Audiology and Speech Sciences
Master of Science
The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences (SASS) in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC is the only program in British Columbia that educates speech-language pathologists and audiologists. The School offers a Master of Science degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree.
The School gives students a strong theoretical foundation, equipping them with problem-solving abilities that will last throughout their careers. The academic component is enhanced by externships: real-life experience in the field, where students learn and work alongside practitioners. State-of-the-art teaching labs, research, and study areas create an ideal learning space, while the city of Vancouver provides an enjoyable and beautiful locale.
|Black, Alexis||Cognitive sciences|
|Ciocca, Valter||Auditory System; Perception and Representation; Recognition of Speech; Speech and Language Development Disorders; Auditory grouping of speech and non-speech sounds, also known as "auditory scene analysis"; perception and production of normal and disordered speech|
|Colozzo, Paola||Developmental language disorders; language and cognition; discourse, assessment and intervention for children with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds|
|Herdman, Anthony||Auditory System; Visual System; Audiovisual, Visual, Audio and Written Communications; Electrophysiology; Language and Cognitive Processes; Neuroimaging Methods (EEG/MEG); Central auditory processing; Auditory and visual perecptions related to reading acquisition (1st and 2nd languages); Brain computer interface|
|Howe, Tami||Acquired language disorders, aphasia|
|Jenstad, Lorienne||Other health sciences; hearing aids; Aging; audiology; hearing health; amplification|
|Marinova-Todd, Stefka||bilingualism, second language acquisition, language development, literacy, ESL children, children at risk of language difficulties, language disorders in bilingual children and adults, Second language acquisition; language development and language learning difficulties of bilingual children|
|Shahnaz, Navid||Hearing, noise, audiology, ears, effect of personal listening devices (iPods) on hearing, hearing in infants and adults, high frequency thresholds, Diagnostic audiology, including multifrequency tympanometry and acoustic reflex studies in adults and newborns|
|Skoretz, Stacey||Dysphagia; Swallowing disorders; Artifical Airways; Mechanical ventilation; Integration of multiple systems and biomarkers during swallowing; Swallowing following artificial airway use and/or non-invasive ventilation; Cross-species conceptual frameworks of feeding and swallowing rehabilitation; Dysphagia risk profile; Early identification of dysphagia; Biomechanical and biomarker analyses; Clinical practice pattern assessment; Clinical practice guideline development for those with artificial airways|
|Small, Jeff||Acquired language and cognitive communication disorders, including dementia and aphasia; adult language processing/psycholinguistics|
There has been a change in leadership at the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences (SASS); while Dr. Jeff Small is temporarily away from the Director role, Drs. Paola Colozzo and Valter Ciocca will be serving as interim Co-Directors until December 31, 2022. This follows the earlier appointments...
We are looking for participants to take part in a study on breathing and swallowing coordination. This study is being conducted at the University of British Columbia’s Swallowing Innovations Lab under the supervision of Dr. Stacey Skoretz (email@example.com) and has undergone ethics...
When: Thursday, July 28, 2022, 1-2:30pm Where: Room 355, Friedman Building, 2177 Wesbrook Mall Title: “Facilitators and barriers to participation of children with developmental disabilities in French immersion in Vancouver, BC: Providers’ beliefs and opinions” Candidate: Kristina Chang...
Clinical Faculty Mentoring Program – UBC Faculty of Medicine September 2022 to April 2023 Audience: Clinical faculty within the UBC Faculty of Medicine. Overview: UBC Faculty of Medicine Clinical Faculty with an interest in being mentored by more experienced faculty, supporting junior faculty as...