Carolyn M. Mayo, PhD 

Associate Professor

cmayo@salus.edu

Education:

  • Ph.D., Speech-Language Pathology, 1978   Michigan State University
  • Certificate in Gerontology, 1978   Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University-University of Michigan
  • M.A.  Speech-Language Pathology, 1973  The Ohio State University
  • B.S.   Speech-Language Pathology, 1972  The Ohio State University

Role at Salus:

  • Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathology
  • Chair & Program Director, Department of Speech-Language Pathology, College of Education and Rehabilitation

Clinical Specialty:

Current research interest is in communication wellness/prevention of communication disorders, public perceptions/reactions to communication disorders; research related to pedagogy and student learning outcomes; and adult neurogenic communication disorders (e.g., aphasia, motor speech disorders, cognitive-linguistic disorders as a sequela of traumatic brain injury; right cerebral vascular accident syndrome and Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, progressive degenerative neurological diseases and disorders (e.g. Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS)

Selected Representative Publications:

Non-Refereed Journal Articles:

  • Mayo, C.M. and Mayo R. (2013):  Halle Quinn Brown: Unsung heroine of communication sciences and disorders.  NBASLH Resound))) A Publication of the National Black Association for Speech-Language-Hearing, Summer, 1-2.

Refereed (Peer Reviewed) Journal Articles

  • Mayo, R., Jones, R.C., Radford, N.T. and Mayo, C.M. (2014). Increasing the impact of scholarly journals serving diverse populations and researchers in communication sciences and disorders. ECHO, 9 (1), 6-14.
  • Mayo, R. and Mayo, C.M. (2013).  College students’ perspectives on dating a person who stutters.  College Student Journal, 47, 169-177.
  • Mayo, R., Avent, C., and Mayo, C.M.  (2012).  Promoting communication wellness in college student-athletes.  ECHO,  7(2), 11-21.
  • Mayo, R. and Mayo, C.M. (2012).  A comparison of nasalance values in tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis and normal laryngeal speakers.  ECHO, 7(1), 7-14.
  • Mayo, C.M. (2011).  Use of a popular comic strip character as a teaching tool in aphasia: The case for ‘Grandpa Jim’.   Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 14, 46-56.
  • Mayo, C.M. and Mayo, R. (2011) Normative nasalance values across languages, ECHO, 6, 22-32. 
  • Mayo, R. and Mayo, C. M. (2010).  Would you date a person who stutters? College students respond.  The Journal of Stuttering Therapy, Advocacy and Research. 4, 145-155.  
  • Mayo, R. and Mayo, C.M. (2010). Modifications of listeners' perceptions of persons who stutter: A preliminary study of the general adult public.  ECHO, 5, 6-13.
  • Mayo, R., Mayo, C.M. and Brock, K.D. (2006).  Public knowledge of voice disorders:  A survey of African-Americans.  ECHO, 2,1 7-25
  • Mayo, R., Bunker, D.W., Scott, D.M., and Mayo, C.M.  (2005).  Judgments of the intelligibility of American English heard by non-native English speakers.  ECHO, 1, 1-19.

Book Chapters

  • Mayo, C.M. and Lacey McQuitty, D. (2012).  Communication Wellness. In ttyl…Fundamentals of Speech Communication in the Digitial Age. R.W. Williams, D. Lacey McQuitty, T. Booth Snipes (eds.), Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing.

Published Proceedings

  • Mayo, C.M., Mayo, R., and Stephenson, P.B. (2013). Beyond GPAs and GREs: Preparing students for graduate admissions and graduate studies through essential functions.  Proceedings of the Lilly 2013 Teaching Excellence Conference.
  • Mayo, C.M., and Mayo, R. (2012).  Evolving from notebook to e-portfolios for promotion and  tenure: The fantastic voyage.  Proceedings of the Lilly 2012 Teaching Excellence Conference.
  • Mayo, C.M. and Mayo, R. (2011, February).  Teaching Concepts with Comics:  The Case for Grandpa Jim. Proceedings of the Lilly 2011 Teaching Excellence Conference.
  • Mayo, C. M.  (2010, February).  Innovative Approaches to Teaching Anatomy and Physiology to Undergraduate Communication Sciences and Disorders Majors.  Proceedings of the Lilly 2010  Teaching Excellence Conference 
  • Mayo, R., Mayfield-Clarke, A.B., and Mayo, C.M.  (2009). Enhancing Success of Students of Color Through Research Mentoring. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Academic Chairpersons Conference.

