Dr. Spencer is the Program Director of Communication Disorders and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education/ Communication Disorders. She was an assistant professor for 3 years at State University of NY in Geneseo, and holds a complimentary appointment as an Investigator on the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Children’s Cochlear Implant Project where she was an assistant research scientist and a research assistant for over a decade. She collaborates with researchers at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Rochester, NY and with a research team in Oslo, Norway. Her interests include examining the speech-language and literacy development of children with hearing loss and also those who use cochlear implants. Read more…
Dr. Choudhury is the Director of Audiology and College Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education & Communication Disorders.
Dr. Choudhury received a Doctor of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Previously, she worked at the House Ear Institute in Los Angeles. Dr. Choudhury is experienced in providing comprehensive audiological evaluations for adults and pediatric patients, specializing in hearing devices, and neurodiagnostic assessments. She takes immense interest in helping her patients cope with hearing loss, in teaching compensatory strategies and helping patients and their families come to a better understanding of the impact of hearing loss.
Dr. Choudhury holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed as an audiologist by the state of New Mexico.
Dr. Mishra is an Audiologist for the College Community Clinics and Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education & Communication Disorders. Dr. Mishra earned his PhD in Audiology from the University of Southampton, England. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Carolina Abdala in Development of Human Auditory Function Laboratory at the House Ear Institute, Los Angeles. Dr. Mishra holds clinical competence certificate in Audiology from the American Speech Language & Hearing Association. Read more…
Tenecia N. Trammel-Yeboah
Ms. Trammel-Yeboah presently serves as College Assistant Professor and the new Coordinator of Clinical Services for the Edgar R. Garrett Speech and Hearing Center. She brings to the program 15 years of experience in a variety of settings, including early intervention, school-based programs, Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs), and private practice. Ms. Trammel-Yeboah looks forward to continuing a legacy of excellence through the ERG Speech and Hearing Center, as she seeks it to be a bridge between the community of Las Cruces, and the dynamic Communication Disorders program at NMSU.
Interim Department Head, SPED/CD
Professor, Kinesiology: Clinical Exercise Science