Christopher Dromey Earns Prestigious ASHA Fellowship

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Fall 2020


Profile picture of Christopher DromeyChristopher Dromey, chair of the Communication Disorders Department (ComD), has received the 2020 Fellowship of the Association Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), one of the organization’s highest honors. Dromey is the fourth BYU professor to become an ASHA fellow, along with faculty emeriti Bonnie Brinton, Martin Fujiki, and David McPherson.

Dromey has taught in the McKay School since 2000, serving twice as department chair. Speaking about his second round as chair, Dromey said, “The exciting thing this time is we have so many new faculty. Our department is a very different place than it was 10 years ago.” The department is home to 11 full-time faculty—six of whom were hired in the past three years.

With an energetic group of faculty and ComD students who “seem to get better every single year,” the department chair summed up his professional life at the McKay School in three words: “Life is good.”

 

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