Communication Disorders

Bertha Smith Clark, Ph.D.



Professor, Communication Disorders

Mail: MTSU Box 364
Murfreesboro , TN 37132
Office: BDA 206

Voice: (615) 898-2272
Fax: (615) 898-2815
Email: bertha.clark@mtsu.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D. Vanderbilt University, 1982
  • M.A. George Peabody College for Teachers, 1965
  • B.S. Tennessee State University, 1964

Honors:

  • MTSU John Pleas Faculty Award
  • Tennessee Board of Examiners for Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists Honors of the Association Award

Areas of research and teaching:

  • Aphasia
  • Mother-Child Interaction
  • Early Language Intervention
  • Aural Rehabilitation
  • Stuttering
  • Voice and Diction
  • Public Speaking
  • Language and speech disorders in adult populations

Professional Memberships and Certifications:

  • American Guidance Service Advisory Board
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Tennessee Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology

Courses taught:

  • CDIS 3450 Fluency Disorders
  • CDIS 4500 Training for the Hearing Impaired
  • CDIS 4850 Speech-Language Disorders in the Adult Population
  • CDIS 4500 Speech-Language Pathology Practicum
  • COMM 2150 Voice and Diction