JULIE M. ESTIS, PH.D.

Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology

 

 

 

 

           

 

 

Contact Information:

Julie M. Estis, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor

SLP Graduate Coordinator

University of South Alabama

Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology

HAHN 1119

Mobile, AL 36688

251.445.9364

jestis@usouthal.edu

 

Education:                                                              
Ph.D., Communication Sciences and Disorders                              

          University of South Alabama, July 2004
M.S., Speech-Language Pathology

          University of South Alabama, May 2001
B.S., Speech and Hearing Sciences
          University of South Alabama, May 1999

Current Courses:

*       SHS 431- Introduction to Language Disorders

*       SLP 533-  Pediatric Language Disorders: Birth to Five

*       SLP 551- Voice and Resonance Disorders

*       SLP 568- Dysphagia

*       SLP 596- Clinical Practicum

*       SLP 599- Thesis

*       Various Ph.D. seminars and directed studies

     *Summary of Courses Taught

 

Refereed Publications

 

Hickey, S. G., Moore, R. E., & Estis, J. M. (in press).The effect of different primary and   secondary

stimulus conditions on the acceptable noise levels for young adults with normal hearing. Journal of Speech, Language, Hearing Research.

Estis, J. M., Parisi, J. A., Moore, R. E., & Brungart, D. (2011). Speech intelligibility differences across

sound classes with in-the-ear and free-field microphones in quiet. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 112(3), pp. 845-59.

Estis, J. M., Dean-Claytor, A. N., Moore, R. E., & Rowell, T. L. (2011). Pitch matching accuracy in trained

singers and untrained individuals: The impact of musical interference and noise. Journal of Voice, 25 (3), pp. 173-180.

Estis, J. M., Coblentz, J. K., & Moore, R. E. (2009).  Effects of increasing time delays on pitch matching

accuracy in trained singers and untrained individuals. Journal of Voice, 23 (4), pp. 439-445.

Moore, R. E., Estis, J. M., Hickey, S. G., & Watts, C. (2008). Pitch matching and pitch discrimination abilities with vocal and non-vocal stimuli. Journal of Voice, 22 (4), pp. 399-407.

Moore, R, E., Estis, J. M., Zhang, F., Watts, C., & Marble, E. (2007). Relationship of pitch matching, pitch discrimination, and otoacsoutic emission suppression. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 104, pp.  777-784.

Watts, C., Barnes-Burroughs, K., Estis, J. M., & Blanton, D. (2006). The singing power ratio as an objective measure of singing voice quality in talented and non-talented singers.  Journal of Voice, 20 (1), pp. 82-88.

Beverly, B. L., & Estis, J. M. (2003). Fast mapping deficits during disambiguation in children with specific language impairment. Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 27(3), pp. 162-169.

 

 

Refereed Presentations

 

Rudd, A. & Estis, J. M. (2012). Critical care simulation for speech-language pathology & audiology students.

Seminar presentation, Human Patient Simulation Network Conference, Tampa, FL.

Ferguson, N. & Estis, J. M. (2011). Behavioral and physiologic signs of aspiration in premature infants. Poster

session, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, San Diego, CA.

Gerlich, S., Estis, J. M., Beverly, B. L., & Yates, M. (2011). Word and task factors influence toddlers’ looking

time to objects. Poster session, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National

Convention, San Diego, CA.

Matthews, L. A., Beverly, B. L., Evans, K. J., Estis, J. M., & Turner, L. (2011) Clinician and parent perspectives

on SLP competency for ASD services. Poster session, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, San Diego, CA.

Gaal, A. R., Moore, R. E., & Estis, J. M. (2010). The effects of ear of stimulus presentation on

pitch discrimination abilities of young adult females. Poster presented at the Second Pan-American/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics, Cancun, Mexico.

Buck, K. L., Estis, J.M., & Carpenter, M. (2009). Influences of language ability and gender in processing

semantic-prosodic incongruence. Poster session, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Langston, S. D., Estis, J. M., Yates, M. C., & Beverly, B. L. (2009). Disambiguation by children with SLI: 

Stimulus timing and phonological effects. Poster session, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Ramkissoon, I.R. & Estis, J. M. (2009). SRT tests in normal-hearing children with and without language

impairment. Poster session, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention,

New Orleans, LA.

Kerns, A. B., Beverly, B. L., & Estis, J. M. (2009). Using eye gaze to assess typically developing

toddlers’ verb comprehension. Poster session, American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Ramkissoon, I., Beverly, B. L., Estis, J. M., Hudson, K., Dagenais, P. A., & Holston, J. T. (2008). Recruitment and retention of minority students: Initial efforts and outcomes. Poster session presented at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, Chicago, IL.

Fikes, C. H., Estis, J. M., & Beverly, B. L. (2008). Disambiguation by children with SLI: Word and gesture effects. Technical session presented at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, Chicago, IL.

Dean-Claytor, A., Estis, J. M., & Moore, R. E. (2008). Impact of noise and musical interference on pitch-matching accuracy. Poster session presented at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, Chicago, IL.

 Estis, J. M., & Beverly, B. L. (2007). Children with SLI exhibit delays & differences resolving ambiguous reference. Technical session presented at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, Boston, MA.

Coblentz, J., Estis, J. M., & Moore, R. E. (2007). Pitch-matching with increasing time delays in trained and untrained individuals. Technical session presented at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, Boston, MA.

Estis, J.M, Parisi, J. A., Moore, R. E., & Brungart, D. S. (2007). Speech intelligibility in military communication headsets: Effect of microphone type. Poster session presented at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, Boston, MA.

*Awarded outstanding proposal from ASHA’s Special Interest Division 6 : Hearing & Hearing Disorders

Hickey, S.G., Moore, R. E., Estis, J. M., & Watts, C. (2006).  Pitch matching with vocal and tonal stimuli. Technical session presented at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association National Convention, Miami, FL.

Moore, R, Estis, J.M., Zhang, F., Watts, C., & Marble, E. (2005). Relationship of pitch matching, pitch             discrimination,

and otoacsoutic emission suppression. Poster presented at the American Speech-          Language and Hearing Association National Convention, San Diego, CA.

Estis, J. M., & Beverly, B. L. (2005) Disambiguation in children with SLI: Age and word effects. Poster presented at the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.

Beverly, B. L., & Estis, J. M. (2002). The disambiguation effect and fast mapping: Children with SLI differ from age-matched and language-matched peers. Poster presented at the Joint Conference of the IX International Congress for the Study of Child Language Development and the Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.

Beverly, B. L., & Estis, J. M. (2002). Word learning in language-impaired children: Factors,

assessment, and intervention. Miniseminar presented at Mid-South Conference on Communicative Disorders, Memphis, TN.

 

 Curriculum vitae

 

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HAHN 119,  Mobile, AL 36688
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