Student Achievements

Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences Fellowship Award

  • Alyssa Rickels (2018)

ASHFoundation Graduate Student Scholarship

  • Tinotenda Mupambo (2019)

Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association Scholarship

  • Jordan Hinz (2020), Meghan Hendricks (2019), Jade Mussehl (2017), Kimberly Homan(2014), Rachael Bauleke (2013), Ariel Mackly (2013)

Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association Poster Presentation Award

  • Cassie Ross (2017), Jade Mussehl (2017), Louise Lapus (2017)

MSU-Mankato Celebration of Research

  • Excellence: Paige Borreson (2020), Alle Bowman (2020), Rylie Fourre (2020), Stefanie Grams (2020), Jordan Hinz (2020), Bridget Hoban (2020), Kalley Hoffman (2020), Lindsay Kothe (2020), Kelsey Kuhlman (2020), Molly McVey (2020)
  • Honorable Mention: Jordan Anderson (2020), Bri Ciaccio (2020), Autum Erikson (2020), Emma Gale (2020), Brittaney Kroll (2020), Ashton Lee (2020), Zoya Parsi (2020), Bailey Weibel (2020),Samantha Witt (2020)

MSU-Mankato Undergraduate Research Foundation Grant

  • Ashton Lee (2019), Brianna Ciaccio (2019), Brittaney Kroll (2019)

MSU-Mankato Undergraduate Research Symposium Poster Presentation Award

  • Bailey Weibel (2020), Zoya Parsi (2020), Brittaney Kroll (2020), Brianna Ciaccio (2019), Anna Haler (2017), Rachel Wilson (2017), Tia Jacoby (2015)

MSU-Mankato Undergraduate Research Symposium Supply Grant

  • Tara Fruechte (2015)

Selected Oral Presentations: State and National

Chiou, H.S. & Allison, A.H. (2019, April). Semantic dementia: Diagnosis, treatment and resources.Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Bloomington, MN.

Chiou, H.S. & Rickels, A. (March 29, 2019). Interprofessional collaboration of health service at MSU Mankato and in the community. Scholars At Work Conference. MSU Mankato.

Chiou, H.S., Yu, V., Hanson, K., Hoerdt, M., Yenikomshuyan, N., & De Lone, J. (2017, Nov). Investigating life participation, language and cognition: Perspectives from people with aphasia and their care partners. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Allison, A.H. & Chiou, H.S. (April 15, 2016). Primary progressive aphasia: Three variants in assessment and treatment. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Minnetonka, MN.

Chiou, H.S., Homan, K., & Fish, B. (2014, Nov). A combination of therapeutic techniques: Severe Broca’s Aphasia. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.

Selected Poster Presentations: International

Huang, T. J., Chang, P.H., Yang, C. H., Lin, Y. H., Chiou, H.S., & Hsu, H.J. (Oct 20, 2018). Exploring nonlinguistic cognitive ability in adults with aphasia. Paper presented at the 17th Conference on the Processing of East Asian Languages and the 9th Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition, Taipei, Taiwan.

Chu, R-J., Chiou, H.S., Chang, P. H., Yu, V., & Zheng, Y-R. (Oct 19, 2018). Life participation and cognition: Perspectives of people with aphasia and their care partners in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 17th Conference on the Processing of East Asian Languages and the 9th Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition, Taipei, Taiwan.

Selected Poster Presentations: National

Bove, S. Berg, B., Mahowald, M., & Chiou, H.S. (2019, Nov.). How graduate experience changes beliefs in working with CLD population. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando FL.

Chiou, H.S., Hagen, A., & Hendricks, M. (2019, Nov.). Communicative strategies: Perspectives from people with aphasia and their speech-language pathologist. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando FL.

Chiou, H.S., Schaefer, A., Wickoren, B., Laudenbach, E., & Yu, V. (2019, Nov.). Exploring cultural diversity in aphasia: Self-reported communicative strategies in USA and Taiwan. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando FL.

