Michael J. Bamdad has focused his clinical and research activities on patients with traumatic brain injuries and their families for over 30 years. He has been published and speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of executive functioning deficits and pragmatic disorders. He is currently working as the Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Amanda R. Copes, Ed.D., CCC-SLP has been a speech-language pathologist for more than 20 years and has served the higher education community for the past 12 years. She has presented on the topic of interprofessional clinical education both nationally and internationally and has published articles related to the knowledge and skills for best practices in clinical education. Her most recent research focused on self-accountability measures for continued competence in clinical supervision for speech-language pathologists who supervise graduate students. In her current role, she oversees the clinical education and supervision of first-year graduate students in the Master of Science in Communication Disorders program at Stockton University.
Tammy Fredrickson is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. She serves as Director of Audiology Clinical Education as well as AuD Program Director. She earned her BA and MA at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and her PhD at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her interests lie in the areas of clinical education, pediatric audiology, and auditory processing.
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.
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.