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K-State Today

September 29, 2014



Jane Garcia elected American Speech-Language-Hearing Association fellow

By Jane P. Marshall

Jane Mertz Garcia, professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has been elected a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association for outstanding contributions to the discipline of communication sciences and disorders.

A licensed speech-language pathologist, Garcia has published nationally in the areas of diet modifications for impaired swallowing, or dysphagia, and supplemental speech strategies for severe dysarthria. Her clinical, teaching and research relate to acquired communication and swallowing disorders.