Profiled Faculty: Emmylou Garza-Prisby, M.A., CCC-SLP


Emmylou Garza-Prisby, M.A., CCC-SLP

Emmylou Garza-Prisby is a Lecturer who teaches the new graduate course “Special Topics in Speech-Language Pathology: Multicultural Issues.” She also teaches Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice in the graduate SLP program. As a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist, she provides clinical supervision to graduate clinicians in the STEPSS and Outpatient programs. She was one of 12 WSU faculty to receive special recognition by the WSU President and Provost at a luncheon in 2015 for contributing to undergraduate student success.

Ms. Garza-Prisby also assists in research in the CSD Aphasia and Neurocognitive Disorders Lab. Ms. Garza-Prisby has expanded faculty-student engagement as the Faculty Advisor for the WSU chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is an active member of the Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA), serving on the Executive Board as the Vice President-Elect of Professional Development/Education (2014, 2016) and Vice President (2015, 2017). She volunteered as the 2015 MSHA Conference Chair and will be the 2017 MSHA Conference Chair.

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