen, AuD; Ramesh Muralimanohar, PhD; Terri Cusick, MA; Miranda Aragon, MA; Rachel Smith, MA; and Elizabeth Meyer, MA.
The Colorado Speech-Language-Hearing Association would like to recognize Kathy Hardin for her work in developing the concussion screening program for athletes at CU. The American Speech-Language and Hearing Association allows each state association to nominate a candidate for the State Clinical Achievement Award. Then, from among the State Achievement Award recipients, one individual will be chosen as the recipient of the 2013 Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement. Kathy was selected by the CSHA Board of Directors to be Colorado’s 2013 nominee.
The American Academy of Audiology proudly announced that Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, Ph.D., received the Jerger Career Award for Research in Audiology. She will be honored at the Academy Honors and Awards Banquet in April during the AudiologyNOW! conference.