Professional Activities

Workshop Leadership and Facilitation

  • Invited Presenter: (2010, May).  Speech, Language and Swallowing Disorders in Persons Experiencing Cerebrovascular Accidents (Strokes).  2010 Tri-State Stroke Summit (NC, SC & GA), Research Triangle Park, NC.  Hosted and Sponsored by the Division of Public Health, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, NC
  • Guest Lecturer/Seminar Coordinator: October, 2012; September 2011; October 2010. Reinventing your Professional Self, CSD 600, Professional Issues and Ethics, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders,  University of North Carolina at Greensboro,  Greensboro, NC.

Presentation of Refereed (Peer-Reviewed) Papers (AY 2005/06  – AY 2013/14)

  • Mayo, C.M. and Mayo, R. (October, 2014/Accepted Presentation).  Preparing Undergraduate Health Sciences Students for Advanced Degree Admissions: The Faculty and Student Peer Mentoring Model.  The 2014 Mentoring Conference.  Mentoring Institute, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Mayo, C.M. and Mayo, R. (November, 2013).  Developing Essential Functions in Undergraduate Communication Sciences and Disorders Students for Graduate Degree Admissions. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Abernathy, M. and Mayo, C.M.  (April, 2013). Life and death of the neuron: Future implications for CSD.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Washington, D.C.
  • Dean, D.L. and Mayo, C.M.  (April, 2013).  HIV/AIDS UPDATE! Neurological manifestations and the role of the CSD professional.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Washington, D.C.
  • Mayo, C.M., Mayo, R., and Stephenson, P.B.(February, 2013). Beyond GPAs and GREs: Preparing students for graduate admissions and graduate studies through essential functions.  Presented at the 2013 Lilly Conference on Teaching and Learning, Greensboro, NC.
  • Abulibdeh, S.G. and Mayo, C.M.  (April, 2012).  Foreign accent syndrome.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Raleigh, NC.
  • Forbes, S.J., Mayo, C.M. and Mayo, R.  (April, 2012).  Pathways to the profession: The college scholar-athlete.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Raleigh, NC.
  • King, C.D. and Mayo, C.M.  (April, 2012).  Chronic traumatic encephalopathy in athletes.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Raleigh, NC.
  • Mitchell, K.K. and Mayo, C.M.  (April, 2012).  Nutritional analysis of food additives: Implications for communication disorders.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Raleigh, NC.
  • Stephenson, P.B. and Mayo, C.M.  (April, 2012).  Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Impact on communication, cognition and swallowing in children.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing,
  • Mayo, R., McIntyre, K, Hedrick, A., and Mayo, C.M.  (April, 2012).  A journal content analysis study of women who stutter.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Raleigh, NC.
  • Mayo, C.M. (2012, February).  Evolving from notebook to e-portfolios for promotion and tenure: The fantastic voyage.  Presented at the 2012 Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Greensboro, NC.
  • Mayo, C.M.  (2011, April). Knowledge of communication wellness in middle school-age students.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Mayo, C. M. and Mayo, R. (2011, February).  Teaching concepts with comics:  The case for Grandpa Jim.  Presented at the 2011  Lilly South Conference on College and University Teaching. Greensboro, NC.
  • Mayo, R. & Mayo, C.M. (2010, November). Listeners' unguarded reactions to stuttering.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Mayo, C. M., Mayo, R., and Cox., T. (2010 September). CSD students’ knowledge of communication wellness and Healthy People 2010/2020.  Presented at the Annual Fall Convention of the North Carolina Speech, Hearing, Language Association, Greensboro, NC.
  • Mayo, C.M., Mayo, R and Bryant, T. (2010, April). CSD students’ knowledge of communication wellness and Healthy People 2010/2020.  Presented at the Annual Spring Convention of the North Carolina Speech, Hearing and Language Association, Research Triangle Park, NC.
  • Stevens, J., Anthony, K., Mayo, R., and  Mayo, C. M. (2010, April). Essential functions? Public perceptions of dialect/accent usage by speech-language pathologists.  Presented at the Annual Spring Convention of the North Carolina Speech, Hearing, Language Association, Durham, NC.
  • Mayo, C. M. and Mayo, R. (2010, April). A new decade with new directions: Healthy People 2020.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Tampa, FL.
  • Mayo, R., Mayfield-Clarke, A. B., and Mayo, C. M. (2009, November). Enhancing the success of students of color through research mentoring. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • Mayo, C. M. and Mayo, R. (2009, November). SLP students' knowledge of Healthy People 2020. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • Mayo, C.M., Mitchell, C., Johnson, L. and Mayo, R (2009, April).  College students’ awareness of communication wellness and Healthy People 2010.  Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Atlanta, GA.
  • Stevens, J., Cooke, J., Jones, J., Mayo, R., and Mayo, C.M. (2009, April). Enhancing communication wellness in an African American community.   Presented at the Annual Convention of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing, Atlanta, GA.
  • Sugg, M., Hayden, G, Mayo, C.M. and Miller K . (2009, April).  Depictions of adult language disorders in “Reel” media).  Presented at the Annual Convention of the North Carolina Speech, Hearing, and Language Association, Raleigh, NC.
  • Mayo, R., Mayfield-Clarke, A.B., and Mayo, C.M.  (2009, February).  Enhancing success of students of color through research mentoring.  Presented at the 26th Academic Chairpersons Conference, Orlando, FL.

