Higdon selected as MSHA president
by MBJ Staff
Published: August 22,2010
A University of Mississippi speech pathologist has been selected as the next president of the Mississippi Speech and Hearing Association. Carolyn Higdon, UM associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, is set to take office in January.
Higdon also is following in the footsteps of another UM alumnus, Tommie Robinson Jr. , the current American Speech and Hearing Association president.
An ASHA fellow, Higdon received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kent State University and her doctoral degree from the University of Georgia. Her research interests include augmentative and alternative communication, pharmacology and communicative disorders along with speech science and voice disorders.
She joined the UM faculty in 2000.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- ANITA MODAK-TRURAN — Mississippi’s motion picture renaissance
- Challenging times ahead for Pearl’s manufactured home residents, apartment complex owners
- Entergy gives solar a shot
- Nehi Bottling Company has been a Cleveland fixture for 85 years
- Critics say Pearl out to eliminate mobile homes and apartments – not safeguard them
- WRESTLING SUCCESS — Ted DiBiase Jr. leaves ring to become entrepreneur
- Jackson’s Landmark Center slated for mixed-use conversion
- Irby commits suicide after wife's prison release
- State Sen. McDaniel traveling Mississippi to promote PAC