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 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