University of Wisconsin–Madison

A Vision for the Waisman Center: Director Candidate Presentations & Town Halls

Ruth Litovsky, PhD
Ruth Litovsky, PhD

Tuesday, January 23 | Noon-1:15 p.m.

Speaker: Ruth Litovsky, PhD
Professor of communication sciences and disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Presentation Title:
“Translational Work in Cochlear Implants: A Model for Advancing Scientific Discovery Throughout the Lifespan”

Video: View Ruth Litovsky’s presentation

Qiang Chang, PhD
Qiang Chang, PhD

Tuesday, January 30 | Noon-1:15 p.m.

Speaker: Qiang Chang, PhD
Associate professor of medical genetics and neurology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Presentation Title: “Understanding Developmental Disabilities ‐ Rett Syndrome as a Case Study”

Video: View Qiang Chang’s presentation

Steven Small, MD, PhD
Steven Small, MD, PhD

Tuesday, February 6 | Noon-1:15 p.m.

Speaker: Steven Small, MD, PhD
Professor of neurology, neurobiology, behavior, and cognitive sciences at the University of California, Irvine.

Presentation Title: “Typical and Atypical Development of Brain Circuits for Language”

Video: View Steven Small’s presentation

Katherine Hustad, PhD
Katherine Hustad, PhD

Tuesday, February 13 | Noon-1:15 p.m.

Speaker: Katherine Hustad, PhD
Professor of communication sciences and disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Presentation Title: “Longitudinal Speech and Language Development in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Predictors, Outcomes, and Evidence”

Video: View Katherine Hustad’s presentation

Location:

Friends of the Waisman Center Auditorium
Waisman Center
1500 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53705

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