University of Northern Colorado
Kim Murza, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, received her doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida where she specialized in literacy with a focus on autism spectrum disorder. She is currently an associate professor in the department of Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in language, evidence-based practice, and phonetics. Dr. Murza has worked privately and in the public school system as a speech-language pathologist with children and adolescents in pre-school through high school and more recently with adults with autism spectrum disorder. She is currently the University of Northern Colorado Scottish Rite Program Director and a member of the Colorado Department of Education Speech-Language Advisory Committee. She also serves on the ASHA School Issues Advisory Board. Dr. Murza has participated in numerous research projects and co-authored peer-reviewed journal articles and presentations. She has been an invited author and presenter for several topics including autism spectrum disorder, school-based issues and adolescent language. Her main research area is social communication and engagement assessment, intervention, and professional learning support for school-based practitioners. Additional research interests include systematic review and meta-analysis, strategic learning, inference generation, disciplinary literacy, and the delivery of high-quality professional development.
Saturday, July 20
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM