Heather M. Clark, Ph.D.

  1. Neurologic Communicative Disorder Specialist
  2. Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Neurologic speech and language disorders
  • Craniofacial speech disorders: development and acquired apraxia of speech, motor speech disorders in children
  • Dysphagia
  1. 2011
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - Department of Neurology, Speech Pathology Post-Doctoral FellowshipMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 1996
    Ph.D. - Audiology & Speech PathologyUniversity of Iowa
  3. 1992
    MS - Speech-Language PathologyUniversity of North Dakota
  4. 1990
    BA - Communication DisordersUniversity of North Dakota

Certifications

  1. 2015
    Neurologic Communicative DisordersAcademy of Neurologic Communicative Disorders
  2. 1994
    Speech-Language PathologyAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Richard H. BarrettInternational Association of Orofacial Myology
  2. 2008
    Reich College of Education Outstanding Teaching AwardAppalachian State University
  3. 2006
    North Carolina Board of Governors Appalachian State University Excellence in Teaching AwardNorth Carolina Board of Governors
  4. 2003
    Public Information AwardNorth Carolina Speech Hearing and Language Association
  5. 2003
    American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology Editor's AwardAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  6. 2002
    Reich College of Education Outstanding Teaching AwardAppalachian State University
  7. 1999
    Excellence in Teaching AwardAppalachian State University

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberTask Force on Defining Success and Failures of Face Transplan
  2. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberAcademy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences, Ad Hoc VA SLP Residency Committee
  3. 2018 - present
    MemberNeurology Hospital Practice Committee, Department of Neurology
  4. 2018 - present
    DirectorSpecial Interest Group: Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  5. 2017 - present
    MemberStroke WorkGroup
  6. 2017 - present
    Committee ChairAcademy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences
  7. 2016 - 2017
    Associate DirectorSpecial Interest Group: Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  8. 2016 - 2018
    Associate DirectorSpecial Interest Group: Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  9. 2016
    Co-ChairAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  10. 2015 - present
    Board MemberCertification Board, Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences
  11. 2015
    ReviewerAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  12. 2014
    ReviewerAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  13. 2013
    ReviewerAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  14. 2012 - 2015
    MemberSpecial Interest Group: Voice and Voice Disorders, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  15. 2012
    ReviewerAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  16. 2012
    ChairConference on Motor Speech
  17. 2012
    ReviewerUtah Center on Aging Pilot Grant Program
  18. 2012 - present
    MemberSpecial Interest Group: Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  19. 2012 - present
    Full MemberAcademy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences
  20. 2012 - present
    Full MemberDysphagia Research Society
  21. 2012 - present
    MemberMinnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  22. 2011 - 2012
    MemberWork Group for Motor Speech Evaluation CPT Code, Special Interest Group: Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  23. 2011 - 2012
    CoordinatorUndergraduate Program, Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Appalachian State University
  24. 2011 - 2012
    ChairUndergraduate Admissions Committee, Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Appalachian State University
  25. 2011 - 2012
    LiaisonAppalachian Regional Healthcare System, Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Appalachian State University
  26. 2009 - 2010
    MemberResearch Director Search Committee, Institute for Health and Human Services, Appalachian State University
  27. 2008 - 2012
    MemberBuilding Committee, College of Health Sciences Task Force, Appalachian State University
  28. 2008
    ReviewerAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  29. 2007 - 2012
    MemberCollege of Health Sciences Task Force, Appalachian State University
  30. 2007 - 2011
    ReviewerVeteran's Administration Merit Review Rehabilitation Research & Development, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  31. 2007 - 2010
    Board MemberResearch Advisory Board, Institute for Health and Human Services, Appalachian State University
  32. 2007 - 2009
    Board of DirectorsNorth Carolina Speech Hearing and Language Association
  33. 2007 - 2009
    Elected Member-DelegateFaculty Development Committee, Reich College of Education, Appalachian State University
  34. 2007
    ReviewerAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  35. 2007
    ChairConference Committee, North Carolina Speech Hearing and Language Association
  36. 2006 - 2010
    PanelistPanel for Evidence-Based Systematic Review: Oral Motor Treatments, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  37. 2006 - 2007
    Co-ChairStrategic Planning Committee, Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Appalachian State University
  38. 2005 - 2007
    Elected Member-DelegatePolicies and Procedures, Department of Language, Reading, and Exceptionalities, Appalachian State University
  39. 2005
    ReviewerAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  40. 2005
    MemberFacility/Staff Planning Subcommittee, Institute for Health and Human Services, Appalachian State University
  41. 2004 - 2007
    MemberTask Force, Institute for Health and Human Services, Appalachian State University
  42. 2004 - 2007
    AdvisorDietetic Internship, Appalachian State University
  43. 2004
    ReviewerAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  44. 2004
    MemberInterdisciplinary Collaboration Committee, Institute for Health and Human Services, Appalachian State University
  45. 2004
    MemberGraduate Council, Appalachian State University
  46. 2003 - 2006
    MemberUniversity Research Council, Appalachian State University
  47. 2003
    ReviewerAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  48. 2002 - 2005
    Board MemberSpecial Interest Group: Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  49. 2002 - 2005
    AppointeeStrategic Planning Committee, Appalachian State University
  50. 2002
    OrganizerClinical Aphasiology Conference
  51. 2001 - 2007
    MemberSteering Committee, Clinical Aphasiology Conference
  52. 2001 - 2003
    MentorPrestigious Scholarship Program, Appalachian State University
  53. 2000 - 2010
    MemberDistance Education Committee, Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Appalachian State University
  54. 2000 - 2002
    MemberInternational Studies and Activities, Reich College of Education, Appalachian State University
  55. 2000
    ReviewerClinical Aphasiology Conference
  56. 2000 - present
    Affiliate MemberSpecial Interest Group: Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  57. 1998 - 2010
    ChairGraduate Advising Committee, Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Appalachian State University
  58. 1998 - 2009
    Elected Member-DelegateDepartment Personnel Committee, Department of Language, Reading, and Exceptionalities, Appalachian State University
  59. 1998 - 2002
    MemberBudget Committee, Department of Language, Reading, and Exceptionalities, Appalachian State University
  60. 1998 - 2001
    MemberTeaching Enhancement Committee, Appalachian State University
  61. 1998 - 2000
    ChairCurriculum Committee, Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Appalachian State University
  62. 1998
    ReviewerAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  63. 1998
    OrganizerClinical Aphasiology Conference
  64. 1997 - 2000
    MemberLibrary Services Committee, Appalachian State University
  65. 1996 - 2004
    Elected Member-DelegateTechnology Advisory Committee, Reich College of Education, Appalachian State University
  66. 1996 - 2004
    MemberClinical Issues Committee, Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Appalachian State University
  67. 1996 - 2000
    MemberContinuing Education Committee, Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences, Appalachian State University
  68. 1996 - present
    MemberSpecial Interest Group: Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  69. 1992 - present
    Certified MemberAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  70.  
    AppointeeInstitute for Health and Human Services, Appalachian State University
  71.  
    MemberCore Curriculum Council, Appalachian State University
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