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Krista Beyrer, MA

Adj. Asst. Professor

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Title:

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical

Education/Credentials:
  • Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor's Degree: The Ohio State University

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Member American Speech Language Hearing Association, BAD DATE
  • Member Ohio Speech Language Hearing Association, BAD DATE
  • Licensed Speech Language Pathologist Ohio Board Certified, BAD DATE
  • Ohio Teaching Certificate, BAD DATE
  • Kentucky State Certified Licensed Speech Language Pathologist, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • University of Cincinnati
  • 3202 Eden Ave.
  • Suite 275D
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513.558.8522
  • Email: beyrerka@ucmail.uc.edu
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Suzanne Boyce, PhD

Professor

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Title:

Professor & Graduate Program Director

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctorate Degree: Yale University
  • Bachelor's Degree: Harvard University
  • Certificate of Advanced Study: Boston University
  • Master's Degree: Yale University

Research/Clinical Interests:

Research Affiliate

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Licence to Practice Speech-Language Pathology Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology, BAD DATE, Professional licence
  • Certification in Speech Language Pathology American Speech Language Hearing Association, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • French East Building
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: 513 558 8509
  • Fax: 513 558 8500
  • Email: boycese@ucmail.uc.edu
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John Clark, PhD

Associate Professor

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Title:

Associate Professor, Director of Audiology Education, UC Student Academy of Audiology Advisor

Education/Credentials:
  • Ph.D.: University of Cincinnati
  • M.A.: University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S.: Purdue University

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Board Certified in Audiology American Board of Audiology, BAD DATE
  • Certificate of Clinical Cometence in Audiology American Speech-Language-Hearing Associaiton, BAD DATE
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • University of Cincinnati
  • French East, Room 351
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-8507
  • Fax: 513-558-8500
  • Email: clarkj6@ucmail.uc.edu
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Sandra Combs, PhD

Adj. Asst. Professor

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Title:

Dr. Combs

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor of Arts : University of Kentucky
  • Master of Arts: University of Cincinnati
  • Doctorate of Philosophy : University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence American Speech Language Hearing Association , BAD DATE
  • SLP License Ohio Board of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • Department of Commumincation Sciences & Disorders, College of Allied Health,
  • University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
  • PO Box 670379
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0379
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: 513-558-8994
  • Fax: 513-558-8500
  • Email: combssg@ucmail.uc.edu
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Nancy Creaghead, PhD

Professor

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Title:

Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctor of Philosophy: University of Cincinnati
  • Master of Science: Purdue University
  • Bachelor of Arts: Denison University

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, BAD DATE
  • License in Speech-Language Pathology Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • Mail Location: 0394
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Aimee Dietz, PhD

Associate Professor

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Title:

Associate Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctorate Degree: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Master of Science: Florida State University
  • Bachelor of Science: Florida State University
  • Associate of Arts: Central Florida Community College

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), 03/03/2003
  • CITI training in the Protection of Human Research Participants IRB, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • French East Building
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: 513-558-8551
  • Fax: 513-558-8500
  • Email: aimee.dietz@uc.edu
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Brian Earl, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Kansas
  • Master's Degree: University of Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree: Brigham Young University
  • A.A.S.: Ricks College

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • CCC-A American Speech Language Hearing Association, 2004

Contact Information:
  • Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • 3202 Eden Ave.
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: 513-558-8770
  • Fax: 513-558-8500
  • Email: earlbn@uc.edu
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Sandra Grether, PhD

Adj. Assoc. Professor

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Title:

Adjunct Associate Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Master's Degree: Miami University
  • Bachelor's Degree: Miami University

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence American Speech Language Hearing Association, 1989
  • Active License SP0426 Ohio Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology, 08/31/1977

Contact Information:
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
  • 3430 Burnet Ave. MLC 4002, 6.721
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-636-8404
  • Email: sandra.grether@cchmc.org
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Robert Keith, PhD

Adj. Professor

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Title:

Adjunct Professor of CSD & AuD Program Director

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Iowa
  • Master's Degree: University of Iowa
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Iowa
  • Associate Degree: Mason City Junior College
  • : University of Maryland

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Licensed Audiologist State of Ohio , BAD DATE, (A-0001)
  • Licensed Audiologist State of Kentucky , BAD DATE, ( 0383)
  • Clinical Competence Certification in Audiology American Speech, Hearing and Language Association, 01-1967
  • Board Certified in Audiology American Board of Audiology, 01-1999
  • Board Certified in Neurophysiologic Monitoring American Board of Neurophysiologic Monitoring, 05-2001

Contact Information:
  • French East Building
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-607-0187
  • Fax: 5135588500
  • Email: keithrw@ucmail.uc.edu
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Lisa Kelchner, PhD

Professor

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Title:

