The Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association is proud to announce Award Recipients:

MSHA Honors of the Association Application
MSHA Distinguished Service Award Application
MSHA Outstanding Clinician Award Application

2019 Honors of the Association

Heather Balog, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Balog Speech and Language Center, Plymouth.  
Heather is being honored for her many years of service on the MSHA Executive Board as President, for her role working with MSHA students at conference time and throughout the year,  her support and participation for advocacy for the profession during key times but also at our Advocacy Day at the Capitol, and for her role as President of the MSHA Foundation (MSHF).  The Honors of the Association is the highest award the Association can bestow.

2019 Distinguished Service Award

Peter LaPine, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Michigan State University
 is being honored for his work promoting international education during his distinguished career as a Speech-Language Pathologist and Professor at MSU.   He was an integral member of the Operation Kindness, a service-learning project that gave students at MSU the opportunity to help those in need in Camargo, Mexico.  He conducted nearly 50 week-long humanitarian medical and educational projects in the Yucatan peninsula.

2019 Outstanding Clinician Award

Margaret Tiner, M.S., CCC-SLP,
 Senior Speech-Language Pathologist, Michigan Medicine

Alice Silbergleit, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
, Director of Speech-Language SciencesHenry Ford Health System

2019 Student Poster Session Winners

Assessing Speech-Language Pathologists' Comfort with Stuttering, Corinne Smyk, B.S. and J. Scott Yarus, Ph.D., CCC-SLP BCS-F, ASHA Fellow, Michigan State University

Parental Involvement in the IEP Process of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Andriana Evangelista, B.A. and Audrey Farrugia, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Eastern Michigan University

Thank you to Psi Iota Xi, Michigan chapters Eta Sigma, Zeta Theta, Theta Tau, and Eta Omicron, for their support of these awards.  Thanks to our Michigan colleague Char Holcomb, and others, for continuing to support our students in this manner.

Honors of the Association Recipients                
(in alphabetical order)


Harold BateSusan FlemingKathleen Pistono
Margot BeckermanGerald FreemanEugene Popielec
Dorothy BillingsDorothea FrenchCarl Powley
Mary BlairCatherine FurbeeJulie Y. Pratt
H. Harlan BloomerJohn GaethDoris Proctor
Susan CarlsonSandra O. GlistaNick J. Quarto
Heather Balog
Kathyrn Boyer
Mary Ellen Brandell
A. Bruce Graham
Hildred Gross
Mary Jeanne Rintelmann
Dale Omar Robinson
Sandra BriggsBeverly JaynesElaine Ledwon-Robinson
C. Rebecca BrownMary KennedyFrank Robinson
Anna CarrRonald LaederMichael I. Rolnick
Michael R. ChialGary D. LawsonRalph Rupp
John ClancyElizabeth LockwoodLinda Seestedt-Stanford
Mary Rose CostelloTheodore MandellLinda Lou Smith
Ruth CurtisDaniel MartinMaureen Staskowski
David DalyKeith MaxwellWilliam Stephenson, Jr.
Alvin DavisJan McCoskyLizbeth Stevens
Leo V. DealRobert M. McLauchlinAnn Thorne
Jessimae DeuelClarence MaedorCharles Van Riper
Dorothy Dreyer
Elsie Edwards    
Richard M. Merson
Nickola W. Nelson
L. Jean Walsh
Sheila Powell Ward
Frances Eldis
Robert Erikson
Courtney Osborn
Herbert Oyer
Timothy G. Weise
Ellen FairbrotherPaulette I. Piirainen 

Distinguished Service Award Recipients
(in alphabetical order)


Richard BaldwinJerry Johnson
Susan Howell BrubakerDavid F. Katt
Mary Rose CostelloNancy Kaufman
Ruth CurtisPeter LaPine
Richard Merson
Leo V. DealKathleen Pistono
Dorothy E. DreyerGerald Rice
Frances EldisRalph R. Rupp
John Bryson EulenbergNorbert Edwin Smith
Sandra Oslager GlistaJohn Stevens
Matt GreenLynn A. Sweeney
Edward HardickSuzanne Woods