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Science and Research Sessions at the 2014 ASHA Convention

These sessions are organized by ASHA's Research and Scientific Affairs Committee (RSAC) to provide professional development at the ASHA Convention to scientist/researchers and scientists/researchers-in-training. All sessions are in the Research Issues Across the Discipline topic area.

Introduction to Research Grant Writing

This session provides professional development to researchers and researchers-in-training who seek extramural funding. The NIH grant application process (submission, peer review, revision, and funding sources) will be highlighted with reference to individual investigator projects and collaborative translational research projects.

Day/Time: Thursday, November 20, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Room W109A 
Presenters: Nadine Martin, Temple University; Mario Svirsky, Department of Otolaryngology-HNS, NYU School of Medicine; Lana Shekim, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, NIH; Christopher Moore, Department of Veterans Affairs/Office of Research and Development
Session Code: 1035
Session Format: Seminar (2 hours)

Considering Joining the Next Generation of Researchers? Talk With Us

Have you ever wondered what researchers do or whether you have the skills to be a researcher? Three successful researchers will highlight the different paths, research questions, and settings available in a research career.

Day/Time: Thursday, November 20, 6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Room W207ABC
Presenters: Sonja Pruitt-Lord, San Diego State University; Adam Buchwald, New York University; Francoise Brosseau-Lapre, Purdue University 
Session Code: 1219
Session Format: Seminar (1 hour)

How to Launch & Build a Successful Research Career

This session addresses the do's and don'ts for developing a successful scientific career in the communication sciences—from application to a doctoral program to becoming a leader in the field and mentoring the next generation.

Day/Time: Friday, November 21, 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Room W109A
Presenters: Brenda Ryals, James Madison University; Elena Plante, University of Arizona 
Session Code: 1379
Session Format: Seminar (1 hour)

Thinking About a PhD? Information Session for Prospective Doctoral Students

Prospective doctoral students will have the opportunity to listen to and ask questions of an expert panel discussing important factors to consider when selecting a PhD program and competencies needed for success.

Day/Time: Saturday, November 22, 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Room W205A
Presenters: Jordan Green, MGH Institute of Health Professions; Bernard Rousseau, Vanderbilt University; Kristie Spencer, University of Washington; Emily Zimmerman, Northeastern University
Session Code: 1776
Session Format: Seminar (1 hour)

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