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:3/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... Nursing Society (ONS) wanted to create a communications platform that positions them as ... goal, Elliance and ONS reinvented their online publication as an always-on, always-fresh news, ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... On ... Advanced ERISA Benefit Claims Litigation seminar in Chicago, Illinois. She will present ... majority of cases litigated under ERISA involve claims for long-term disability benefits. ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... ... Viewers who like to educate themselves on current issues and who enjoy ... societal issues tend to appreciate and love the "Informed" series, hosted by Rob Lowe. ... for causes around the world. , Running for charity has become a ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 ... ... make 2017 the year of enhancements, upgrading their training and leads programs. , ... Empower University. Reserved for elite sales agents, Performance Partners is designed to teach ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “Finding ... God #TruthwithGrace”: a devotional journal chronicling the writer’s path toward true communion with ... Walk with God #TruthwithGrace” is the creation of published author Lea Michelle Johnson, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/24/2017)... KNOXVILLE, Tenn. , March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... ("Provectus" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage oncology and ... previously announced Definitive Financing Commitment Term Sheet (the ... with a group of the Company,s stockholders, who ... "PRH Group" in a Form 8-K filed with ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... March 23, 2017 The key factors ... increasing diabetic population, accelerating economic growth and increasing healthcare expenditure. ... are higher life expectancy of ESRD patients, rising demand for ... However, the expansion of the market is hindered by high ... ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... -- As a result of diagnostic technology increasing ... allergic diseases, cutting edge developments in targeted drugs ... in which pharmaceutical and biotech companies are addressing ... both a high quality meeting and a platform ... research scholars and doctors. The event will also ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: