Two SCSD faculty members named ASHA fellows

Lisa Scott, Ph.D.
Lisa Scott, Ph.D.

Lisa A. Scott and Juliann Woods, faculty members at Florida State University’s School of Communication Science and Disorders, have been named Fellows by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and will be recognized at the organization’s national convention in November.

Fellowship is one of the highest honors the association bestows. To be awarded Fellow, the nominee must have made outstanding contributions to the discipline of communication sciences and disorders. Nominees for Fellow must show outstanding contributions to their profession within and beyond one’s community or state in at least three of the six following areas:

Dr. Juliann Woods
Dr. Juliann Woods
  • Clinical service
  • Clinical education and academic teaching
  • Research and publications
  • Administrative services
  • Service to AHSA
  • Service to and Leadership Positions in State Speech-Language-Hearing Associations and/or Other Related Local, Regional, National or International Professional Organizations (not ASHA)

Scott, the Director of Clinical Education and a research associate at the school, holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed as a speech-language pathologist by the Florida Department of Health. At Florida State, she serves as the L.L Schendel Speech and Hearing Clinic’s HIPAA Privacy officer and maintains an active clinical practice by providing services to clients who stutter. In addition to directing the clinical education program, she teaches courses in stuttering, counseling, and professional issues.

Woods, the Associate Dean for Research at the College of Communication & Information, joined Florida State’s faculty in 1999 and was promoted to professor in 2004. She also holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Woods’ teaching interests include early communication intervention, developmental disabilities, autism and clinical methods.

Earlier this month, SCSD director Hugh Catts garnered Honors of the Association, the highest honor AHSA bestows. He will also be recognized at the next national convention.

The 2014 ASHA Convention will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 20–22, 2014.