PhD Students Having an Impact on the World of Stuttering (Ep. 654)

stuttering, StutterTalk, stutterKatherine WintersSeth Tichenor, and Heather Salvo join Kerianne Druker at the One World, Many Voices: Science and Community World Congress in Hiroshima, Japan to discuss their research and the impact that doctoral students are having in the stuttering and research communities. 

Katherine (Katie) Winters, MA, CCC-SLP, is a doctoral student at The University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests include the treatment of fluency disorders in populations of concomitant diagnoses, interdisciplinary education related to fluency disorders, and cognitive or affected components of stuttering.

Seth Tichenor is a PhD candidate at Michigan State University. He is a person who stutters and a Speech-Language Pathologist. Tichenor’s research interests include better understanding the moment of stuttering, the experience of stuttering behaviors, and how behaviors manifest in the speech of those who stutter.

Heather Salvo is a Ph.D. student in the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Department at Kent State University. Her primary interest of research is focussing on the impact of emotions on people who stutter.

Kerianne Druker resides in Australia. She is a speech language pathologist and PhD student at Curtin University. Mrs. Druker is a member of the Research & Publication Committee of the International Fluency Association (IFA).