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SLHS faculty and students present at annual state convention

Sept. 3, 2021 Faculty and students from Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at the University of Missouri virtually attended and presented at the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s 62nd Annual Meeting & Convention. Two posters and one technical session received special recognition. Undergraduate Poster Award: “A Comparative Study of Articulatory Performance among Progressive Dysarthrias” Students: Alyssa Buie and Madalyn Michael Supervisor: Mili Kuruvilla-Dugdale, associate professor “Our undergraduate research apprenticeship allows students to be fully immersed in the research process from conceptualization of studies to data dissemination," Dr. Kuruvilla said. "My students worked on this complex orofacial tracking project for 2-3 years, to determine the mechanisms that drive the articulatory impairments of different dysarthria types. It is very rewarding to see students become good consumers of and contributors to research!” Alyssa Buie shares, “I’ve truly enjoyed and valued my time working in Dr. Kuruvilla’s research lab. Through my entire research apprenticeship and this MSHA...

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