For release: June 24, 2010
For press information, contact Curt Guenther, 901/678-2843
The University of Memphis School of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology will host
the Elizabeth J. Webster Visiting Scholar Institute on July 8. The day-long session
(9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) will be held in the Auditorium of the Memphis Speech and Hearing
Center, 807 Jefferson Street in Memphis.
Dr. Robert Neimeyer
Speakers on the topic of “Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends: Meaning-making in Communication
Therapy” will be Dr. Robert Neimeyer of the University of Memphis and Dr. Anthony
DiLollo of Wichita State University.
Neimeyer is a professor of psychology, whose special area of expertise is psychotherapy
research. He also maintains an active clinical practice. The author of 23 books, he
is a recognized authority on the topics of death, grief, loss, and suicide intervention.
Dr. Anthony DiLollo
DiLollo, an associate professor of speech-language pathology, specializes in the counseling
of persons with communication disorders and in factors related to effective therapy.
He is also an alumnus of the School of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
The seminar is free, but reservations are requested. They can be made by phone at
901-678-5800 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Elizabeth Webster was a poet, a painter, and an author, as well as an educator
in the areas of audiology and speech-language pathology. She was also a champion of
lifelong learning. The Institute was established in the spirit of maintaining, developing,
and passing along to future generations her contributions to the professions of audiology
and speech-language pathology. More information about the seminar is available from
Lendon Ellis by phone at 901-678-5288 or via email to email@example.com
Dr. Betty Webster