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
MSHA Ida J. Stockman Award for Diversity and Infusion

2024 Honors of the Association

Alice K. Silbergleit, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Henry Ford Health System. Dr. Silbergleit's dedication to patient care through innovative ideas is exempliefied by her quest to promote communication skills in a fun and supportive environment for individuals with voice and neurological disorders. She has promoted specialty clinics to serve a growing patient need and encourages her staff to develop and hone their interests through continuing education. Dr. Silbergleit has spent much of her career treating individuals with various forms of dysphagia which led her to develop the Dysphagia Handicap Index (DHI). She also has spent her career enancing patient care and the profession of Speech-Language Pathology. Congratulations to Alice Silbergleit on receiving Honors of the Association.

2024 MSHA Healthcare Committee Outstanding Clinician Award

Erica Boettcher, M.A., CCC-SLP, Henry Ford Health. Erica stands apart due to her willingness to go above and beyond for both her patients as well as her acute care Speech-Language Pathology team. She advocates for her patients with the highest degree of professionalism and passion. Erica has developed strong relationships thorught the hospital with nurses, physicians, and support services including registered dieticians and radiology staff. As a part of the patient's treatment team, Erica provides outstanding support and resources in the best interest of the patient. The relationships that she has built have allowed her to not only be well respected but also be an integral part of the patient health care team. Congratulations to Erica Boettcher on receiving the Outstanding Clinician Award. 

2024 Student Poster Session Winners
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Wow! That Looks Like Me: Using Mirrors and Windows to Analyze Autistic Representation in Children's Picture Book, Anabel Faigin, B.A., Michigan State University and Courtney E. Venker, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Michigan State University

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Perspectives of Parents of Children Who Are D/HOH: Factors Influencing Quality of Life (QoL) and Application of the ICF Framework, Claire Kintop, Northern Michigan University and Heather Isaacson, M.A., CCC-SLP, Northern Michigan University
Thank you to Psi Iota Xi, Michigan chapters Theta Tau and Zeta Theta, for their support of these awards.  Our warmest thanks to these Chapters for their continued support of our students.

Honors of the Association Recipients                
(in alphabetical order

Heather Balog                
Harold Bate
Margot Beckerman
Dorothy Billings
Mary Billings
Mary Blair
H. Harlan Bloomer
Susan Boersma
Kathryn Boyer
Mary Ellen Brandell
Sandra Briggs
C. Rebecca Brown
Anna Carr
Michael R. Chial
John Clancy
Mary Rose Costello
Ruth Curtis
David Daly
Alvin J. Davis
Leo V. Deal
Jessimae Deuel
Dorothy E. Dreyer
Elsie Edwards
Freance E. Eldis
Robert L. Erikson
Ellen Fairbrother
Susan M. Fleming
Gerald Freeman
Dorothea French
Catherine Furbee
John Gaeth
Sandra O. Glista
A. Bruce Graham
Hildred Gross
Bev Jaynes
Mary Kennedy
Dawn Kutney
Ronald L. Laeder
Gary Lawson
Elaine Ledwon-Robinson
Elizabeth Lockwood
Clarence Maedor 
Theodore Mandell
Daniel E. Martin
Angela Massenberg
Keith Maxwell
Jan McCosky
Robert M. McLauchlin
Richard Merson
Nickola W. Nelson
Courtney Osborn
Herbert Oyer 
Paulette I. Piirainen
Kathleen S. Pistono
Eugene Popielec
Carl Powley
Julie Y. Pratt
Doris Proctor
Nick J. Quarto
Mary Jeanne Rintelmann
Dale Omar Robinson
Frank Robinson
Michael I. Rolnick
Ralph R. Rupp
Linda Seestedt-Stanford
Linda Lou Smith
Maureen Staskowski
Ida J. Stockman
Katie Strong
William Stephenson, Jr.
Lizbeth Stevens
Ann Thorne
Charles Van Riper
L. Jean Waldo
Sheila Powell Ward
Timothy G. Weise
Alice Silbergleit


Distinguished Service Award Recipients
(in alphabetical order)

Richard Baldwin
Susan Howell Brubaker
David F. Katt
Nancy Kaufman
Mary Rose CostelloPeter LaPine
Ruth CurtisRichard Merson
Leo V. Deal
Dorothy E. Dreyer
Kathleen Pistono
Gerald Rice
Frances EldisRalph R. Rupp
John Bryson EulenbergNorbert Edwin Smith
Sandra Oslager GlistaJohn Stevens
Matt Green Lynn A. Sweeney
Edward HardickSuzanne Woods
Kathryn Hillenbrand 
Jerry Johnson