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Robert Mayo

Robert Mayo is a Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). He received his B.A. from George Washington University, his M.A. from The Ohio State University, and his Ph.D. from Memphis State University (now the University of Memphis). He completed a NIH postdoctoral fellowship in Craniofacial Anomalies at the University of North Carolina Craniofacial Center. His recent research and works have focused on public perceptions of persons who stutter, health disparities among populations with communication disorders, personnel preparation in communication sciences and disorders and communication wellness. Additional research has focused on public awareness of stuttering across cultures and modifying attitudes toward persons who stutter. He has served as a reviewer for American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools and is the former editor of Echo: The Journal of the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing. He teaches the graduate fluency disorders course and the professional issues and ethics course for the department. His clinical interests include fluency disorders, craniofacial anomalies, and voice disorders. He is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and received the Scholar-Mentor Award from the National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing.

There are 11 included publications by Robert Mayo :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
The bidialectal aural rehabilitation protocol (BARP). 1982 341 In 1980, the Committee on Rehabilitative Audiology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association drafted a list of proposed minimal competencies requisite for professionals providing aural rehabilitation services (Asha, 1980). Among the ...
A comparison of nasalance values in tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis and normal laryngeal speakers. 2012 124 The purpose of this study was to compare nasalance values in tracheoesophageal (TE) voice prosthesis and laryngeal speakers. Nasalance measures were obtained from 10 age-matched male TE speakers and 10 healthy male laryngeal speakers reading the Zoo...
Controlling changes in vocal tract resistance 1992 360 There is some evidence that speech aerodynamics follows the rules of a regulating system. The purpose of the present study was to assess how the speech system manages perturbations that produce "errors" within the system. Three experimental approache...
Effects of short-term endotracheal intubation on vocal function 1990 1127 Transient voice change associated with endotracheal intubation has generally been attributed to vocal fold trauma. To assess the role of altered vocal fold function in transient voice change, a study was designed to evaluate the audio-acoustic, endos...
Guidelines for selecting patients for and terminating patients from aphasia therapy. 1982 245 The continuous influx of patients in need of speech-language pathology services makes it mandatory that speech-language pathologists begin to give careful consideration to the selection process used in identifying those patients with communication di...
Identifying transitory processing behaviors of aphasic persons on writing tasks. 1984 569 Researchers investigating the writing abilities of adult aphasic: persons have focused their attention primarily on the permanent (hard-print) attributes of the patient's written message; that is, on defects in the mechanics of writing, abnormalities...
The need for aggressive pursuit of healthy childhood voice 1989 418 In this paper we argue for the aggressive management of voice disorders. Aggressive management includes early identification, prevention, and treatment of voice disorders. The argument for aggressive management is supported by current incidence trend...
Normative nasalance values across languages. 2011 495 The Nasometer is an objective computer-based instrument designed to measure the acoustic correlates of resonance and velopharyngeal function. The device has proven to be useful for early identification of persons at risk for velopharyngeal dysfunct...
Perspective: A minority within a minority. 2012 109 What do Annie Glenn, Julia Roberts, Carly Simon, and Marilyn Monroe have in common? They are women who stutter. Research involving women who stutter has been limited, was conducted almost exclusively by one researcher, and took place during the 1970s...
Promoting communication wellness in college student-athletes. 2012 146 Communication wellness involves education and consultation to promote practices that will develop and maintain optimal communication. The purpose of this paper is to present a program designed to promote communication wellness in a group of college ...
Would You Date a Person who Stutters? College Students Respond 2010 1033 The purpose of this study was to identify attitudes toward dating a person who stutters (PWS) held by college students. One hundred and thirty-two college students responded to a 19-item questionnaire. Survey items included questions about particip...