Center Staff

Staff

Deborah L. Carlson, Ph.D.
Deborah L. Carlson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Director of Otolaryngology
Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology
ASHA Fellow

Deborah L. Carlson, Ph.D., the Center Director, is an Audiologist and has worked for the Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology since October 1989. Dr. Carlson obtained her Ph.D. degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in August 1986. She holds a dual Master's of Science Degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences and in Rehabilitation Administration and Services and a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Pathology from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL granted in May 1980. Dr. Carlson received Fellows Honors from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2007 and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Audiology. She has participated on a variety of Boards and Committees for AAA and ASHA, served on the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and is a past President and Founding Member of the Texas Academy of Audiology.

Audiologists

Toni L. Jennings, Au.D, CCC-A
Toni L. Jennings, Au.D
Toni Jennings is an Audiologist who has worked for the Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology since July of 2006. Dr. Jennings obtained her Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Louisiana Tech University in May 2002. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Professional Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Louisiana Tech University granted in August 2000. She completed her Doctor of Audiology, Au.D., degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry, School of Audiology Distance Learning Program in July 2007.
Laura M. McAdams
Laura M. McAdams
Au.D.
Kimberly D. Miller
Kimberly D. Miller
Au.D.
Leslie K. Rolph, Au.D. CCC-A
Leslie K. Rolph, Au.D.
Leslie Rolph is an Audiologist and has worked for the Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology as a resident from August 2007 untill August 2008 when she joined the staff. She received her Bachelor's of Science degree in Communications Disorders from Auburn University in 2004. She received her Doctor of Audiology from Auburn University in 2008. Dr. Rolph holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology.
TCarol L. Ross, Au.D, CCC-A
Carol L. Ross, Au.D
Carol Ross is an Audiologist and has worked for the Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology since August 1991. Dr. Ross obtained her Master of Science degree from Lamar University- Beaumont, Texas in May 1988. She also holds a Master's in Deaf Education granted in August 1988 and a Bachelor of Science in Deaf Education granted in May 1985. She completed her Doctor of Audiology, Au.D., degree from the University of Florida Distance Learning Program.

Resident/Audiology Intern

Hearing Screeners

Maria Bahena
Maria Bahena
Maria Bahena is a hearing screener and has worked for the Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology since February 2007.
Sherry A. Hickman
Sherry A. Hickman
Sherry Hickman is a Hearing Screener and has worked for the Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology since April 2003.
Clayton D. Long
Clayton D. Long
Clayton Long is a hearing screener and has worked for the Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology since November 2007.
Giovanna A. Turner
Giovanna A. Turner
Giovanna Turner is a Hearing Screener and has worked for the Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology since April 2003.

Administrative Support Staff

Cathy J. Duncan
Cathy J. Duncan
Cathy Duncan is an Administrative Secretary and has worked for the Center for Audiology and Speech Pathology since August of 2004.
Celeste M. Keneson
Phyllis Archie

Speech Pathologists

Lori A. Jarrett,  M.S., CCL-SLP
Lori A. Jarrett, M.S.
Lori Jarrett is a Speech-Language Pathologist who joined the Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology as a resident in June 2008 and then joined the staff in 2009. She obtained her BA in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of North Texas in May 2006, and then her MS in Speech-Language Pathology from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas in May 2008.

Resident/Speech Pathology Intern

Sarah Panjwani, MA, SLP Intern
Sarah Panjwani, MA, SLP Intern
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Clinical Fellowship (CF) - Resident Opportunities

UTMB has defined the future of health care throughout its 120-year history. Located 50 miles south of Houston on Galveston Island, the university comprises four health sciences schools, a robust and multidisciplinary research environment, and a comprehensive Health System that attracts a diverse patient base from throughout the state to its campus- and community-based clinics, emergency room, and inpatient facilities.

The UTMB Center for Audiology and Speech Pathology offers one-year Au.D externships and clinical fellowship (residencies) in both Audiology and Speech Pathology. Our residency positions provide well-rounded exposure to a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients of all ages. Residencies begin in early to mid-June of each year.

Our post-masters clinical fellowship positions offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, continuing education opportunities, paid leave and no state income tax. Au.D. externs receive a stipend with no benefits.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR RESIDENT POSITIONS

  • Audiology: 4th year of Au.D. program
  • Speech-Language Pathology: Master's degree in
    Speech-Language Pathology
  • Completion of requirements for the Externship year or
    Clinical Fellowship year
  • Eligibility for the Texas Intern license in Audiology or
    Speech-Language Pathology

TO APPLY

  1. 2012 application deadlines are:
    AUDIOLOGY – October 1, 2014
    SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY – March 15, 2014
  2. Complete an online UTMB application. Job ID#36435 available in September of each year for Audiology Resident positions; Job ID#38232 available in January of each year for Speech Pathology Resident position.
  3. Send a letter of interest, resume, official transcripts, description of clinical practicum sites with hours obtained and three letters of
    recommendation to:

    Deborah L. Carlson, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor and Director
    Center for Audiology and Speech Pathology
    The University of Texas Medical Branch
    301 University Boulevard
    Galveston, TX 77555-0523

UTMB is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Speech Pathologist - Job ID#26169

To apply for these positions or for more information about UTMB positions, please visit:

2011 RESIDENT POSITIONS:

  • SPEECH PATHOLOGY RESIDENT - 2011 - Applications due March 11, 2011
  • AUDIOLOGY RESIDENT - 2012 - Applications due October 17, 2011

UTMB is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Contact Us

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Clinic Appointments

Galveston
Phone: 409.772.7383
Toll Free: 800.917.8906
Fax: 409.772.9252
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 
League City
Phone: 281.338.0829
Hours: Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 
Texas City
Phone: 409.986.9686
Hours: Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 
Administration Office
Phone: 409.772.2711
FAX: 409.772.2185
 
Email
Center for Audiology and Speech Pathology
 
Mailing Address
Center for Audiology and Speech Pathology
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-0523
 

 

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Physical Locations

Administrative Offices
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77550
7.202 John Sealy Annex
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Galveston Clinic
Audiology and Speech Pathology
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, Texas 77550
7.308 University Hospital Clinic Building
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League City Clinic
Audiology and Speech Pathology
Brittany Plaza
1600 West League City Parkway
Suite D
League City, Texas 77573
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Texas City Clinic
Audiology only
Mainland Crossing Shopping Center
9300 Emmett F. Lowry Expwy
Suite 138
Texas City, Texas 77591
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Clinic Locations

Center for Audiology & Speech Pathology
University Hospital Clinics Building
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, Texas

Center for Audiology and Speech Pathology
Brittany Plaza
1600 West League City Parkway, Suite D
League City, Texas

Texas FamilyHealth Clinic
Mainland Crossing
9300 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway
Texas City, Texas

For an appointment,
please call:

281.338.0829
or
409.986.9686