Lisa Lenz

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Lisa Lenz Lecturer, SLP Externship Coordinator

Ph.D. Candidate, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University
M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, Indiana University, 2000
B.A., English, Lipscomb University, 1995

Lisa Lenz joined the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders in August 2018 as a lecturer and the speech-language pathology externship coordinator.

Lisa is responsible for the placement and coordination of second-year speech-language pathology master's students in external clinical practicum in both medical and educational settings, as well as supervising and serving as a liaison during external placements. In addition, she teaches graduate coursework related to clinical placement and practice, helps ensure the completion of clinical requirements for graduation from the master's degree program, and directly supervises first- and second-year graduate students in clinical practicum assignments both on- and off-campus.

Prior to joining the faculty at Nebraska, Lisa was at Indiana University pursuing her doctorate in speech and hearing sciences with a minor in inquiry methodology. From 2000-04, she worked as a pediatric speech-language pathologist in Pennsylvania, and was a research assistant at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, from 2001-02. She earned her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Indiana University in 2000 and her bachelor’s degree in English from Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1995.

Areas of Expertise:

    Clinical training and supervision in speech-language pathology
    Implementation science in speech-language pathology
    Interprofessional practice and education
    Mentorship in speech-language pathology

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2017, 2015, 2014, Provost's Travel Award for Women in Science, Indiana University2015, College of Arts and Sciences Travel Award, Indiana University
2018-present, Lecturer & SLP Externship Coordinator, Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2001-04, Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist, SpeechCare, Inc., Lancaster, Pennsylvania2001-02, Research Assistant, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania2000-01, Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist, Capital Area Intermediate Unit, Summerdale, Pennsylvania
American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationNebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association