Communication disorders student wins first place in ASHA ethics essay contest

Marshall University student Malayna Bailey won first place in the 2017 Student Ethics Essay Award (SEEA) contest sponsored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Bailey, a 25 year-old graduate student in the university’s Department of Communication Disorders, was selected as the first-place winner for her essay titled, “Prognostic Statements, Client Success, and Clinical Caution,” which focused on the speech-language pathologist’s task of writing prognostic statements regarding the therapeutic outcomes of clients. Learn more here.