Navigation Links
Awards honor UT Dallas researcher and Ph.D. students
Date:11/16/2011

UT Dallas students and faculty have won three competitive awards from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), which will present the prizes at its annual conference this week in San Diego.

The awards were competitively granted to national and international candidates based on peer-reviewed measures of excellence. The ASHA Program Committee considered a record number of proposals and candidates this year. More than 12,000 people are expected to attend the annual professional meeting Nov. 17-19.

Dr. Emily Tobey, the Nelle C. Johnston Chair in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, received the ASHA Research Mentoring-Pair Travel Award with Dr. Sophie Ambrose, a postdoctoral fellow at the Boy's Town National Research Hospital. The mentoring-pair award, one of the most competitive presented by ASHA, honors the two investigators for their mentoring activities in the field of cochlear implantation.

The prize will enable the pair to attend the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders research symposium. "As the research leader for the Dallas Cochlear Implant Program, a joint enterprise between UT Dallas Callier Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center and Children's Medical Center, I am happy to reach out to other members of our scientific community to enhance the quality of life for individuals using cochlear implants," Tobey said.

Amy Louise Schwarz, who is working toward her PhD in communication sciences, earned the New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship from ASHA. The $10,000 scholarship supports strong doctoral candidates who are committed to working in higher education in the U.S. in the field of communication sciences and disorders.

Madhu Sundarrajan, another PhD candidate in communication sciences, won an ASHA travel award for her research paper comparing sounds produced in young children with cochlear implants. The award enabled her to attend the national conference.


'/>"/>

Contact: Emily Martinez
emily.martinez@utdallas.edu
214-905-3049
University of Texas at Dallas
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Mental Health America Encourages Journalists, Media Professionals to Submit Entries for 2010 Media Awards
2. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $1 Million to Drive Critical New Research Tools and Technologies in Parkinsons Drug Development
3. International Diabetes Federation awards $2 million to 9 global diabetes research projects
4. Highmark Foundation Awards $120,000 to the American Heart Association
5. Diane von Furstenberg Establishes The DVF Awards to Recognize Outstanding Women Leaders
6. Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement Honor Top U.S. Science and Math Students and Teachers
7. Awards Strengthen Stonhard's Reputation for High-Performing Floors in the World's Most Prominent Pharmaceutical Facilities
8. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $1.1 Million For Clinical Trial of Transdermal Nicotine as Disease-Modifying Treatment For Parkinsons
9. AADR awards the 2010 Distinguished Mentoring Award to Irwin D. Mandel
10. AADR awards the 2010 AADR William B. Clark Fellowship to Isabel Gay
11. AADR awards the 2010 Distinguished Scientist Award to John Greenspan
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/8/2016)... Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 ... ... serving the Indianapolis, IN metro area, has selected the latest beneficiary of their ... nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing bullying in area schools. Donations are now being ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... Delta Dental of California and its affiliated companies ... Gary D. Radine, who recently retired as president and CEO of Delta Dental of ... CEO of the Year , helped lead the effort to raise funds for studies ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... Remember the old saying “rub some ... to Perry A~, author of “Calcium Bentonite Clay” the health benefits of integrating clay ... and detoxifying the body. , A former motivational speaker, Perry A~ has since dedicated ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... a wide variety of organizations. DocuSyst provides a cloud hosted environment for ... Some installations include integration with various 3rd party applications using the FileHold web ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 ... ... study showing greater than 50% lower incidence rate of type 2 diabetes in ... national averages. ”It is time to make a change in public health,” states ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/5/2016)... 5, 2016 Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) will ... Healthcare Conference at 9:15 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 10, ... David W. Meline , executive vice president and chief financial ... of the presentation can be accessed from the Events Calendar ... of the webcast will also be available on Amgen,s website ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... , Feb. 5, 2016  As people age, it ... multitude of recommended screenings and tests that are linked ... priority. However, for the majority of aging individuals, hearing ... planning. For the 37.5 million American adults who report ... present to make hearing health a 2016 healthy aging ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... , Feb. 5, 2016 Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Chairman and CEO, will be presenting at Source Capital Group,s ... York, NY at 2:15 p.m. ET on Wednesday, ... Immunotherapy Panel discussion taking place at 3:15 p.m. ET. ... approximately one hour after the conclusion of the live event. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: