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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Speech-Language Pathology

Faculty

 

Carolyn Conway Madding, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Department Chair

Special Cohort M.A. program Co-Director

Professor
* Bilingual English / Spanish

B.S. The Ohio State University
M.A. California State University, Fullerton
Ph.D. The Claremont Graduate University

Phone: (562) 985-5283
Email: carolyn.madding@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Minority Champion, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Doctoral Incentive, California State University, 1995
  • Distinguished Service Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1999
  • Most Valuable Professor, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2001
  • Diversity Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2002
  • Community Service Award, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2010
  • Outstanding Faculty, Disabled Student Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2011

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Bilingualism

Geraldine P. Wallach, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Search Committee Chair

RTP Committee Chair
Professor

B.S. Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
M.A. New York University
Ph.D. The Graduate School and University Center of the City, University of New York

Phone: (562) 985-1973
Email: geraldine.wallach@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Distinguished Service Award, Massachusetts Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Most Valuable Professor, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2005
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2011

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Language learning disabilities in children and adolescents
  • Literacy

Betty McMicken, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Associate Professor Emerita

B.S. University of Southern California
M.A. University of Southern California
Ph.D. University of Southern California

Phone: (562) 985-5282
Email: betty.mcmicken@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Honors, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Community Service Award, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Long Beach, 2009
  • Community Service Award, California State University, Long Beach, 2010

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Motor speech and swallowing disorders
  • Congenital aglossia
  • Head and neck post-surgical rehabilitation

 

Lei Sun, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association Faculty Advisor
Assistant Professor
* Bilingual Mandarin / English

B.A. National Taipei University
M.A. Shih Hsin University
M.S. University of Oregon
Ph.D. University of Oregon

Phone: (562) 985-2907
Email: lei.sun@csulb.edu

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Preschool/School-age language development and disorders
  • Early intervention/Parent training
  • Speech sound disorders

Pei-Fang Hung, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Undergraduate Advisor

Undergraduate Mentor

Co-Graduate Advisor

SMAKS Coordinator
Assistant Professor
* Trilingual Mandarin / Taiwanese / English

B.S. Chung Shan Medical University
M.S. University of Oregon
Ph.D. University of Oregon

Phone: (562) 985-4159
Email: pei-fang.hung@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Clare Wilkins Chamberlin Memorial Research Award, 2009
  • Graduate School Research Award, University of Oregon, 2009

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Adult language disorders
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Language deterioration related to normal aging and dementia

Edward Garcia, Au.D.

Grade Appeals Committee Chair
Assistant Professor

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach
Au.D. University of Florida

Phone: (626) 379-0784 (messages)

Email: EGarciaAuD@aol.com

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Audiology
  • Aural Rehabilitation

Alaine Ocampo, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Scholarship Committee Chair
Assistant Professor
* Bilingual English / Spanish

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach
Ph.D. Chapman University

Phone: (562) 985-4594 (messages)

Email: alaine.ocampo@csulb.edu

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Cultural Linguistic Diversity
  • Child Language Disorders
  • Disability Studies
  • Collaboration


Michelle Powers-Lundvall, M.A., CCC-SLP
Co-Graduate Advisor

Special Cohort M.A. Program Co-director

Admissions and Standards Committee Chair
Full-time Lecturer

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Phone: (562) 985-1494
Email: michelle.powers@csulb.edu

Honors

  • Continuing Education ACE Award, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Autism
  • Early intervention

Stephen Charlton, M.A., CCC-SLP
Clinic Director
Full-time Lecturer
* Bilingual English / Afrikaans

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Phone: (562) 985-8415 (messages)
Email: stephen.charlton@csulb.edu

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Child & Adolescent Language
  • Motor Speech Disorders

Cristian Paredes, M.A., CCC-SLP
Part-time Lecturer
* Bilingual Spanish / English

B.A. California State University, Los Angeles
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Phone: (562) 208-4034 (messages)
Email: cristian.paredes@csulb.edu

Honors

  • President’s List, California State University, Long Beach, 2002 – 2004
  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa Academic Honor Society

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Language development in preschool-age children, including assessment and therapy
  • Cultural and linguistic variables of speech and language disorders
  • Autism
  • Clinical supervision
  • Phonology
  • Autism


Margaret Vento-Wilson, M.A., CCC-SLP
Cypress School District
Part-time Lecturer

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach
Ph.D. In progress, Chapman University

Phone: (562) 243-2334 (messages)
Email: Margaret.Vento-Wilson@csulb.edu

Honors

Thesis of the Year, Communicative Disorders Department, California State University Long Beach, 2012
Outstanding Student Award, Communicative Disorders Department, California State University Long Beach, 2012
Phi Kappa Phi, California State University Long Beach, 2011–2012

Area(s) of Expertise:

Augmentative and alternative communication
Autism
Child Language

Candice M. Branch, M.A., CCC-SLP
Part-time lecturer

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Email:candice.greenwood@csulb.edu

Area(s) of expertise

  • Child language
  • early intervention

Danielle McGinley, M.A., CCC-SLP
Part-time Lecturer
* Bilingual English / Spanish

B.S. Bloomsburg University
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Phone: (717) 305-6111 (messages)

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Child language
  • Phonology
  • Voice disorders

Katie Kolstad, M.A., CCC-SLP
Part-time Lecturer

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Phone: 714 317 4961

Email:KatieK.slp@gmail.com

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Early childhood speech and language acquisition
  • Early childhood communication disorders
  • Educational based assessment

Ana Liza Camandang, M.A., CCC-SLP
Part-time Lecturer
*Tri-lingual English/Spanish/Tagalog

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Email:alcamandang@yahoo.com

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Early intervention
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Assessment

Barbara Moore, M.A., CCC-SLP
Part-time lecturer

B.A. Miami University of Ohio
M.A. California State University, Los Angeles

Email:bcm-1@gmail.com

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Cleft palate/craniofacial
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Phonology

Ana Garay, M.A., CCC-SLP
Part-time lecturer

B.A. Occidental College
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Email:cd460.csulb@gmail.com

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Culturally and linguistically different population
  • Early intervention
  • Response To Intervention (RTI) implementation

Anne Lang, M.A., CCC-SLP
Part-time lecturer

B.A. Ohio State University
M.Ed. University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Email:a.m.lang@gmail.com

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Phonological disorders
  • Child language disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Assessment

Charlene Linnan Rau, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCAC

Part-Time Lecturer

B.A. San Diego State University

M.A. California State University, Long Beach

M.A, California State University, Los Angeles

Honors

  • Fellow: California Speech Language Hearing Association
  • State Diversity Award: California Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Service: District 6, California Speech Language Hearing Association

Email: charrau@mac.com

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Child Language
  • ASD

Bryanne Ngo, M.A., CCC-SLP

Part-Time Lecturer

*Bi-lingual English/Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese

B.A. California State University, Los Angeles

M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Email: Bryanne.ngo@csulb.edu

Honors:

2010 Graduate Dean’s List of University Scholars and Artists Department of Communicative Disorders – Outstanding Thesis Award

Area(s) of Expertise

  • School Age Language Disorders

Sara Aguilar, M.A., CCC-SLP

Part-Time Lecturer

*Bilingual English/Spanish

B.A. California State University, Long Beach

M.A. California State University, Long Beach

Email: Sara.Aguilar@csulb.edu

Editor's Award, Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2012

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Child Language
  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication
  • SLPA Supervision/Training