The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) awarded pilot funding to 10 projects that foster collaboration and new medical product development. The pilot funding program provides research support and up to $50,000 for preliminary and proof-of-concept studies critical to moving basic laboratory findings into clinical applications.
Gilson Capilouto, PhD, Communication Sciences and Disorders, received the Novel Methodology Pilot Award for "Lingual Dynamics and Feeding Coordination in Neonates".
Two University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences faculty members will receive the highest award given by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Robert C. Marshall, and Joseph C. Stemple, professors in the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders, will be recognized with the Honors of the Association at the ASHA annual convention, which will be held in in November in Denver. Read the UKNow story.
Sixty-eight percent of parents of two-year olds report their child uses a tablet at home, according to a recent survey of U.S. parents conducted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. In fact, it is not uncommon for today’s toddler to be connected via multiple devices including tablets, smartphones, and video game consoles, the survey showed.
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Meg Shake, a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Communication Disorders Outpatient Clinic since 2006, is featured in a Sports Illustrated article. She received her UG degree from Wake Forest and her graduate degree from UK in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
The CSD undergraduate program at the University of Kentucky admits students to the pre-professional program on a selective and competitive basis. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 42 credit hours at the time of application. Students also need a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 21 on the ACT (SAT scor
The University of Kentucky Communication Sciences and Disorders Clinic provides diagnostic and therapy services for adults and children with speech, language, and hearing disorders. The UK CSD Clinic is part of the Communication Sciences & Disorders graduate degree program which is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). The clinic staff maintains high standards in the provision of comprehensive assessment and intervention services.