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Gildersleeve-Neumann named fellow of speech-language-hearing group
Author: Cristina Rojas, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Posted: June 19, 2018

Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann, a professor and department chair of speech and hearing sciences at Portland State University, has been named a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Fellowship is one of the highest honors that ASHA bestows; it recognizes outstanding contributions to the discipline of communication sciences and disorders.

Gildersleeve-Neumann was nominated by Brian Goldstein, a provost of academic affairs and professor of communications sciences and disorders at LaSalle University in Philadelphia.

Gildersleeve-Neumann, who has been at PSU since 2002, focuses her research efforts on speech development in monolingual and bilingual children from birth to age 6, assessment and intervention for children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, childhood apraxia of speech and speech-language pathology practices in different cultural settings.

She will be presented with a certificate Nov. 16 at the ASHA annual convention in Boston.