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DrLew_editedHenry L. LewM.D., Ph.D., CCC-A
Professor & Department Chair (CSD 600 Research Methods, CSD 695 Research Project, CSD 699 Directed Studies)
Specialties and Interests: Evidence-Based Practice, Clinical Supervision, Research Supervision, Traumatic Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, Ultrasound Diagnosis and Intervention.



Alaina_editedAlaina Davis, Ph.D., CCC-SLP 
Assistant Professor (CSD 708 Traumatic Brain Injury and Right Hemisphere Damage, CSD 603 Aphasia and the Dementias), Clinical Supervisor
Specialities and Interests: Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurogenic Disorders, Swallowing Disorders, Cognitive Communication Disorders, Clinical Supervision


Mohsin_EditedMohsin Ahmed Shaikh, Ph.D, CCC-A
Assistant Professor
Specialties and Interests: Auditory Processing Disorders, Amplification including fitting and dispensing of hearing aids, tinnitus, Psychoacoustics,


Amy_EditedAmy Lower, M.S., CCC-SLP
Clinic Manager (Course: CSD 620 Voice Disorders. CSD 604 Motor Speech Disorders), Clinical Supervisor
Specialties and Interests: Voice Disorders, Singing Voice Therapy, Accent Modification, Clinical Coordination


Linna_EditedJingyu Linna Jin, M.Sc.A., CCC-SLP, SLP(C)
Instructor (Course: CSD 702 Disorders of Fluency, CSD 610 Disorders of Phonology and Articulation, CSD 709 Dysphagia: Disorders of Swallowing), Clinical Supervisor
Specialties and Interests: Geriatrics, Swallowing, Neurogenic Rehabilitation (Dysarthria, Acquired Apraxia of Speech, Aphasia), Clinical Supervision


Barbara_editedBarbara WardM.S., CCC-SLP
Instructor, Clinical Supervisor
Specialties and Interests: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Augmentative/ Alternative Communication, Clinical Supervision


Cindy McManus, M.S., Au.D,  CCC-SLP, CCC-A
Specialties and Interests:

IMG_0072Verna Chinen, M.S., CCC-SLP
Instructor (CSD 710B Contemporary Topics in Speech-Language Pathology, Topic: Speech Pathology in the Schools), Clinical Supervisor
Specialties and Interests: Child Language Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Literacy, Speech Disorders, Department of Education Related Services.


James W. Hall, Ph.D., 

Professor (CSD 434 Acoustics and Psychoacoustics of Speech and Hearing; CSD 437 Introduction to Audiometry and Auditory Disorders)
Specialties and Interests: Auditory Processing Disorders, Evoked Potentials, Clinical Audiology, Teleaudiology



Keith_editedKeith Yamase
Administrative and Fiscal Officer
Specialties and Interests: Budgetary Planning



Kami Watanabe

Administrative Assistant/Student Coordinator
Specialties and Interests:
Janelle_editedJanelle Hiu, M.S., M.A.

Assistant Clinic Manager/PCP Advisor/Adjunct Instructor
Specialties and Interests: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Augmentative/ Alternative Communication, Child Language Disorders


Raisa Domingo, Erin Goodman, and Dana Wetmore

Student Assistants




 Douglas Beck, Au.D., CCC-A
Adjunct Associate Professor
Specialties and Interests: Hearing Aids, Cognition, Auditory Processing, Neurophysiology, Anatomy, Amplification, Intraoperative Monitoring, Cranial Nerve Monitoring, Otology, Neurotology, Medicine


Christina Bell, M.D., Ph.D.

 Adjunct Associate Professor
Specialties and Interests: geriatrics, swallowing

Shannon Ching, Au.D., CCC-A

Adjunct Instructor
Specialties and Interests: Child Hearing Screenings

headshotChristine FiestasPh.D., CCC-SLP

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Clinical Supervisor, Research Supervisor,
Specialties and Interests: Child Language, Bilingual/Multilingual Assessment & Intervention, Clinical Supervision

Lynn Fox,

Adjunct Associate Professor
Specialties and Interests:

Rindy ItoAu.D., CCC-A

Adjunct Instructor
Specialties and Interests: Cochlear Implants, Hearing Aids, Diagnostic Audiology, and Electrophysiology

Helen Kaniho, M.S., CCC-SLP

Adjunct Instructor
Specialties and Interests: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Augmentative/ Alternative Communication,Literacy, Response to Intervention, Clinical Supervision

Angela Lee, MSW, MLS

Adjunct Instructor
Specialties and Interests: literature search, reference management, research design

IMG_5004Kathy Maemori, M.S., CCC-SLP

Adjunct Instructor, Clinical Supervisor
Specialties and Interests: Communication Disorders in Public Schools


Kathleen Mays, M.S., CCC-SLP

Adjunct Instructor
Specialties and Interests:

Pauline Mashima, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Specialties and Interests: Voice, Telemedicine, Clinical Supervision

FullSizeRender (1)Olivia Uchima, M.S., CCC-SLP

Adjunct Instructor
Specialties and Interests: Swallowing, Neurogenic Disorders, TBI, Telemedicine, Head and Neck Cancer, Voice, and Fluency Disorders.

Chiemi TanakaPh.D., CCC-A

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Research Supervisor
Specialties and Interests: Age Related Hearing Loss, Diagnostic Audiology, Hearing Aids and Aural Rehabilitation

Gloriajean Wallace, Ph.D. CCC-SLP

Adjunct Associate Professor
Specialties and Interests: Aphasia, TBI

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