Prof. Courtney Byrd The University of Texas at Austin, USA1 Talk
Courtney T. Byrd is an Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Austin. She received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University-Shreveport, her master’s degree from Texas Christian University and her Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University. In 2006, upon completion of two years as an NIH Post-Doctoral Fellow, she joined... read morethe faculty in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Her research interests include the study of speech-language contributions to childhood stuttering and the development of innovative treatment and clinical training tools.
Dr. Byrd is the Founding Director of the Michael and Tami Lang Stuttering Institute. The mission of the Michael and Tami Lang Stuttering Institute is to help persons who stutter, their families, and their clinicians through the development, provision and sharing of evidence-based practices, the implementation of progressive clinical training methodologies, and the completion of innovative research with an emphasis on translating theory to practice.