Professor & Interim Department Head

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor's Degree: Baldwin-Wallace College
  • Master's Degree: Miami University
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Certificate of Clinical Competency American Speech Language and Hearing Association, 01/01/1978
  • SP 2026 State Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology, 09/01/1978
  • Board Recognized Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders BRS-S, 04-2005, Re-certified 2010-2015

Contact Information:
  • Hastings L. & William A. French Building
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: 513-558-8518
  • Email: lisa.kelchner@uc.edu
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Laura Kretschmer

Adj. Professor

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Title:

Adjunct Professor, Professor Emeritus

Education/Credentials:
  • M.A.: Northwestern University
  • B.Ed: University of Wichita
  • M.Ed.: Columbia University
  • Ed.D.: Columbia University

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Clinical Certificate in Audiology American Speech Language Hearing Association, BAD DATE, Have held certificate of clinical competence in audiology since 1965. I have met continuing education requirements since they were instituted in 1980.
  • License in Audiology Ohio Board of Audiology and Speech Pathology, BAD DATE, Have held a license in audiology in Ohio since 1976 with annual renewal through continuing education to the present.

Contact Information:
  • French East, Room 274A
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267=0379
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: 513-558-8514
  • Fax: 513-558-8500
  • Email: laura.kretschmer@uc.edu
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Lesley Raisor-Becker, PhD

Adj. Asst. Professor

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Title:

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • B.A.: University of Louisville
  • M.S.: University of Louisville
  • Ph.D.: University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association , BAD DATE
  • Ohio License in Speech-Language Pathology BAD DATE
  • Kentucky License in Speech-Language Pathology BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • University of Cincinnati
  • 3202 Eden Ave.
  • French East Room 275K
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0379
  • Mail Location: 0397
  • Office: 513=558-1938
  • Email: raisorlj@ucmail.uc.edu
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Erin Redle, PhD

Adj. Asst. Professor

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Title:

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • B.S.: Miami University
  • M.S.: Emerson College
  • Ph.D.: University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence 05-2001
  • Ohio Speech Pahology License 05-2001
  • Ohio Department of Education 09-2000

Contact Information:
  • French East Hall
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-8500
  • Email: creacher@ucmail.uc.edu
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Katherine Russell, AuD

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctor of Audiology: Indiana University
  • Master of Arts: Speech and Hearing Sciences: Indiana University
  • Bachelor of Arts: Communication Sciences and Disorders: Baylor University

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, BAD DATE
  • Audiology License State of Indiana , BAD DATE
  • Audiology License State of Ohio, BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • University of Cincinnati
  • French East Building, G45C
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0379
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: (513) 558-8520
  • Email: russeke@ucmail.uc.edu
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Peter Scheifele, MDr, PhD, LCDR USN (Ret.)

Associate Professor

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Title:

Associate Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • PhD: University of Connecticut
  • MS: University of Connecticut
  • MS: University of Connecticut
  • BS: University of Connecticut
  • AS: University of Hawaii - Leeward College
  • Medical elective: Mount Sinai / UCONN

Research/Clinical Interests:

Peter Scheifele's research focuses on auditory and neural processes in humans and animals, specifically in military applications, special operations working dogs, marine mammals and divers.

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • SME Department of Defense, 09-2104, Special Forces / special Operations Command K9 audiology/tactics
  • Clearance Department of Defense, 08-2010, SECRET clearance

Contact Information:
  • UC FETCHLAB™ French East Room 345A
  • http://www.fetchlab.org/
  • 3202 Eden Ave.
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0379
  • Mail Location: 0394
  • Office: 513-558-8519
  • Fax: 513-558-8500
  • Email: scheifpr@ucmail.uc.edu
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Sue Schmidlin, MA

Adj. Asst. Professor

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Title:

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • Master of Arts: University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor of Science, cum laude: Miami University

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • State of Ohio Board of Speech/Language Pathology and Audiology BAD DATE, SP6668
  • State of Ohio Department of Education BAD DATE, MM1007771
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence BAD DATE, 12094294

Contact Information:
  • Hastings L. & William A. French Building
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: 5135588531
  • Email: sue.schmidlin@uc.edu
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Noah Silbert

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • M.S.: Indiana University
  • Ph.D.: Indiana University
  • M.A.: University of Hawaii
  • B.A. with distinction: Indiana University

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling Workshop University of Maryland, 2011
  • Advanced Topics in Structural Equation Modeling Workshop University of Maryland, 2011
  • Diagnostic Measurement: Theory, Methods, and Applications Workshop University of Maryland, 2010

Contact Information:
  • French East G45D
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: 5135588516
  • Email: silbernh@ucmail.uc.edu
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Carney Sotto, PhD

Adj. Assoc. Professor

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Title:

