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Faculty

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Amlani, Amyn, Ph.D., Professor and Chair

  • Ph.D. –  Audiology, Michigan State University.
  • Teaching and Research Interests: Hearing aid fitting and selection procedures, Auditory perception in real-world environments, Predicting speech-intelligibility performance from the electroacoustic characteristics of hearing aids, and Economic and marketing trends within the hearing aid industry.
  • Phone: (501) 569-8902
  • Email: amamlani@uams.edu

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Atcherson, Samuel Ph.D., Associate Professor

  • Ph.D. –  Audiology, University of Memphis.
  • Research Interests: Auditory (Electro)physiology; Hearing Assistive Technology; Auditory (Re)habilitation.
  • Teaching Interests: Anatomy and Physiology, Electrophysiology, Auditory Processing.
  • Phone: (501) 683-7178
  • Email: sratcherson@ualr.edu
  • Click here to view Dr. Atcherson’s webpage.

Crass

Crass, Kimberlee, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. –  Communication Sciences and Disorders; University of South Carolina.
  • Research Interests: Aural Habilitation; Speech and Language Development; Literacy
  • Teaching Interests: Listening and Spoken Language; Auditory Based Intervention.
  • Phone: (501) 569-8910
  • Email: KACrass@uams.edu

eaton2012

Eaton, Beth, M.S., ASHA Fellow; Instructor

  • M.S. – Speech-Language Pathology; Texas Women’s University.
  • Research and Teaching Interests: Infant and Toddler Language.
  • Phone: (501) 569-8903
  • Email: EatonBethB@uams.edu

cfranklin2012

Franklin, Clifford, Ph.D., Associate Professor

  • Ph.D. –  Audiology; University of Tennessee.
  • Research Interests: Acceptance of Background Noise/Acceptable Noise Level; Amplification Benefit/Use; Hearing Assistive Technology
  • Teaching Interests: Amplification; Acoustics; Psychoacoustics; Diagnostic Audiometry.
  • Phone: (501) 569-8912
  • Email: cafranklin@ualr.edu

jfranklin2012

Franklin, Jennifer, Au.D., Assistant Professor

  • Au.D. –  Audiology; University of Florida.
  • Research Interests: Aural Rehabilitation; Clinical Laboratory; Clinical Instruction
  • Teaching Interests: Amplification; Balance Disorders.
  • Phone: (501) 569-8905
  • Email: jlfranklin2@uams.edu

BGentry2012

Gentry, Betholyn, Ph.D., Professor and Co-Director of the AR Consortium for the Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Interim Director, Speech-Language Pathology

  • Ph.D. – Speech-Language Pathology; Memphis State University.
  • Research Interests: Pragmatic language disorders; Learning disabilities; Sickle cell disease and communication disorders; Multicultural issues; and Autism spectrum disorders.
  • Teaching Interests: Language assessment and intervention; Learning Disabilities; Counseling in Communication Disorders; Differential Diagnosis; Articulation Disorders.
  • Phone: (501) 569-8913
  • Email: bfgentry@uams.edu
  • Click here to view Dr. Gentry’s webpage.

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Highley, Patricia, Au.D., Advanced Instructor

  • Au.D. – Audiology; A.T. Still University.
  • Research and Teaching Interests: Amplification.
  • Phone: (501) 569-8911
  • Email: highleypatricia@uams.edu

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Kelly, Donna, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator


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Moser, Dana, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. –  Communication Sciences and Disorders; University of South Carolina.
  • Research Interests: Aphasia Treatment & Recovery; Brain Plasticity; Neuromodulation; Translational Neuroscience.
  • Teaching Interests: Aphasia; Neurogenic Communication Disorders; Speech Anatomy & Physiology.
  • Phone: (501) 682-1456
  • Email: DRMoser@uams.edu

Nagaraj

Nagaraj, Naveen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. – Hearing Science, Ohio University.
  • Research Interests: Cognitive Hearing Science, Listening Comprehension, Psychoacoustics.
  • Teaching Interests: Diagnostic Audiology, Psychoacoustics, Amplification.
  • Phone: (501) 569-8906
  • Email: nnagaraj@uams.edu

Nevins

Nevins, Mary Ellen, Ed.D., Professor and Director, Auditory-Based Intervention Program

  • Ed.D. – Columbia University
  • Research Interests: Professional Learning; Listening and Spoken Language Outcomes for Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • Teaching Interests: Listening for Spoken Language and Literacy; Effective Communication for Interprofessional Collaboration; Family-Centered Intervention
  • Phone: (501) 569-8249
  • Email: menevins@uams.edu

nnicholson2012

Nicholson, Nannette, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Audiology Program


grobinson2012

Robinson, Greg, Ph.D., Associate Professor

  • Ph.D. – Speech-Language Pathology; Michigan State University.
  • Research Interests: Sociolinguistics; Phonological Acquisition and Disorders; Cross-Dialectal Speech Perception; Sociolinguistics/Multicultural Issues.
  • Teaching Interests: Sociolinguistics; Phonological Acquisition and Disorders; Phonetics; Introduction to Communication Disorders; Language Disorders in Young Children.
  • Phone: (501) 683-7307
  • Email: gcrobinson@ualr.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Assistant Professors:  Beverly Hildebrand, Ph.D.; Michael Winston, Ph.D.; Patti Martin, Ph.D.
Instructors: Jane Brucks; Amy Chandler; Kris Douglas; Cynthia Ford; Misti Hart; Ann Hedges; Cathy Henderson; April Harmon; Larry Karpe; Tom Sowell; Janet Zarnoch.

Emeritus Faculty:

Priscilla Davis, Ph.D.; Thomas W. Guyette, Ph.D.; Hope Keiser, Ph.D.; Patricia Monoson, Ph.D.; James Montague, Ph.D.; Shirley Pine, Ph.D.; Mark Weatherton, Ph.D.

Audiology and Speech Pathology