Wendy Chase is the Director of Clinical Education/Assistant Professor at RMUOHP. Ms. Chase earned her BS at Central Michigan University and her MA at Northwestern University. She has more than 30 years of experience in clinical positions treating clients from infancy through geriatrics. Her interests are focused on clinical education, gender-affirming communication treatment, and management of swallowing and voice in clients with ventilator dependency.
Andy Clare MS CCC-SLP CBIS, is the Assistant Director of Clinical Education for the George Washington University Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences. He currently serves as the chair of the CAPCSD Clinical Education Committee. His clinical areas of expertise include Dysphagia, Aphasia, Cognitive-Linguistic Disorders and Aural Rehabilitation. He teaches classes in Dysphagia, Aural Rehabilitation and Clinical Methods. His research interests center on refining clinical education processes for students and supervisors in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Christi Masters, M.S., CCC-SLP is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Purdue University. She provides clinical education to graduate students and her primarily areas of clinical practice are early intervention and pediatric stuttering. She also teaches Introduction to Communicative Disorders course at the undergraduate level.
Kevin M. McNamara, M.A., CCC-SLP, is clinical director emeritus in the Department of Communication Disorders at Southern Connecticut State University. Across his career, he has supported children and adults with a wide variety of communication needs, served as a clinical educator and director, and engaged in research and presented on the topic of clinical education. He served on the 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Ad Hoc Committee on Supervision Training, and more recently as Chair of the CAPCSD Clinical Educator Resources Committee. He was named an ASHA Fellow in 2019 due, in part, to his work in advancing best practices in clinical education and supervision.
As Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Dr. Owen oversees clinical education at the Osborne College of Audiology - Salus University. Currently, she is President of the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology. In 2017 Dr. Owen was inducted as a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice. In 2021 Dr. Owen was recognized as the Alumna of the Year for the Osborne College of Audiology.
Hannah Siburt, AuD, Ph.D., CCC-A is an Associate professor and Director of the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is also the director of the NC LEND Audiology Supplement and provides clinical services at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. She teaches classes in Introduction to Audiology, Professional Issues, Hearing Loss and Developmental Disabilities, and Inter-professional Practice in Rural Health. Her interests are in early intervention, D/HH+ and and clinical education. She previously served on the CAPCSD Program Committee and currently serves on Clinical Education Committee.
Anu Subramanian, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a clinical professor and director of clinical programs in SLP at the Dept of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa. She supervises graduate students in stuttering (across the age span) and pediatric clinical placements, including early intervention. She teaches classes in Supervision and Foundations of Clinical Practice. Her interests are in early intervention, stuttering, and clinical education. She is an alumni of the CAPCSD Leadership Academy from 2019 and serves on clinical education committee at CAPCSD.
Chiz Tamaki, AuD, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences, School of Human Services and Sciences; and Director of AuD Program at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. She teaches Diagnostic Audiology, Vestibular Studies, Clinical Supervision, and Professional Issues courses and coordinates off-site clinical placements and experiences for the AuD Program. She also mentors students in the HSLS PhD Program. Her area of research involves vestibular and balance functions, especially in Deaf older adults.