The Magic of Music to Enhance Language Production

Jamie Mayer makes magical things happen. No, she is not a magician. Rather, Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (ISLL) affiliate Dr. Mayer is a professor in NIU’s Speech-Language Pathology program within the School of Allied Health and Communicative

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Community Outreach

A little inclement weather didn’t deter the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders Outreach team from promoting their clinics on Oct. 1. Carrie Callahan (pictured) joined Joy Robackouski, Mariah Cheyney and Sherrill Morris during the DeKalb County Community Expo that took

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Jamie Mayer earns 2020 NIU Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Jamie Mayer, associate professor of Speech-Language Pathology, School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, has earned the 2020 NIU Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award for her contributions in and out of the classroom. Students repeatedly report that Mayer is truly gifted in

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Milijana Buac earns national award

Milijana Buac, assistant professor of Speech-Language Pathology in the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, was recently named a recipient of the 2020 Advancing Academic-Research (AARC) Award. Established in 2004 by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the AARC Award is given to pre-tenured, doctorate-level faculty to

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7th annual Interdisciplinary Case Study Event another success

Over 250 NIU students recently participated in the seventh annual Interdisciplinary Case Study Event–an event that brings together students from audiology, counseling, dietetics, medical laboratory sciences, nursing, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology to discuss issues related to providing quality health care to

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AHCD professor receives Champions of Empathy award

Patricia Tattersall, associate professor of speech-language pathology, has been named a Champion of Empathy by The Changing Children’s Foundation. The Geneva, Illinois-based organization strives to strengthen the capacity of parents, caregivers and communities to care for children’s help and well-being while promoting peaceful

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Interprofessional Case Study event a success

Over 260 students from several area universities and healthcare groups recently participated in an Interprofessional Case Study event here. Led by School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders Chair Sherrill Morris, and School of Health Studies Dietetics Intern Coordinator Nancy Prange, students studied

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