Author: Bress, Keith

2022-2023 Colloquium Series

October 2, 2022
“Sleep to Learn: Towards Improving the Retention of Speech in Adults with Learning Disabilities”
Presented by: Dr. Sayako Earle, University of Delaware

November 7, 2022
“Behavior Change for Physical Activity in People with Parkinson’s Disease”
Presented by: Dr. Cristina Colón-Semenza, University of Connecticut

February 6, 2023
“Functional Laryngeal Disorders: Brain Learns Pain”
Presented by: Christina Kang, The Voice Forum, LLS

March 6, 2023
“Teletherapy for Speech Therapy Services”
Presented by: Annie Tyrell and Annie Iovanella, TeleTalk Therapy

2021-2022 Colloquium Series

October 4, 2021
“Lessons Learned from Aphasia Telepractice: The Impact of Social Determinants of Health and Other Factors”
Presented by: Dr. Charles Ellis Jr., East Carolina University

November 1, 2021
“Noisy Environments During Childhood: Language Disparities Later in Life?”
Presented by: Dr. Carlos Benitez-Barrera, University of Texas

February 7, 2022
“Diagnostic Stability of Language Impairment in Autistic Young Adults”
Presented by: Dr. Teresa Girolama, University of Connecticut

March 7, 2022
“Opening the Door: Lessons Learned from Auditory Neuroscience Fieldwork”
Presented by: Dr. Erika Skoe, University of Connecticut

2020-2021 Colloquium Series

October 5, 2020
“ASHA and the Eight Percent: Implications and Considerations”
Presented by: Valerie Johnson, PhD, CCC-SLP, Rutgers University

November 2, 2020
“Letters of Recommendation, Unconscious Bias, and Admissions in CSD Graduate Programs”
Presented by: Dr. Brandi L. Newkirk-Turner, Jackson State University

December 7, 2020
SLHS Diversity Workshop
Presented by: Paula Calandra, Elizabeth Collin, Madison Thompson, Madison Perriolat, Aurora Amadeo, and Corrine Sylvain

2019-2020 Colloquium Series

October 2, 2019
“Northeastern U. Voice Bank”
Presented by: Dr. Rupel Patel, Northeastern University

November 6, 2019
SLHS Doctoral Students

December 4, 2019
“How can CSD professionals provide a culturally responsive service to multicultural/diverse populations with reference to research and shared experiences?”
Presented by: Dr. Sharimila Ambrose, SUNY Plattsburgh

February 5, 2020
“Considerations in Group Conversation Treatment for Aphasia”
Presented by: Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, Boston University

March 4, 2020
“My Beautiful Stutter”
Film Viewing

April 1, 2020
Dr. Jonathan Preston, Syracuse University

2018-2019 Colloquium Series

September 5, 2018
“Effects of receptive language ability on the neural representation of phonetic category structure”
Presented by: Ms. Julia Drouin, University of Connecticut
“Functional plasticity of phonetic category structure in children”
Presented by: Ms. Ashley Parker, University of Connecticut

October 3, 2018
“Generation Z: Are you ready?”
Presented by: Dr. Amanda Stead, Pacific University

November 7, 2018
“Objects are closer than they appear in the mirror”
Presented by: Mr. Frank Filipetti, Grammy-winning sound engineer and proud UConn Alumnus

December 5, 2018
“Listener sensitivity to structured phonetic variation”
Presented by: Dr. Rachel M. Theodore, University of Connecticut

February 6, 2019
Presented by: Dr. Sarah Ferguson, University of Utah

March 6, 2019
“MusiConn: An Acoustical, Behavioral, and Bi logical AuDyssey into Noise Exposure”
Presented by: Dr. Erika Skoe, Dr. Jennifer Tufts, Ms. Sarah Camera, and Ms. Ashley Parker, University of Connecticut

May 1, 2019
UConn LEND: Update
Presented by: Nicole Gallagher, M.S., University of Connecticut

2017-2018 Colloquium Series

September 6, 2017
Pamela Fuhrmeister and Andre Lindsey, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Connecticut

October 4, 2017
Lisa Edmonds, Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University

November 1, 2017
Sharon Curhan, M.D., Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine

March 6, 2018
Julius Fridriksson, Ph.D., Center for the Study of Aphasia Recovery, University of South Carolina

April 4, 2018
Kathleen Cienkowski, Ph.D. and Bernard Grela, Ph.D., Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Connecticut

2016-2017 Colloquium Series

October 5, 2016
“Trainees today, scholars forever: An SLHS doctoral student blitz”
Presented by: Doctoral Trainees of SLHS, University of Connecticut

November 2, 2016
“Plasticity in speech perception”
Presented by: Dr. Emily Myers, University of Connecticut

December 7, 2016
“Can inner-ear-specific proteins act as serological biomarkers of disease?”
Presented by: Dr. Kourosh Parham, University of Connecticut Health Center

February 1, 2017
“When hands speak as loud as words:” The impact of gesture on human communication and its disorders”
Presented by: Dr. Laura Morett, Yale University

March 1, 2017
“Listening effort: Phenomenology, psychology, physiology and application”
Presented by: Dr. Alexander Francis, Purdue University

April 5, 2017
“Language and cognition in d/Deaf children: Solving the right problems, and solving the problems right”
Presented by: Dr. Matthew Hall, University of Connecticut

2015-2016 Colloquium Series

October 7, 2015
“Trainees today, scholars forever: An SLHS doctoral student blitz”
Presented by: Doctoral Trainees of SLHS, University of Connecticut

December 2, 2015
“Learning in the context of language disorders made better, stronger, faster”
Presented by: Dr. Elena Plante, The University of Arizona

February 3, 2016
“What biofeedback intervention for residual errors can tell us about the nature of speech production”
Presented by: Dr. Tara McAllister Byun, New York University

February 17, 2016
“Narratives in children with and without language impairment”
Presented by: Dr. Liz Peña, University of Texas at Austin

March 2, 2016
“Midbrain responses to speech signals in humans: Decodability and plasticity”
Presented by: Dr. Bharath Chandrasekaran, University of Texas at Austin

April 6, 2016
“Phantom sound of tinnitus, loudness intolerance and neuroplasticity: Brain imaging and animal models”
Presented by: Dr. Richard J. Salvi, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

2014-2015 Colloquium Series

October 1, 2014
“Identification of children with specific language impairment: Past, present, and future”
Presented by: Dr. Tammie J. Spaulding, University of Connecticut

November 5, 2014
“What have we learned about discourse from TBI?”
Presented by: Dr. Carl A. Coelho, University of Connecticut

December 3, 2014
“Restoring spatial hearing: Cochlear implants for single-sided deafness”
Presented by: Dr. Joshua G. W. Bernstein, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

February 4, 2015
“Speech production under real-time simulation of cochlear implant acoustic processing”
Presented by: Dr. Elizabeth Casserly, Trinity College

March 4, 2015
“Cross-linguistic differences in speech perception shape cross-linguistic differences in phonological acquisition”
Presented by: Dr. Benjamin Munson, University of Minnesota

April 1, 2015
“Learning from input and memory evolution: Points of vulnerability on a pathway to mastery in word learning”
Presented by: Dr. Holly L. Storkel, University of Kansas