Chiou, H.S., Vanderhoff, K., Esquivel, H., Vigil, K., & Yu, V.  (2019, Nov.). Care partners’ communication strategies: self-reported vs. perspectives from people with aphasia. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando FL.

Rickels, A., Nickel, K., & Chiou, H.S. (2018, Nov). How college students with traumatic brain injuries perceive their academic experiences. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston MA.

Chiou, H.S., Haler. A., Wilson. R., & Yu, V. (2018, Nov). Language, cognition and life participation of people with aphasia: Patient-reported vs. standardized measures. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston MA.

Chiou, H.S., Howton, E., Ludemann. J., & Yu, V. (2018, Nov). Communicative strategies: Usage and factors among people with severe aphasia and their care partners. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston MA.

Chiou, H.S., Hoerdt, M., Hanson, K., & Yu, V. (2017, Nov). People with aphasia’s self-reported cognitive ability compared to their communication partner’s perception. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Allison, A.H. & Chiou, H.S. (2017, Nov). Survey about primary progressive aphasia for speech-language pathologists in the Midwest. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Chiou, H.S., Ross, C., Mussehl, J., Lapus, L., & Yu, V. (2017, Nov). Communicative strategies reported by people with aphasia: Perspectives from people with aphasia vs. care partners. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Chiou, H.S., Hinz, C., Seurer, H., & Yu, V. (2016, Nov). Patient-reported outcome measures of life participation: Before and after aphasia. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Chiou, H.S., Barton, K., Pulvermacher, M., & Neisen, N. (2016, Nov). Outcome measures of life participation and cognition: People with aphasia and carepartner perspectives. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Peterson, S., Castro, J., Chiou, H.S., & Yu, V. (2016, Nov). The role of cognition on language outcome measures and life participation in people with aphasia. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Castro, J., Peterson, S., Chiou, H.S., & Yu, V. (2016, Nov). Does communication confidence affect life participation and Outcome measures in people with aphasia? Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Chiou, H.S., Lutteke, H., & Schwanberg, A. (2015, Nov). Metacognitive strategy instruction intervention on speech intelligibility: An adult with apraxia of speech, dysarthria and anomia. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

Fruechte, T., & Chiou, H.S. (2015, Nov). The power of homework practice: A modified melodic intonation therapy in severe Broca’s aphasia. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

Chiou, H.S. & Miller, E. (2014, Nov). Cognitive flexibility and language skills in people with aphasia. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.

Chiou, H.S., McAdaragh, M., & Holm, R. (2013, Nov). Modified melodic intonation therapy: Severe expressive aphasia and apraxia of speech. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.

Selected Poster Presentations: State

Weibel, B., Parsi, Z., Kroll, B., Andersen, E., Buchanan, J., & Chiou, H.S. (2020, Nov.). Behavioral changes of persons with dementia in Memory Bingo. Paper accepted at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, St Cloud, MN.

Gale, E., Ciaccio, B., Erickson, A., Andersen, E., Buchanan, J., & Chiou, H.S. (2020, Nov.). Montessori-based vs. regular activities on affect in individuals with dementia. Paper accepted at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, St Cloud, MN.

Lee, A., Witt, S., Anderson, J., Andersen, E., Buchanan, J., & Chiou, H.S. (2020, Nov.). Comparison of Montessori-based versus regular activities on conversational engagement. Paper accepted at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, St Cloud, MN.

Bradley, H., Kennedy, P., Connors, E., Abbott-Anderson, K., & Chiou, H.S. (2020, Nov.). Chorus experiences: Changes in social isolation for individuals with dementia. Paper accepted at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, St Cloud, MN.

Wrobleski, N., Nase, T., Enevold, J., Abbott-Anderson, K., & Chiou, H.S. (2020, Nov.). Exploring social inclusions in a dementia-friendly chorus: Care partners’ perspectives. Paper accepted at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, St Cloud, MN.

