UK Health Sciences Professor Receives Excellence in Teaching Award
LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 23, 2014) − Richard D. Andreatta, an associate professor in the Division of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences and a member of the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctorate Program (RHB) graduate faculty, has been named the 2014 recipient of the college’s Kingston Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Andreatta is the director of Undergraduate Studies for CSD, teaches and advises undergraduate and graduate courses in the CSD and RHB programs, and serves as a research mentor. He is also a faculty associate in the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) at the UK College of Medicine. He received his doctorate in Speech Physiology and Neuroscience in 1999 from Indiana University, Bloomington. Andreatta also serves as the director of the Laryngeal & Speech Dynamics Lab.
“The Kingston Award for Excellence in Teaching is a prestigious honor, and it shows how much value our college places on teaching,” said Sharon R. Stewart, interim dean of the UK College of Health Sciences. “Dr. Andreatta is highly respected by undergraduate and graduate students alike. Student evaluations of his teaching are routinely very high, with students indicating that he is a dedicated and caring teacher, who is able to teach difficult content effectively. As the director of Undergraduate Studies for CSD, Dr. Andreatta provides valuable counsel and mentorship to students just entering the profession. As a member of the graduate faculty, he is viewed as an excellent academic and research advisor.”
The Kingston Award was established in recognition of Richard “Dick” Kingston’s creativity and innovation in education. This award recognizes faculty for outstanding contributions and long-term consistent excellence in teaching
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