Ana Claudia Harten

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Associate Professor

Special Education and Communication Sciences and Disorders

128A John W. Porter Building

734.487.2731

[email protected]

Education

  • D. Educational Psychology - University of Texas at Austin
  • A. Speech-Language Pathology - Eastern Michigan University
  • S. Cognitive Psychology – Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil)
  • A. Speech-Language Pathology - Universidade Católica de Pernambuco (Brazil)

Biography

Ana Claudia Harten, Ph.D. CCC-SLP, is a Professor and Director of the Speech-Language Pathology Program at Eastern Michigan University. She teaches courses in Multicultural Issues in Speech-Language Pathology, Neurogenic Disorders, and Voice and Craniofacial Disorders. She has published and presented in national and international venues, and has worked as a speech-language pathologist in the U.S. and Brazil. She has served the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) on different capacities, including as the editor for ASHA Special Interest Group 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, and as a member of the ASHA Continuing Education Board and ASHA Multicultural Issues Board. She has also served as a member of ASHA Convention Program Committees (Academic/ Educational Issues, Global Issues, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Cultural/Linguistic Diversity topic committees), as a reviewer for ASHA’s Grant Program for the Projects on Multicultural Activities, ASHA’s Minority Student Leadership Program, and ASHA’s Advancing Academic-Research Career (AARC) Award, as well as a mentor for ASHA STEP and MARC programs.

Selected Publications

  • Harten, A. C., Franca, M. C., Pegoraro-Krook. M. I., & Boyer, (accepted for publication, 2018). Across the universe of speech-language pathology: Developing international alliances. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups (SPG 17, Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders).
  • Vilela, M., Ximenes, C, & Harten, A.C. (2018). Atenção Domiciliar e a clínica Fonaudiológica: O resgate de um potencial espaço para a promoção do cuidado (p. 157-170). N. Araújo et al. (Ed.), Questões Contemporâneas da Clínica Fonouadiológica. Recife, Brazil: UFPE.
  • Franca, M. C., & Harten, A. C. (2016). Pluralistic education in speech-language pathology: Above and beyond didactic trails. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, December 2016, Vol. 1 (SIG 14, Cultural and Linguistic Diversity).
  • Franca, M. C., & Harten, A. C. (2015). Plano Terapêutico Fonoaudiológico para a Saúde Vocal Profissional (p. 445-450). In Pro-Fono (Ed.), Planos Terapêuticos Fonoaudioló Barueri, Brazil: Pro-Fono.
  • Zraick, R., Harten, A. C., & Hagstrom, F. (2014). Interprofessional education and practice: A primer for training future clinicians. SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, 17. Issue 2.
  • Harten, A.C. (2013). Uncooperative Patient? Dig Deeper. The ASHA Leader, November 01, 2013.
  • Friberg, J., Folkins, J., Harten, A.C., & Pershey, M (2013). Undergrad today, CSD PhD tomorrow. The ASHA Leader, July 2013, Vol. 18, 54-55.
  • Harten, A. C. (2012). Role-playing and its carryover to practice in speech-language pathology. SIG 10Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education June 2012, vol. 15, (1), 29-37.
  • Harten, A. C. (2010). Multicultural issues in assessment and intervention (p. 125-150). In R. B. Hoodin (Ed.), Intervention in child language disorders – A comprehensive handbook. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
  • Harten, A. C. (2010). The use of structured role-playing to foster learning beyond content knowledge. The scholarship of teaching and learning at EMU - Spiraling Upward: EMU faculty transform through the scholarship of teaching and learning. Eastern Michigan University, Vol. 3 (7).

Teaching

  • Voice and Craniofacial Disorders
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Aphasia
  • Acquired Neurogenic Cognitive-Communication Disorders
  • Multicultural Issues in Intervention for Communication Disorders

Research Interests

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Multicultural and Global issues in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Service provision for individuals with neurogenic conditions, voice and craniofacial disorders.
  • Speech and swallowing disorders associated with Head and Neck cancer
  • Acquired neurogenic cognitive-communication disorders
  • Dysphagia
  • Voice disorders
  • Research techniques
  • Multicultural issues in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Aphasia,
  • Right-hemisphere damage
  • TBI
  • Dementia
  • Dysarthria
  • Speech
  • Swallowing disorders associated with head and neck cancer

Selected Presentation

  • Harten, A. C. (Invited Speaker, 2018). Interprofessional practice to restore communication to tracheotomee and laryngectomee patients. Michigan Society for Respiratory Care Conference, April, 2018. Dearborn, MI
  • Harten, A. C., Franca, M. C., & Pegoraro-Krook, M. I. (2017). Across the universe of speech-language pathology: International alliances. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, November 2017. Los Angeles, CA.
  • Harten, A. C., & Marrin, C. (2017). The selection process for apps in the field of speech-language pathology: A survey study. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, November 2017. Los Angeles, CA.
  • Acton, S., & Harten, A. C. (2017).Local priorities: Comparing perspectives on service provision in two James Bay Cree First Nations. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, November 2017. Los Angeles, CA.
  • Hill, L., & Harten, A. C. (2017). The effects of aphasia centers on family members of individuals with aphasia. Michigan Speech-language-Hearing Association (MSHA) Annual Conference, March 24, 2017. Troy, MI.
  • Harten, A. C., & Franca, M. C. (2016). The new “normal”: Preparing students to attend the needs of a multicultural/multiracial, and multilingual society. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, November 2016. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Harten, A. C., Jenkins, B., & Pate, C. (2016). Promoting interprofessional collaboration and quality of care: A standardized patient simulation. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, November 2016. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Harten, A. C. (Invited Speaker, 2015). Creative ways to promote cultural competence in CSD Programs. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA) 55th Annual Convention. February 14, 2015. Rosemont-IL.
  • Harten, A. C., Brice, A., & Colodny, N. (2015). International partnerships: Preparing professionals for practicing in a changing world. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, November 2015. Denver, CO.
  • Neal, J., & Harten, A. C. (2014). TBI cases & co-occurring psychiatric disorders: keeping it within the SLP scope. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, November 20, 2014. Orlando, Fl.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Michigan Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • MI License Speech-Language Pathology