Karen McNealy

Karen McNealy, AuD, is an associate professor of Communication Disorders at Marshall University. Dr. McNealy teaches undergraduate courses in speech science, audiology and aural rehabilitation and supervises graduate students in their audiological practicum. Dr. McNealy also serves on the Board of the Scottish Rite Foundation of Huntington, WV representing the Marshall University Speech and Hearing Center.

 Her most recent presentations:

McComas, K.L., Thomas, L.B., Frank, S.T., McNealy, K.K., Reynolds, M.E., & Miller, B.A. (2009, November). Community of Research Practice: A Story of Cultural Change. Seminar presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA.

 Ellis, K. & McNealy, K. (2009, April). Counseling and Hearing Aid Satisfaction. Poster presentation at the West Virginia American-Speech-Hearing-Association, Huntington, WV.

Goble, E., Jones, A., & McNealy, K. (2009, April). Does Speech Reading Help the Hard of Hearing Communicate? Poster presentation at the West Virginia American-Speech-Hearing-Association, Huntington, WV.

Grants:

 Director: [$240,000-3 years] Auditory Beginnings. (Huntington, WV – 2006-2009). Grant for the development of the Luke Lee Language-Learning-Listening Lab at Marshall University, a specialized preschool for children with cochlear implants.

 Board of Directors: Scottish Rite Childhood Speech and Language Program at Marshall University.