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 students, alumna present research at state convention

Students from NIU’s School of Allied Health and Communications shared their research projects at the Student Initiated Clinical Research and Application section of the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in early February. Communicative Disorders undergraduates Junilane Lusung, Elyse Szymanski, and Rebekah Salazar, alumna

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SLP profs launch program to foster healthy family communication

A unique program is helping families learn, while the students teaching them are learning about families. Working with Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation, and using funds through the NIU Foundation, NIU faculty and students are facilitating an international Parent-Child Relationship Development Program in DeKalb. Families gather

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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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