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Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions
Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology
 
 
 
Faculty and Staff
   
•  Program Information
  •  Bachelor of Science
  •  Master of Science
  •  Doctor of Audiology
  •  Doctor of Philosophy
•  Contact Us
•  Tuition and Fees
•  Admissions FAQs
•  Faculty and Staff
•  Research
  •  Adult Speech and Language Lab
  •  Background Noise Lab
  •  Child Language Lab
  •  Evoked Potentials/
Multicultural Issues Lab
  •  Vestibular Research Lab
•  Clinic Info and Forms
Chair: R. Moore
Professor Emeritus: B. Evans, D. Sellers
Professors: P. Dagenais, R. Talbott
Associate Professors: E. Adams, B. Beverly, S. Gordon-Hickey, R. Moore, I. Ramkissoon
Assistant Professors: T. Beverly, D. Choi, T. Davis, A. Nichols, K. Smith
Senior Instructors: C. Byrd
Instructors: G. Hill, K. Hudson, C. Overschmidt







Faculty


 




Robert E. Moore
Chair, Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology
Associate Professor of Audiology

BS, University of Tennessee, 1974
MS, University of Tennessee, 1975
PhD, University of Tennessee, 2000
(Audiological Rehabilitation, Psychoacoustics)

Dr. Moore's Bio

Dr. Moore's Website






 




Elizabeth M. Adams
Associate Professor of Audiology
BS, Spring Hill College, 1999
PhD, University of South Alabama, 2004
(Amplification, Cochlear Implants, Vestibular Assessment)

Dr. Adams' Bio







 




Brenda L. Beverly
Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
BS, Bloomsburg University, 1985
MS, Bloomsburg University, 1986
PhD, University of Tennessee, 1999
(Specific Language Impairment, Normal Language Acquisition)

Dr. Beverly's Bio







 




Tonia M. Beverly
Assistant Professor of Audiology
BS, University of South Alabama, 1990
MS, University of South Alabama, 1991
AuD, University of Florida, 2001
(Audiologic Rehabilitation, Cochlear Implant Mapping and Re/Habilitation, Evoked Auditory Potentials, Electronystagmography)

Dr. Beverly's Bio






 




Carolyn W. Byrd
Senior Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology
Clinic Coordinator for Speech-Language Pathology
BS, Mississippi University for Women, 1976
MS, University of Southern Mississippi, 1982
(Language-Learning Disabilities, Auditory Processing, Phonology)

Ms. Byrd's Bio

Ms. Byrd's Website






 




Dahye Choi
Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
BA, Ewha Womans University, 1999
MA, Ewha Womans University, 2003
PhD, Vanderbilt University, 2014
(Fluency Disorders, Speech Science) 

Dr. Choi's Bio






 




Paul A. Dagenais
Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
BS, University of Ottawa, 1976
MA, Northern Michigan University, 1983
PhD, University of Tennessee, 1987
(Speech Science, Articulation/Phonology, Neurogenics)

Dr. Dagenais' Bio

Dr. Dagenais' Website






 




Tara Davis
Assistant Professor of Audiology
BA, Louisiana State University,
MCD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center,
PhD, University of Texas at Dallas (2009)
(Auditory Processing, Event-Related Potentials, Aging, Traumatic Brain Injury)

Dr. Davis' Bio







 




Susan Gordon-Hickey
Associate Professor of Audiology
Graduate Coordinator for Audiology
BA, University of Florida, 1998
AuD, University of South Alabama, 2007
PhD, University of South Alabama, 2007
(Effect of Noise on Communication, Auditory Scene Analysis)

Dr. Gordon-Hickey's Bio








 




Grayson Hill
Clinical Instructor in Speech Pathology
BS, University of Montevallo, 1994
MS, University of Montevallo, 1996

Ms. Hill's Bio






 




Kendra D. Hudson
Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology
BS, University of Montevallo, 1989
MS, University of Montevallo, 1990
(Child Language, Articulation, Phonology)

Ms. Hudson's Bio








 




Amy Nichols
Assistant Professor
Clinical Coordinator for Audiology

B.A., University of Central Florida, 2002
Au.D., University of South Alabama, 2010
Ph.D., University of South Alabama, 2010
(Amplification, Aging, Audiologic Rehabilitation, Tinnitus Management)









 




Carrie Overschmidt
Instructor of Audiology
BS, University of South Alabama, 1999
MS, University of South Alabama, 2001
(Audiological Rehabilitation, Speech in Noise Testing, Auditory Evoked Potentials, Vestibular Testing)

Ms. Overschmidt's Bio






 




Ishara Ramkissoon
Associate Professor of Audiology
BSHT, University of Durban-Westville, 1989
MA, University of Illinois, 1994
PhD, University of Illinois, 2005
(Multicultural Issues, Aging, Evoked Potentials)

Dr. Ramkissoon's Bio

Dr. Ramkissoon's Website






 




Kimberly Smith
Assistant Professor

Dr. Smith's Bio

Adult Speech and Language Lab Website






 




Richard E. Talbott
Dean, Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions
Professor of Audiology
BS, West Virginia University, 1964
MS, West Virginia University, 1966
PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1973






Staff


 




Byna Stiehr
Secretary V

Office: HAHN 1104
Phone: 251-445-9360
Fax: 251-445-9376






 





 
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