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Dr. Jeff Small appointed as new Director

Dr. Jeff Small appointed as new Director

We are pleased to announce Dr. Jeff Small has been appointed as the new Director of the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, effective July 24, 2017. Dr. Small is an Associate Professor and cognitive scientist with specialization in communication sciences and disorders. He joined the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences in 1997, specializing in […]

Hot Topics in Speech, Language & Hearing

Hot Topics in Speech, Language & Hearing

The 1st Symposium on Speech-language Pathology and Audiology of the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences will be held on April 1st 2017.

Professor Emeritus John Gilbert receives prestigious award

Prof. Emeritus John Gilbert will receive the 2017 Pioneer Award from the National (US) Centre for Interprofessional Practice & Education. The award will be presented to John at the Center’s 2017 Summit meeting that will take place in Minneapolis in August 2017.”

Hearing Information Event!

Hearing Information Event!

Mark your calendars! UBC Audiology students are hosting their annual hearing health event on November 25th (free to the public). Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get your hearing screened and learn about hearing health from graduate audiology students. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Date & Time: November 25, from 2-4pm Location: 2177 […]

Call for Nominations: Clinical Faculty Awards

Call for Nominations: Clinical Faculty Awards

UBC School of Audiology & Speech Sciences (SASS) continues our tradition of offering awards in Excellence in Clinical Education, and we are seeking nominations for the Elizabeth MacLeod Award for Excellence in Clinical Education (Speech-Language Pathology), and the Noelle Lamb Award for Excellence in Clinical Education (Audiology). These awards allow the School to recognize a speech-language pathologist and an […]

Lareina Abbott awarded a Paetzgold Fellowship.

Lareina Abbott awarded a Paetzgold Fellowship.

Audiology student Lareina Abbott is the recipient of a Paetzgold Fellowship. These fellowships are endowed by Cordula Paetzgold and the University of British Columbia for full full-time master’s or doctoral students, with preference given to graduate students with disabilities, First Nations graduate students, and women students pursuing graduate study in medicine, neuroscience, genetics, health care and epidemiology, pharmaceutical sciences, […]

Prof. John H. Gilbert appointment

Prof. John H. Gilbert appointment

School founding Director and Professor Emeritus John H. Gilbert appointed as  a member of the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council by the BC government. The appointment is effective July 28, 2016, and is for a term ending September 30, 2018. Congratulations, John!

Sharon Adelman’s Retirement Party

Sharon Adelman’s Retirement Party

Sharon Adelman, Instructor and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education is retiring from the school. We would like to wish Sharon all the very best in the future, she will be sorely missed.

Rachel Jordan’s entry at UBC ‘3 Minute Thesis competition’

Rachel Jordan’s entry at UBC ‘3 Minute Thesis competition’

Congratulations to Rachel Jordan, MSc thesis student in the Pediatric Audiology Lab supervised by Dr. Susan Small, for coming in in 4th place out of over 100 Masters and PhD students at UBC in the ‘3 Minute Thesis competition’.

Special Olympics Healthy Athlete event

Fifteen students from the School performed fantastic work at the recent Special Olympics Healthy Athlete  event in North Vancouver. Members of our Clinical faculty and professional community were also there to provide critical support. Healthy Hearing, which was one of several health services there, screened over 60 Special Athletes and talked to many more family […]