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Jamie Klag is Awarded "Outstanding Master’s Student Award in Community Impact"

SMILe Lab Graduate Student Assistant, Jamie Klag, primarily works on our “Speech Modificiation Strategies in Children with CP.” She has been named a 2024 recipient of the Outstanding Master’s Student and Professional Doctorate Student Awards at Northeastern University

Celebrating Excellence: The 2024 Northeastern University Outstanding Master’s and Professional Doctorate Student Award Winners


SMILe Lab Director, Dr. Kristen Allison Interviews with CP Alliance Research Fund

April 9th, 2024

Our lab director, Dr. Kristen Allison and her interview with the CP Alliance Research Fund, where she talks about our lab’s ongoing project: “Speech Modification Strategies in Children with Cerebal Palsy”

RISE Expo 2024: "The Relationship between Maternal Distraction and Infant Babble Development at 12 months."

April 11th, 2024

Naomi Rajput, SMILe Lab Co-op Student and Undergraduate Research Assistant presented at the 2024 RISE Expo

RISE Expo 2024: "Association Between Speech Movements and Developmental Test Scores in 12-month olds"

April 11th, 2024

Florencia Ferreya, SMILe Lab Undergraduate Research Assistant presented her PEAK project at the 2024 RISE Expo

ASHA Convention 2023: "Effects of Speech Modification Strategies on Vowel Acoustics for Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy"

November 17th, 2023

Jamie Klag MS’24, Dr. Kristen Allison and Maggie Camelio present their research at ASHA 2022. 


ASHA Convention 2023: "Development of Auditory-Perceptual Speech Features in Preschoolers with Typical Development"

November 17th, 2023

April Pearson, Alanna Grimm MS’24 and Dr. Kristen Allison present their research at ASHA 2022.

ASHA Convention 2023: "Innovations in the Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Dysarthria"

November 16th, 2023

Dr. Kristen Allison presents her research with Dr. Erika Levy, PhD, CCC-SLP from Teachers College at Columbia University and Dr. Katherine Hustad, PhD, CCC-SLP from the University of Wisconsin Madison at ASHA 2023.

ASHA Convention 2023: "Can we Trust our Ears: How Valid are SLPs' Estimates of Children's Speech Intelligbility"

November 16th, 2023

Dr. Kristen Allison and Alanna Grimm MS’24 present their research at ASHA 2023.


October 5th, 2023

Asli Sahin BS’23 and Dr. Kristen Allison at the SMILe Lab table at Northeastern’s 2023 SOURCE (the Showcase of Opportunities for Undergraduate Research & Creative Endeavor)