Adjunct Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director

Education/Credentials:
  • Bachelor's Degree: San Diego State University
  • Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association , BAD DATE
  • Ohio License in Speech-Language Pathology BAD DATE
  • California License in Speech-Language Pathology BAD DATE
  • Ohio Department of Education Certification, Speech Therapy BAD DATE
  • Certified in Accent Reduction by the Institute of Language & Phonology BAD DATE

Contact Information:
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • 3202 Eden Ave
  • French East Room 340
  • Cincinnati , Ohio 45267-0379
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: 513-558-8528
  • Email: sottocd@ucmail.uc.edu
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Gloria Valencia, Au.D., CCC-A

Adj. Instructor

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Title:

Adjunct Instructor

Education/Credentials:
  • Doctorate: A.T. Still University
  • Masters Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Masters Degree: Xavier University of Bogota & Catholic University
  • Bachelors Degree: Catholic University

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Doctor in Audiology Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 2001, Licensed Audiologist
  • Active Member & CCC-A American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, 1999, Certificate of Clinical Competence, Member of Special Interest Division 6 and registered as a Bilingual Audiologist
  • Active Member American Academy of Audiology, 2004, Registered as a Bilingual Audiologist

Contact Information:
  • University of Cincinnati
  • 3202 Eden Ave, French East Building
  • Room 275J
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: (513) 558-8993
  • Fax: 513-558-8500
  • Email: devaleg@ucmail.uc.edu
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Karla Washington, PhD, CCC-SLP, S-LP(C)

Assistant Professor

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Title:

Assistant Professor and Director PedLLS Lab

Education/Credentials:
  • B.A. (Hons): Huron University College at the University of Western Ontario
  • Master's of Science: The University of Western Ontario
  • PhD: University of Western Ontario

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Speech-Language Pathologist American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2005
  • Speech-Language Pathologist Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, 2003
  • Speech-Language Pathologist College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario, 2003
  • Speech-Language Pathologist Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 2011
  • Speech-Language Pathologist The Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, 2003
  • Certified: It Takes Two To Talk The Hanen Centre, 2002
  • Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education, 2008

Contact Information:
  • Hastings L. & William A. French Building
  • 3202 Eden Avenue
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45367
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: 513-558-8533
  • Email: karla.washington@uc.edu
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Fawen Zhang, MD., PhD

Associate Professor

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Title:

Associate Professor

Education/Credentials:
  • MS: West China University of Medical Sciences
  • MD (equivalent): Luzhou Medical College
  • Ph.D.: University of South Alabama

Board Certifications & Licenses:
  • Certification Chinese Health Bureau, 05/01/1999
  • No. 199851110 Otolaryngologist, China, BAD DATE, Licensure

Contact Information:
  • French East Building
  • 3202 Eden Ave.
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0379
  • Mail Location: 0379
  • Office: 513-558-8513
  • Fax: 513-558-8500
  • Email: Fawen.Zhang@uc.edu

Staff

Emeritus Faculty

Phyllis Breen, MA
Speech-Language Pathology

Robert Keith, PhD
Audiology

Laura Kretschmer, PhD
Audiology

Linda Lee, PhD
Speech-Language Pathology

Jo-Anne Prendeville, EdD
Speech-Language Pathology

Gloriajean Wallace, PhD
Speech-Language Pathology

Adjunct Faculty 

Audiology

Katheryn Bachmann, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
CCHMC
Audiology

David Brown, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Audiology

Stephanie Grace,
Adjunct Instructor
UC ENT
Audiology

Lisa Hunter, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
CCHMC
Audiology

Speech-Language Pathology

Gina Blume
Adjunct Instructor of Clinical
CCHMC
SLP

Lisa Froehlich, PhD
Adjunct Instructor
SLP

Kathy Groves Wright, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
VA
SLP

Terri Hollenkamp,
Adjunct Instructor of Clinical
Rehab Resources
SLP

Bernice Klaben, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
UC ENT
SLP

Ann Kummer, PhD
Adjunct Professor
CCHMC
SLP

Rochel Lazewnik
Adjunct Instructor
SLP

Wendy LeBorgne, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Christ Hospital
SLP

Claire Miller, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
CCHMC
SLP

Joy Musser, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
SLP

Lindsay Riegler, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor
VA
SLP

Ann Slone
Adjunct Instructor
SLP

Jennifer Vannest, PhD
Adjunct Instructor of Clinical
CCHMC
SLP

Irving Wollman, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical
CCHMC
SLP

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College of Allied Health Sciences
French East Building
3202 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267 

Phone: 513-558-7495
Fax: 513-558-7494
Email: cahs@uc.edu

Contact Us

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
3202 Eden Avenue
P.O. Box 670379
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0379
Phone: 513-558-8502
Fax:  513-558-8500
Email: csd@uc.edu

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