Faculty and Staff

Chair: E. Adams
Professor Emeritus: B. Evans, D. Sellers
Professors: R. Talbott
Associate Professors: E. Adams, B. Beverly, T. Davis, J. Estis, S. Gordon-Hickey, I. Ramkissoon
Assistant Professors: T. Beverly, D. Choi, K. Garand, A. Nichols, D. Rishiq, W. Roberts, K. Smith
Adjunct Associate Professor: J. Estis
Instructors: G. Brown, G. Hill, K. Hudson, K. McVay


Dr. Adams

Dr. Elizabeth Adams

Chair, Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology
Associate Professor of Audiology
 
BS, Spring Hill College
PhD, University of South Alabama
(Amplification, Cochlear Implants, Vestibular Assessment) 
  


 


Dr. Beverly

Dr. Brenda Beverly

Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
BS, Bloomsburg University
MS, Bloomsburg University
PhD, University of Tennessee 
(Specific Language Impairment, Normal Language Acquisition)

 


Dr. Beverly

Dr. Tonia Beverly

Assistant Professor of Audiology
BS, University of South Alabama
MS, University of South Alabama 
AuD, University of Florida
(Audiologic Rehabilitation, Cochlear Implant Mapping and Re/Habilitation, Evoked Auditory Potentials, Electronystagmography)

 


Gidget Brown

Gidget Brown

Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology
BS, University of South Alabama
MS, University of South Alabama
 

 


Dr. Choi

Dr. Dahye Choi

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
BA, Ewha Womans University
MA, Ewha Womans University
PhD, Vanderbilt University
(Fluency Disorders, Speech Science) 


 


Dr. Davis

Dr. Tara Davis

Associate Professor of Audiology
Graduate Coordinator for Audiology
BA, Louisiana State University,
MCD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center,
PhD, University of Texas at Dallas
(Auditory Processing, Event-Related Potentials, Aging, Traumatic Brain Injury)


 


Dr. Estis

Dr. Julie Estis

Director of Quality Enhancement Plan 
Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
BS, University of South Alabama
MS, University of South Alabama
PhD, University of South Alabama
(Voice, Dysphagia, Child Language)

 


Dr. Garand

Dr. Kendrea Garand

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology 
BA, North Carolina State University
MS, Purdue University
CScD, University of Pittsburgh
PhD, Medical University of South Carolina
(Dysphagia, Motor Speech Disorders, Neuromuscular disease, Aging)

 


Dr. Gordon-Hickey

Dr. Susan Gordon-Hickey

Associate Dean, Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions
Associate Professor of Audiology
BA, University of Florida
AuD, University of South Alabama
PhD, University of South Alabama
(Effect of Noise on Communication, Auditory Scene Analysis)

 


Grayson Hill

Grayson Hill

Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology
BS, University of Montevallo
MS, University of Montevallo
 

 


Kendra Hudson

Kendra Hudson

Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical Coordinator for Speech Pathology
 
BS, University of Montevallo
MS, University of Montevallo
(Child Language, Articulation, Phonology)

 


Karen McVay

Karen McVay

Instructor of Speech-Language Pathology 
BS, University of Washington
MS, University of Alabama 
  


 


Dr. Nichols

Dr. Amy Nichols

Assistant Professor
Clinical Coordinator for Audiology

B.A., University of Central Florida
Au.D., University of South Alabama
Ph.D., University of South Alabama
(Amplification, Aging, Audiologic Rehabilitation, Tinnitus Management)

 


Dr. Ramkissoon

Dr. Ishara Ramkissoon

Associate Professor of Audiology
BSHT, University of Durban-Westville
MA, University of Illinois
PhD, University of Illinois
(Multicultural Issues, Aging, Evoked Potentials)



 


Dr. Rishiq

Dr. Dania Rishiq

Assistant Professor of Audiology
BS, Applied Sciences University
MA, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville
PhD, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
(Aural rehabilitation and investigating the efficacy of auditory training programs, hearing aid research, and clinical audiology).

  

 


Dr. Roberts

Dr. Wilder Roberts

Assistant Professor of Audiology
BS, University of Montevallo
MS, University of Montevallo
AuD, University of Florida
(Audiologic Rehabilitation, Cochlear Implant Mapping and Re/Habilitation (Adult and Pediatric), Evoked Auditory Potentials, Educational Audiology) 
  

 


Dr. Smith

Dr. Kimberly Smith

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
B.S., Old Dominion University
M.S., Old Dominion University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
(Aphasia, Cognitive-Communication Disorders)
  

 


Dr. Talbott

Dr. Richard Talbott

Professor of Audiology
BS, West Virginia University
MS, West Virginia University
PhD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center