HPS Community Support Initiative

In these unprecedented times, the College of Health and Public Service at UNT, which has extensive expertise with proactively finding solutions to community problems and lending expertise to nonprofit agencies, health care systems and city and county governments in the DFW region, as well as other entities, is accessible and available to voluntarily partner with our community to address emerging and changing needs related to COVID-19.


Irine Abraham, MTS, LMSW

Lecturer

Social Work

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Shahla Ala'i PhD, BCBA-D, LBA

Associate Professor

Behavior Analysis

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Katsura Aoyama, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Research Areas:
Acquisition, Production, Processing

Cassidy Baker, LCSW-S, ACSW

Cassidy Baker, Ph.D. LCSW-S, ACSW

Interim Chair of Social Work
Clinical Assistant Professor | BSW Director | Title IV-E Child Welfare Program PI

Social Work

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Abraham Benavides, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Healthy Community Collaboration Project Co-PI

Public Administration

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Bob Bland, Ph.D.

Endowed Professor of Local Government

Public Administration

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Chandra Donnell Carey, Ph.D., CRC, FNAMRC

Chandra Donnell Carey, Ph.D., CRC, FNAMRC

Associate Dean for Academics
Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Health Services

Rehabilitation and Health Services

Research Areas:
Trauma, Marginalized Groups, Equity, & Social Justice, Resilience


Traci Cihon, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Associate Professor

Behavior Analysis

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Jessica Craig, Ph.D.

Jessica Craig, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Criminal Justice

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Kamakshi Gopal, Ph.D., CCC-A

Professor and Chair

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Research Areas:
Acquisition, Production, Processing

Julia Heck, PhD, MPH

Julia Heck, PhD, MPH

Associate Dean for Research

Rehabilitation and Health Services

Research Areas:
Biomarkers, 'Omics', & New Technology


Theresa Kouri, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Principal Lecturer and Clinical Director for SLP

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Research Areas:
Acquisition, Production, Processing

Skip Krueger, Ph.D.

Skip Krueger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Public Administration

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Amanda Labue, Au.D., CCC-A

Senior Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Research Areas:
Acquisition, Production, Processing, Aging & Gerontology

Boji Lam, Ph.D. Image

Boji Lam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Research Areas:
Acquisition, Production, Processing


Lauren Mathews, M.S., CCC-SLP

Principal Lecturer

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Research Areas:
Acquisition, Production, Processing, Neurodiversity


Sharon Miller, Ph.D., CCC-A

Assistant Professor

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Research Areas:
Acquisition, Production, Processing

Sarah Moore

Sarah Moore, Ph.D., MSW

Assistant Professor

Social Work

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Mary Nelan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Emergency Management and Disaster Science

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Stacy Nunnelee, M.A., CCC-SLP

Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Director

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Research Areas:
Acquisition, Production, Processing

Liam O'Neill Ph.D.

Liam O'Neill Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Coordinator of Health Services Administration Program

Rehabilitation and Health Services

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Gloria Streit Olness, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Associate Professor

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Research Areas:
Acquisition, Production, Processing, Neurodiversity


Shannon Presley, M.S., CCC-SLP

Senior Lecturer and Clinical Supervisor

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Research Areas:
Acquisition, Production, Processing

Leslie Roberts, J.D

Leslie Roberts, J.D.

Principal Lecturer

Public Administration

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Erin C. Schafer, Ph.D., CCC-A

Erin C. Schafer, Ph.D., CCC-A

Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Audiology

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

Research Areas:
Acquisition, Production, Processing

Brenda Sweeten, LCSW

Brenda Sweeten, LCSW

Clinical Associate Professor & Director of Social Work Field Education & UNT Foster Care Liaison Officer

Social Work

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Cassie Thomas, Au.D., FAAA

Senior Lecturer, Clinical Director for Audiology

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

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Adam Trahan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Programs

Criminal Justice

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Robert Wall

Robert Wall, M.S.

Lecturer

Criminal Justice

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Justin Watts

Justin Watts, Ph.D., NCC

Assistant Professor
Coordinator of Rehabilitation Counseling Program

Rehabilitation and Health Services

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Raedeen Wingate, M.S., CCC-SLP

Lecturer

Audiology & Speech Language Pathology

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Elyse Zavar, Ph.D.

Elyse Zavar Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Emergency Management and Disaster Science

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Haley Zettler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Criminal Justice

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