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Audiologist Touts Benefits of Hearing Checks on Health


Untreated healing loss really starts to take away from society, it can lead to depression. Untreated hearing loss can lead to more falls, which can lead to more health concerns. It’s linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cognitive decline. Dr. Amy Myers, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders


Women in Science 2024

Women in science are celebrated internationally on Feb. 11, but at the UNCG School of Health and Human Sciences, women are involved in significant science and scientific leadership year-round. This research includes lab work, field work, independent study, interdisciplinary projects, and community partners.   


Misophonia: Symptoms, Triggers And Treatments

The noises that trigger someone with misophonia don’t have to be loud, according to Lisa Fox-Thomas, Ph.D., a professor of audiology and assistant director at the University of North Carolina Greensboro Speech and Hearing Center, who treats people with misophonia. In fact, they can be as quiet as someone chewing … Continued

Alumna Debuts Documentary on Understudied Brain Disorder

Jamila Minga

Speech problems usually follow from strokes that occur on the left side of the brain. Because of that, Communication Sciences & Disorders alumna (’14) Dr. Jamilia Mijnga explained, clinical education, practice, and research have been on the overt communication impairments from left hemisphere stroke, leaving a whole other half of the brain and population under identified and underserved.

Speech and Hearing Center Now Offers Cochlear Implant Services

Cochlear Implants

The Speech and Hearing Center now offers cochlear implant services for clients. This includes an assessment to determine if a client needs the service, referral to a doctor to implant the device, activation, programming, follow-up care and maintenance and troubleshooting through the life of the device.

Career and Professional Development and Disorders

Dr. Brandi Baldwin

Dr. Brandi M. Baldwin is an award-winning StartUp CEO and founder of Millennial Ventures Holdings, the parent company to a suite of social impact brands tackling the world’s most relevant business challenges: diversity and inclusion, motivating millennials to level-up their leadership, and helping young people learn how to build generational wealth through entrepreneurship.


Shanghai skyline

Dr. Kristine Lundgren, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, co-directed a Fulbright Hays Group Project Abroad program to Shanghai China with Dr.Ye (Jane) He from the School of Education. Twelve educators from North Carolina, including 3 HHS alumni, CSD AP Professor Perry Flynn, Mike Maykish, and Mariam Abdelaziz, … Continued