Ron Gillam




Ron Gillam, PhD - Ray L. and Eloise Hoopes Lillywhite Endowed Chair in Speech-Language Pathology

Title: Professor
Office Phone: 797-1704
Room: Early Childhood Education & Research Center 224
Email: ron.gillam@usu.edu

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Education

PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences,1989

MS, Colorado State University, Communication Disorders,1979

BS, Colorado State University, Communication Disorders, 1977


Courses

Introduction to Research in Communicative Disorders, graduate course

Language Disorders in School-age Children, graduate course

Journal Reading Group, Current Topics in Autism, Department of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education and Department of Special Education, doctoral seminar

Analyzing and Reporting Data in Special Education and Related Services, Department of Communication Disorders and the Department of Special Education, doctoral seminar

Journal Reading Group, Nature of Language Disorders, Department of Special Education, doctoral seminar

Evidence-Based Practice in Disability Disciplines, Department of Special Education, doctoral seminar


Awards and Honors

Editor’s Award for the article of highest merit, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (2009).

Haydn Williams Fellow, Curtin University, School of Psychology, Perth, Western Australia (2009).

Bill E. Robins Award for Utah State University Researcher of the Year (2009).

Scholar/Researcher of the Year, Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services, Utah State University (2009).

Research Award, Department of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education, Utah State University (2007, 2009).

Dads Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship (awarded for outstanding undergraduate teaching), The University of Texas at Austin (2005).

Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (2000).

Editor’s Award for the article of highest merit, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (1999).

Research Award, College of Communication, The University of Texas at Austin (1993, 1999).

Innovative Instructional Technology Award, The University of Texas at Austin (1999).

Dean's Excellence Award (recognition for outstanding contributions to teaching and research), College of Communication, The University of Texas at Austin (1999).

Advisor Honors, Executive Council of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (1991).


Funded Projects

Co-Principal Investigator (with James Montgomery and Julia Evans, Co-PI’s). Cognitive Processing and Sentence Comprehension in SLI. National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. 9/1/10 - 8/31/15

Co-Principal Investigator (with Sandra Gillam PI/PD). Developing a Narrative Language Intervention Program. US Department of Education, Institution for Educational Sciences, Special Education Research. 7/1/10 – 6/30/13

Co-Principal Investigator (with Timothy Slocum, PI/PD). Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program to Promote Evidence-Based Language and Literacy Practices. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Preparation of Leadership Personnel. 1/1/10 – 12/31/14

Principal Investigator and Project Director (with Karl White, Co-PI). Future Leaders in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; Training Program for Pediatric Communication Disorders. Department of Health and Human Services - Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 8/1/08 – 7/31/13

Co-Principal Investigator (with Elizabeth Peña, PI/PD) and Subcontract Site PI. Diagnostic Markers of Language Impairment in Bilinguals. National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. 1/15/06 – 12/30/10

Subcontract Site PI (with Elizabeth Peña, PI and Lisa Bedore, Co-PI). Administrative Supplement (ARRA funds), Diagnostic Markers of Language Impairment in Bilinguals. National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. 7/1/09 – 12/30/10


Publications

See select publications at USU Digital Commons.