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Researchers Identify New Tool to Help Transgender Women Find Their Voices

For transgender women, developing a voice that matches how they choose to present their gender identities can be a challenge. CSD alum Deanna Kawitzky and Associate Professor Tara McAllister identified a new avenue for conducting voice modification therapy for transgender women.
Areas of Study: Health

What We Are Learning: The Science of Human Connection

The Science of Human Connection meets twice a week and teaches students how the natural and social sciences tell a five-part story about who we are as human beings, and what gets in the way of our humanity.
Areas of Study: Health

Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy Celebrates 30 Years and a New Home

In September, the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy celebrated its 30th anniversary at NYU Steinhardt. The event brought together center supporter, clients, members of the NYU community, and the actor Robert De Niro.
Areas of Study: Health The Arts

Alum’s Advocacy Helps Expand Access to Speech-Language Pathology Services in Hawaii

Kristina Fuentes (MS ’10) saw that Hawaii’s healthcare system was losing potential SLPs – and advocated for change in her community.
Areas of Study: Health

Eustacia Cutler, Temple Grandin's Mom, Brings Her Story to NYU's ASD Nest Parents

Eustacia Cutler, Temple Grandin's mother, talks about how parenting and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Areas of Study: Education Health

Nutrition PhDs Explore Nutrition and Weight-Related Factors Among Overweight/Obese College Students

Two PhD candidates from the NYU Steinhardt Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, Rachel Ryan and Miriam Mahmood, were selected to share their research with the nutrition community at the Nutrition 2019 conference.
Areas of Study: Health

Studying in Shanghai: A Q&A with Joy Sarraf

Students explored and identified factors, including cultural factors and health beliefs, which may influence a community’s view of disability.
Areas of Study: Health

Global Perspectives: OT Students Study Rehab in Israel

Associate Professors Yael Goverover and Jerry Voelbel traveled to Israel with students to participate in a course entitled “Disability in a Global Context.”
Areas of Study: Health

An Interview with OT Alum and Blogger Sarah Lyon

Lyon is the founder of the well-known OT blog, "Potential." Read on to learn about Sarah's experience at NYU Steinhardt and what inspired her to become a blogger.
Areas of Study: Health

Third Annual Jim Hinojosa Distinguished Alumni Award Winner Announced

Meet the recipient of the third annual Jim Hinojosa Alumni Award, Dr. Gary Bedell. Dr. Bedell is a two-time alumnus of the department, having earned his post-professional master’s degree at NYU in 1986 and his PhD in 1998.
Areas of Study: Health
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