Professional Certification: 

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) American Speech Language-Hearing Association, 1977 - Present
  • Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, State of North Carolina, Lic. # 8406, 1991 – Present
  • Licensed Speech-Language Pathology, State of Pennsylvania, August 2014

OTHER

Professional Association Committees

  • Member and Reviewer, General Interest: Cross Disciplinary and Other Review Subcommittee, 2013 Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  • Elected Executive Board Member and Secretary to Board of the National Black Association for Speech, Language and Hearing. 2010-2013
  • Elected Alternate Faculty Senate Representative:  Department of English, 2011-2013, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC
  • Appointed Chairperson, Awards Committee, National Association of Medical Minority Educators 2005-2006

Editorial Reviewer

  • ECHO, Journal of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing

Awards

  • Recipient of the 2010 Cecil G. Sheps NC-HCAP Leadership Award,  Presented by the North Carolina Health Careers Access Program (NC-HCAP), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, July 2010
  • Award for Continuing Education (ACE),   American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2007, 2010
  • Fellow of the Lakin Institute: Mentoring African-American Future Leaders in Higher Education Birmingham, AL, Class of 2004-2005

Recent Grant Activity

Intramural

  • Academy for Teaching and Learning , North Carolina A & T State University
    Grant Awarded to Present at and  attend the 2013 Lilly South Conference on University and College Teaching: Author and Principle Investigator, FUNDED $400 (Spring 2013)
  • Academy for Teaching and Learning , North Carolina A & T State University
    Grant Awarded to Present at and attend the 2010 Lilly South Conference on University and College Teaching: Author and Principle Investigator, FUNDED $400 (Spring 2011)
  • Academy for Teaching and Learning, North Carolina A & T State University
    Grant Awarded to Present at and attend the 2010 Lilly South Conference on University and College Teaching: Author and Principle Investigator, FUNDED $400 (Spring 2010)
  • Office of International Development, North Carolina Central University
    Overseas Trip Funding:  Ghana, West Africa Author and Principle Investigator, FUNDED, $1,000 (Fall, 2008)

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