Audiology & Speech Pathology Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Laura Smith-Olinde

Smith-Olinde Laura, Ph.D., CCC-A, Professor, Department Chair and Director, Audiology

  • Ph.D. – Hearing Science; Louisiana State University
  • Research Interests: Psychoacoustics; Cognition and Hearing; Educational Scholarship
  • Teaching Interests: Acoustics and Psychoacoustics; Research Methods; Basic Diagnosis; Medical Audiology; Genetics; Gerontology
  • Phone: (501) 686-8613
  • Email: LSO@uams.edu

 


Samuel Atcherson

Atcherson, Samuel, Ph.D., CCC-A, Professor and Director of Audiology Research

  • Ph.D. –  Audiology, University of Memphis.
  • Research Interests: Auditory (Electro)physiology; Hearing Assistive Technology; Auditory (Re)habilitation, Health Literacy
  • Teaching Interests: Anatomy and Physiology, Electrophysiology, Auditory Processing.
  • Phone: (501) 686-6860
  • Email: SRAtcherson@uams.edu

Charity Avery

Avery, Charity, M.C.D., CCC-SLP, Clinical Instructor

  • M.C.D. –  Arkansas State University
  • Research Interests: Autism; Social Communication; Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing; Apraxia
  • Teaching Interests: Teletherapy; Social Communication; Autism
  • Phone: (501) 603-1014
  • Email: cavery@uams.edu

Portia CarrCarr, Portia, CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

  • Ph.D. – ; Speech-Language Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Research Interests: Cognitive-Communication Disorders, Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA), Psychosocial Aspects of Aphasia, Telepractice
  • Teaching Interests: Cognitive- Communication Disorders, Dysphagia, Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders
  • Phone: (501) 603-1019
  • Email: PCarr@uams.edu

Charia Hall

Hall, Charia, Au.D., CCC-A, Assistant Professor

  • Au.D. – Audiology; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Teaching Interests: School-Based Audiology; Pediatric Audiology; Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Phone: (501) 296-1392
  • Email: CHall@uams.edu

M Bryson Howard

Howard, M. Bryson, Au.D., CCC-A, Assistant Professor/Audiology Clinical Education Director

  • Au.D. – Audiology; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Teaching Interests: Amplification; Diagnostic Audiology
  • Phone: (501) 526-4234
  • Email: MBHoward@uams.edu

Barbara Jones

Jones, Barbara, M.S., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor

  • M.S.; Texas Christian University
  • Research Interests: Supervision; Teletherapy; Social Communication
  • Teaching Interests: Teletherapy; Social Communication; Autism
  • Phone: (501) 603-1017
  • Email: BJones3@uams.edu 

moser-dana

Moser, Dana, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Associate Professor and Director of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Master’s Program in Speech-Language Pathology

  • 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) 603-1011
  • Email: DRMoser@uams.edu

Caitlin PricePrice, Caitlin, Ph.D., CCC-A, Assistant Professor, Audiology

  • Au.D. — Audiology; University of Memphis
  • Ph.D. – Hearing Sciences & Disorders; University of Memphis
  • Research Interests: Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience, Speech Perception, Auditory Aging
  • Teaching Interests: Diagnostic Audiology, Gerontology
  • Phone: (501) 686-8125
  • Email: CEPrice@uams.edu

grobinson2012

Robinson, Greg, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of the Ph.D. program in Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • 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) 526-4487
  • Email: GCRobinson@uams.edu

Andrea Toliver-SmithToliver-Smith, Andrea, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

  • Ph.D. – ; Speech-Language Pathology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Research Interests: Cultural & Linguistic Diversity in Speech Pathology, Speech Perception, Non-verbal Communication, Professional Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Teaching Interests: Cultural & Linguistic Diversity, Professional/Ethical Issues, Audiology/Aural Rehabilitation, Teaching Pedagogy
  • Phone: (501) 686-2728
  • Email: AToliversmith@uams.edu

Shana Williamson

Williamson, Shana, M.S., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor/Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Education Director

  • M.S. – Communication Sciences and Disorders; University of Central Arkansas
  • Research Interests: Evaluation and Treatment of Adults with Acquired Brain Injury; Social Aspects of Language in Adults and impact on vocational skills; Clinical Instruction
  • Teaching Interests: Organization and Administration of Clinical Programs, Clinical Application Skills in Adults with Acquired Brain Injury, Simulation Lab Training, Clinical Diagnostics with Adults
  • Phone: (501) 603-1015
  • Email: sfwilliamson@uams.edu

Staff

Laura Bertram
Laura Bertram, Research Assistant
Telephone: (501) 320-7448
E-mail: llbertram@uams.edu

 

Cassandra Johnson
Cassie Johnson, Executive Assistant I
Telephone: (501) 603-1023
E-mail: CJohnsonb250@uams.edu

 

Natasha Stephens
Natasha Stephens, Clinic Manager
Telephone: (501) 320-7300
E-mail: nystephens@uams.edu 


Additional/Adjunct Faculty

Instructors: Jeff Adams, Ed.D.; Jody Cerrato, M.S.; Bradley Davis, Au.D.; Beth Helms, M.S.; Kelley Kaylor Linton, Au.D.; Patti Martin, Ph.D.; Holly Marvin-Pruss, Au.D.; Terry (JR) McCoy, Au.D.; Whitney Mosley, M.S.; Donna Smiley, Ph.D.; Ashlen Thomason, Ph.D.; Robert Traynor, Ed.D.

Emeritus Faculty:

Betholyn F. Gentry, Ph.D.; Thomas Guyette, Ph.D.; Patricia K. Monoson, Ph.D.; James C. Montague Jr., Ph.D.; Shirley J. Pine, Ph.D.; Maurice A. Weatherton, Ph.D.