Category: UA Events

Alabama Life Research Institute Faculty Fellows

Eight faculty members from the University of Alabama were named a fellows of the Alabama Life Research Institute and two professors from the Department of Communicative Disorders were honored with this distinction, Dr. Angie Barber and Dr. Marcia Hay-McCutcheon, for their work in rural Alabama. Dr. Barber does research with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Dr. Hay-McCutcheon has done work improving access and affordability of hearing healthcare. For more information check out this link: ALRI Fellows for Rural […]

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We’ve Been Busy!

Over the past couple of months we’ve enrolled more research study participants who have helped us understand the association between hearing loss and social interaction in communities without access to hearing health care.  A few weeks ago we had a great trip to Livingston and saw lots of people there.  We were so busy that we didn’t even have a chance to get a photo until our drive on the way back to Tuscaloosa – see below.  Note that we […]

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Saying Goodbye to a Few Students

At the end of each year we always have to bid farewell to some of our wonderful students.  It is through the dedication of these students that our project is successful.  This year we are saying goodbye to Reagan Sandoz, Jenna Dworak, Kristyn Conrad, Asia Crenshaw, Marissa Williamson, and Leah LeCroy.  We will miss them but wish them all the best in their adventures ahead!  Before they left Tuscaloosa, we were able to get a picture of Asia, (left), Josie […]

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Fall Testing Schedule Set!

You will see us out and about on the following dates/places: Friday September 15, 2017:  Speech and Hearing Center in Tuscaloosa Wednesday September 20, 2017: Focus on Seniors Health Fair in Tuscaloosa Friday September 22, 2017: Theo Ratliff Activity Center in Demopolis Friday September 29, 2017: Wilcox County Public Health Department in Camden Wednesday October 4, 2017: UA Employee Health and Wellness Fair in Tuscaloosa Friday October 6, 2017: Perry County Public Health Department in Marion Friday October 13, 2017: […]

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Hearing Screenings – yeah, we got that covered!

Over the past couple of weeks we have provided hearing screenings for our local and not-so-local communities.  On Friday April 28 we saw about 25 students, faculty and staff when we parked behind Gorgas Library and today, Friday May 12 we saw about 30 people at the Demopolis Health Fair.  Student volunteers, Allison Tejada, Chandler Seal, and Maggie Spiegel helped out with the screenings on campus and JoAnne Payne and Christy Albea (her first venture out on the truck – […]

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