Mikyong Kim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders. She earned her Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology from Northwestern University and has several published articles and presentations to her credit.
In addition to teaching courses at URI, Dr. Kim is involved in a number of on-going research projects. She has been conducting individualized verb naming treatment studies and reading treatment studies with individuals with aphasia. She is also interested in the quality of life issues involving individuals with aphasia and their family members as well as conversational analyses of aphasia group therapy sessions. Dr. Kim has been running a weekly Aphasia Book Club with the help of graduate student clinicians as an outreach program since Spring of 2006. Please contact her (email@example.com) if you are interested in being involved in her research or outreach activities.Courses Taught:
Kim, M. (2011). Comprehension. In L. L. LaPointe (Ed.), Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders, 4th Edition. New York: Thieme.
Kim, M., & Russo, S. (2010). Multiple Oral Rereading (MOR) treatment: Who is it for? Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 37, 58-68.
Lee, S., Kim, H., Seo, S., & Kim, M. (2009). Patterns of word class production
between picture description and narrative tasks in aphasia. Korean Journal of Communication Disorders, 14, 470-483.
Kim. M., Adingono, M. F., & Revoir, J. S. (2007). Argument structure enhanced verb naming treatment: Two case studies. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 34, 24-36.
Kim, M., & Beaudoin-Parsons, D. (2007). Training phonological reading in deep alexia: does it improve reading words with low imageability? Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 21 (5), 321-351.
The first meeting of the University of Rhode Island Student Speech and Hearing Association (URISSLHA) chapter of national NSSLHA will be held on Wednesday, September 18th at 7:15PM in the Galanti Lounge (3rd floor of the library).
Barbara Culatta, Professor and Dean at Brigham Young University will be speaking on Thursday, October 17, from 7-9 pm. The talk will be held in CBLS 010 and the title will be “Playful Practice to Teach Language and Literacy Skills”. Graduate students are required to attend; all others are invited to attend.
Professor Irene Walsh, Trinity College, Dublin will present a talk titled, "Identifying the demographic and communication profiles of children with a primary diagnosis of ADHD" on Tuesday, October 29th from 7-9 p.m. in Swan Auditorium (Swan Hall). All graduate students in CMD are required to attend.
Here are our URISSLHA officers (Left to Right below): Mary Loveley, secretary; Kristen Troy, historian; Jaclyn Schiemer, president; Lexi Caruso, treasurer; and Kristy Wallace, vice-president. We thank our outgoing board members: Shannon Witter, Meredith Fitzgibbon, Heidee Pottker and Jess Lally for all of their hard work. Shannon and Meredith are graduating in May, Heidee will be a second-year graduate student, and Jess is heading off to graduate school! Look for information about our first fall 2014 meeting here on the CMD web site.