Hoban, B., Kuhlman, K., Koffmann, K., & Chiou, H.S. (2020, Nov.). Impact of memory book: Expressive communication in individuals with dementia. Paper accepted at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, St Cloud, MN.

McVey, M., Grams., S., Bowman, A., & Chiou, H.S. (2020, Nov.). Constructive engagement of people with dementia in memory book activities. Paper accepted at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, St Cloud, MN.

Fourre., R., Kothe, L., Hinz, J., Borreson, P., & Chiou, H.S. (2020, April.). Level of meaningful engagement in individuals with dementia. Paper accepted at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, St Cloud, MN.

Mupambo, T., Jorgenson, A., Martinson, K., Chiou, H.S., & Abbott-Anderson, K. (2019, April.). Chorus experience before vs. After Alzheimer’s from care partner’s perspectives. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Bloomington, MN.

Bowman, A., Lee, A., Anderson, J., Chiou, H.S., & Abbott-Anderson, K. (2019, April.). The impact and perception of choral engagement before and after Alzheimer’s: A self-reported, qualitative study. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Bloomington, MN.

Davis, S., Hoffmann, K., Chiou, H.S., & Abbott-Anderson, K. (2019, April.). Impact of chorus experiences on individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their care partners. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Bloomington, MN.

Kothe., L., Grams, S., Neaton, J., Rickels, A., & Chiou, H.S. (2019, April.). Emotional challenges and learning experiences of college students with a traumatic brain injury. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Bloomington, MN.

Hoban, B., Greskowiak, K., Gale, E., Rickels, A., & Chiou, H.S. (2019, April.). Psychosocial status and learning experiences in college students with traumatic brain injury. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Bloomington, MN.

Kral, A., Ciaccio, B., Kroll, B., Rickels, A., & Chiou, H.S. (2019, April.). Cognitive and learning challenges of college students after having a traumatic brain injury. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Bloomington, MN.

Burrington, N., Dyke, E., Johnson, A., Chiou, H.S., & Yu, V. (2017, April). Communicative strategies for individuals with aphasia. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Mankato, MN.

Ludemann, J., Tyler, H., Chiou, H.S., & Yu, V. (2017, April). Severe aphasia life participation. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Mankato, MN.

Ross, C., L., Schwickerath, L., & Chiou, H.S. (2016, April). Cognitive ability and language skills in people with aphasia. Paper presented at the Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars Conference at Winona State University, Winona, MN.

Roberts, C.R., Chiou, H.S., & Mahowald, M. (2016, April). Graduate students’ multicultural perceptions in communication disorders: USA Versus Taiwan. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Minnetonka, MN.

Clemens, S.J., & Chiou, H.S. (2016, April). How a traumatic brain Injury affects one’s personal relationships? Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Minnetonka, MN.

Hoerdt, M.A. & Chiou, H.S. (2016, April). Comparison of cognitive abilities with left versus right hemisphere brain damage. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Minnetonka, MN.

Mussehl, J.M., Hanson, K.A., & Chiou, H.S. (2016, April). How different measures affect cognitive abilities in the people with aphasia. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Minnetonka, MN.

Ross, C., L., Schwickerath, L., & Chiou, H.S. (2016, April). Cognitive ability and language skills in people with aphasia. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Minnetonka, MN.

Fruechte, T., Homan, K., Fish, B., & Chiou, H.S. (2015, April). The effects of homework practice on performance in therapy: Broca’s aphasia. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Minnetonka, MN.

Chiou, H.S., Homan, K., Fish, B., Trost, S., Anderson, M., & Fruechte, T. (2014, April). A combination of therapeutic techniques: Broca’s Aphasia. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rochester, MN

Mackley, A., Miller, E., & Chiou, H.S. (2013, April). Executive functions in adults with aphasia. Paper presented at the Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Minnetonka, MN.