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2015 Student Research Travel Award (SRTA) Awardees

ASHA offers a Student Research Travel Award (SRTA) for the annual ASHA Convention in order to highlight the research activities of "budding" scientists and encourage careers in science and research. Travel awards of $500 each are available for undergraduate, master's, AuD, and PhD students (at the time of submission) who are first authors on a paper of any of the following session types: (a) technical, (b) poster, (c) one-hour seminar or instructional course, (d) two-hour seminar or instructional course, or (e) short course. View previous awardees.

Calley Bosch, University of Montana
Consonant & Distinctive Feature Perception Under Backward Masking Conditions

Heather Campbell, New York University
Individualized Targets for Acoustic Biofeedback to Treat Residual /r/ Errors

Garrett Cardon, University of Colorado, Boulder
Somatosensory-Auditory Cross-Modal Re-Organization in Adults With Early Stage Hearing Loss

Jessica Carrizo, University of Utah
Universal Nonword Repetition Predicts Children's Performance on the Bilingual English-Spanish Assessment Test (BESA)

Danika DiPalma, James Madison University
Case Simulations to Assess Graduate SLP Clinical Decision-Making

Georgia Duan, Teachers College, Columbia University
Workshops for AAC Communication Strategies in Ethiopia: Nehemiah Autism Center, Addis Ababa

Emily Eilers, University of Iowa
Listening Effort: Psychometric Functions of Dual-Task Paradigms

William Evans, Boston University
Executive & Sustained Attention Deficits in Aphasia

Annalise Fletcher, University of Canterbury
Predictors of Intelligibility Improvement in Dysarthria: A Treatment Simulation Study

Samantha Gustafson, Vanderbilt University
Objective Assessments of Fatigue in School-Age Children With Hearing Loss

Margaret Hill, University of Missouri
Incidental Word Knowledge Growth During Silent Reading:  How Factors Interact to Support Learning

Marie Jette, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Laryngeal Microbes: Frenemies of the Voice

Brittany Krekeler, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Morphological & Biochemical Changes in Aging Masticatory Muscles Following Tongue Exercise in a Rat Model

Vinaya Kulkarni, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Parents' Experiences, Expectations, & Levels of Satisfaction Regarding Parent Education in ASD From Speech-Language Pathologists

Jiali Liang, Pennsylvania State University
Gaze Toward Social Interactions in Photographs by Individuals With Autism: Implications for AAC Design

Kazlin Mason, East Carolina University
Age-Related Changes in the Level of Velopharyngeal Closure Relative to the Cervical Spine

Erin Meier, Boston University
Does Naming Therapy Make Ordering in a Restaurant Easier? Impairment vs. Function in Aphasia

Rachel Miller, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
The Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA): Past, Present, & Future

Katy O'Brien, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Development of a Coding Schema of Self-Regulated Learning in Students With Traumatic Brain Injury

Homira Osman, University of Washington
Exploring the Effects of Noise on Complex Auditory Tasks in Children

Lindsey Peters, University of South Florida
Using Lexical Characteristics to Predict Word Learning

Emily Quinn, Vanderbilt University
Family Stories: Setting the Stage for Parent-Implemented Interventions

Melissa Randazzo, Teachers College, Columbia University
Interprofessional Collaboration in International Settings: A Service Delivery Model for Sustainable Practices

Eleanor Sugden, University of Sydney
What's the Evidence for Involving Parents in Intervention for Speech Sound Disorders?

Julia Thorne, University of Maryland, College Park
Verb Production in Aphasia: Testing the Division of Labor Between Syntax & Semantics

Lois Yeom, University of Maryland, College Park
Are Some Language Performance Measures Inappropriate With People Who Stutter?

Carla Youngdahl, The Ohio State University
Effect of Spectrally-Remote Noise on Sentence Recognition in Children

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