Cleveland State University will present a lecture by internationally known speech-language pathologist Alex Johnson, Ph.D., former Director of the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center, titled “Evidence, Leadership, and Best Practice: the New Hot Topics in Speech-Language Pathology” on Tuesday, May 4 in Parker Hannifin Hall, room 103, located at 2258 Euclid Ave.
A welcome reception begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the lecture at 6:30 p.m.
The event is part of the Professional Lecture Series Honoring Distinguished Alumni Award Winner Danielle Ripich, Ph.D. and is sponsored by CSU’s Speech and Hearing Program in the Department of Health Sciences, College of Science. It is free and open to the public.
Dr. Johnson currently serves as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the MGH Institute of Health Professionals, a graduate school founded by Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He completed his doctorate at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and has served as Director of the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center. His interests in the field include medical speech-language pathology (SLP), fluency, language impairment, and the future of speech-language pathology in both health care and developing countries.
Dr. Johnson has led delegations of SLPs to South Africa, Russia, Vietnam, and Cambodia and served as President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2006. He has been honored as an ASHA fellow and is a recipient of the Honors of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
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Founded in 1964, Cleveland State University is a public research institution that provides a dynamic setting for engaged learning. With an enrollment of more than 16,000 students, 8 colleges and more than 250 academic programs, CSU provides a hands-on learning environment that connects students, ideas and real-world experience.
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