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Curriculum Vitae: 

Speech & Hearing Sciences

Diane L.
MPH, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Extraordinary Professor and Fulbright Scholar University of Pretoria, South Africa
PhD, Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Pittsburgh (1999)
MA, Speech Pathology and Audiology, California State University, Fullerton (1989)
BS, Speech Pathology and Audiology, West Virginia University (1986)
Clinical Fellowship, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, California (1989)
MPH, University of Washington (2020)
Academic Expertise: 
aphasia rehabilitation, health disparities, systems of oppression in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and academic program strengthening in the rehabilitation sciences in low- and middle-income countries. 
Honors & Awards: 
2006 Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
2011 Clinical Achievement Award, Washington State Speech and Hearing Association
2012 Outstanding Clinical Achievement, American Speech and Hearing Association
2013 Fulbright Scholar Award, University of Pretoria, Pretoria South Africa

Dr. Kendall joined the Speech and Hearing Sciences Department in 2008, and she became Professor Emeritus in 2022.  Her research platform focused on rehabilitation of language disorders following stroke and in particular, understanding the theoretical relationship between phonology (sounds) and word retrieval deficits. Dr. Kendall developed Phonomotor Treatment (PMT) for rehabilitation of anomia in aphasia and the Standardized Assessment of Phonology in Aphasia (SAPA). Also, she is interested in understanding mechanisms driving health disparities in the rehabilitation sciences.

Recent Publications
Response to the Letter to the Editor From Page (2022) Regarding Ellis and Kendall (2021), "Time to Act: Confronting Systemic Racism in Communication Sciences and Disorders Academic Training Programs". (2022 May 10) Am J Speech Lang Pathol 31(3): 1555 Ellis C, Kendall D

The Challenge of Achieving Greater Generalization in Phonological Treatment of Aphasia. (2022) Aphasiology 36(2): 170-197 Castro N, Nadeau SE, Kendall DL

Time to Act: Confronting Systemic Racism in Communication Sciences and Disorders Academic Training Programs. (2021 Sep 23) Am J Speech Lang Pathol 30(5): 1916-1924 Ellis C, Kendall D

Building and Sustaining Effective Partnerships for Training the Next Generation of Global Health Leaders. (2021) Ann Glob Health 87(1): 66 Nakanjako D, Kendall D, Sewankambo NK, Razak MH, Oduor B, Odero T, Garcia P, Farquhar C

The Impact of Racism, Power, Privilege, and Positionality on Communication Sciences and Disorders Research: Time to Reconceptualize and Seek a Pathway to Equity. (2021 Sep 23) Am J Speech Lang Pathol 30(5): 2032-2039 Ellis C, Jacobs M, Kendall D