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Speech and Hearing Science Professor receives $2.4 million NIH grant

June 6, 2016

Rachael Frush Holt, Associate Professor, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, was awarded a $2.4 million grant from the NIH.  She will team with experts from Indiana University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital to examine communication development in children fitted wi

2016 Weisenberger Undergraduate Writing Award

May 10, 2016
2016 Weisenberger Undergraduate Writing Award

The Department of Speech and Hearing Science is pleased to recognize the three nominees and the winner of the 2016 Weisenberger Undergraduate Writing Award.  The nominees were Katherine Ratino (advisor Allison

PhD candidate selected for ASHA’s Pathways program

April 4, 2016
Jenny Lundine
Jenny Lundine, MA, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS was selected as a recipient for funding to attend ASHA’s Pathways program. The program is a two-and-a-half- day conference at ASHA’s national office in Rockville, MD. Participants will attend lectures, one-on-one mentoring sessions and small-group discussion aimed to develop a five-year research plan, build a competitive publication record for federal funding, and identify funding mechanisms for early-career researchers.

Ohio State University Goes to Capitol Hill

March 30, 2016
Ohio State AuD students on Capital Hill
The frigid temperatures and snow flurries in Washington, DC, did not discourage a group of passionate and determined students from making the almost eight-hour drive from Ohio. These students had one goal in mind, and that was to help advocate for national policies on hearing health care. Students planned to accomplish this goal by presenting information and educating legislatures about issues affecting the profession of audiology and patients with hearing loss. On Friday, March 4, 15 students from The Ohio State University (OSU) Chapter of the Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) descended upon Capitol Hill. This trip marked the fourth consecutive year that students from OSU have funded, planned, and accomplished an advocacy trip to DC. This particular group of students encompassed those with previous experience speaking with legislatures and first-timers looking to become more involved. The students from OSU have recognized the importance of advocacy early on in their careers and are looking to serve as voices to critical advocacy efforts for audiology.

ASC Spotlight - Lt. Kyle Shepard

March 21, 2016
ASC Spotlight
Why did you pursue degrees in speech and hearing science and psychology at Ohio State? When I first applied to Ohio State I wanted to go into finance because I thought I wanted to be a sports agent. I changed my mind after I worked at the James Cancer Hospital with terminally ill patients and then, over the summer, with young children with hearing loss and delayed learning issues. I loved both of those jobs and they sparked something in me – that I wanted my career to be about helping others and especially, helping others communicate.

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