AWARDS

Ellen Cohn, clinical professor of occupational therapy, delivered the 2019 Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture at The American Occupational Therapy Association’s annual conference.

Diane Constantino, clinical associate professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences, was honored with the Continued Commitment Award from the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association.

Terry Ellis, associate professor of physical therapy, received the Excellence in Research Award from the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting.

Diane Heislein, clinical associate professor of physical therapy, was elected to the nominating committee for the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT).

Jerry Kaplan, a speech-language pathologist in the Aphasia Resource Center, received the Innovator Award at the Aphasia Access Leadership Summit.

Cara Lewis, associate professor of physical therapy, was elected secretary of the Section on Research of the APTA.

Michelle Mentis, clinical professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences, was named a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Julie Ann Starr, clinical associate professor of physical therapy, was named a 2019 Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the organization’s highest honor.

Cara Stepp, associate professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences, received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers and was named a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Conor Walsh, adjunct associate professor of physical therapy and athletic training, received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

NEW FACULTY

Jennifer Bentley, lecturer, speech, language, and hearing sciences
Elizabeth Co, clinical assistant professor and director, programs in human physiology
Claudio Ferre, assistant professor, occupational therapy
Meghan Graham, clinical assistant professor, speech, language, and hearing sciences
Dara L’Italien, lecturer, physical therapy and athletic training

PROMOTIONS

Joan Salge Blake, clinical professor, health sciences, programs in nutrition
Terry Ellis, associate professor and chair, physical therapy and athletic
training
Michelle Mentis, chair, speech, language, and hearing sciences
Gael Orsmond, associate dean

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