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Scenes from the Department of Communicative Disorders

Bethany A. Milner

Bethany Milner received a Ph.D. from the City University of New York Graduate Center in 1999. She has worked as a clinical audiologist as well as a teacher and researcher. Dr. Milner is currently a full-time lecturer in the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Rhode Island, teaching courses in the areas of hearing and speech sciences and rehabilitation of hearing loss. Her research interests lie in the areas of aural rehabilitation, particularly in adults.

Courses Taught
  • CMD 272 Auditory and Speech Mechanisms
  • CMD 276 Speech Science
  • CMD 278 Hearing Science
  • CMD 454 Rehabilitative Audiology
  • CMD 492 Special Problems
  • CMD 595 Instrumentation (every other spring)
  • CMD 598 Special Problems


The local chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, URISSLHA, will hold a meeting on Monday, October 27th at 7:15 in the Galanti Lounge of the main library (3rd floor). All students with interests in a career in speech-language pathology or audiology are encouraged to attend.


Amber D. Franklin, Assistant Professor at Miami University (Ohio), will be giving a talk titled, "Pronunciation Proficiency in Adult English Language Learners: What do we measure and how do we measure it?" on Thursday, October 23rd from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in CBLS 100. All students and faculty are invited to attend. Attendance is mandatory for graduate students in CMD.


Welcome to new and returning students


2014 NSSLHA meeting announced


Congratulations are in order


Leslie Mahler featured as one of URI's Big Thinkers