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Shelly Chabon, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Associate Provost for Academic Personnel and Leadership Development

Contact Information

Portland State University
Portland, OR 97207-0751
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
PO Box 751

Office Location:  Market Center Building, Suite 650
Phone: (503) 725-2262

Areas of Expertise

Ethics Education
Diversity Education
Clinical Education
Case-Based Instruction
Use of Reflective Journals to promote and assess student learning
Language Development/Disorders


    Ph.D., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    M.S., Audiology, Towson University, Towson, Maryland
    M.S., Speech-Language Pathology, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania
    B.A., Speech-Language Pathology, Brooklyn College of the City, University of New York, New York

    Courses Taught

    Multicultural Characteristics of Special Populations

    Professional Issues I and II
    Speech, Language, and Hearing in the Schools
    Clinical Observations
    Principles of Clinical Management
    Ethical Decision-Making in Communication Sciences and Disorders
    Dialogues on Diversity I and II
    Research/Administration/Education Capstone Seminar
    Survey of Communication Disorders
    Language Acquisition and Development
    Language Development in Children

      Curriculum Vitae



      Dr. Shelly Chabon was formally the Executive Director CEO of Children's TLC and a Senior Speech-language Pathologist at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics.  She was the founder and Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at Rockhurst University.  She also served as Acting Chair of the CSD Department at Howard University and was Clinic Director and Clinical Coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh.  She has written a number of articles and chapters, has co-authored three books, a language intervention program for pre-schoolers and made numerous presentations on issues related to clinical practice, ethics, language disorders and multicultural education.  She is a co-author of Ethics Education published in 2007.  Dr. Chabon is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  She was a member of the ASHA Council for Clinical Certification and was the Chair of the ASHA Board of Ethics.  She has received several honors for her leadership and service including an award from the Missouri Assistive Technology Advisory Council to individuals dedicated to assuring equal access for all Missourians, a Certificate of Recognition from the ASHA for Special Contributions in Higher Education and an Apple Award for appreciation to an outstanding teacher.