Pam Hart

Department Chair <br />Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Health and Human Services
Van Ackeren 408


Ph.D. Communication Sciences and Disorders, Wichita State University
M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, University of Central Missouri
B.S. Speech-Language Pathology, University of Central Missouri

Professional Licensures and Certifications 

Speech Language Pathologist State of Missouri, Board of the Healing Arts - 1999
Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech Language Hearing Association - 1999


Pam Hart, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the department of communication sciences and disorders. She teaches courses in the areas of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), child language, autism spectrum disorders and research methods. 

Hart's research interests include language and literacy development for individuals who use AAC, interprofessional collaboration in health sciences and effective pedagogy in communication sciences and disorders academic programs. 

She has published and presented on these topics many times at state, national and international levels. 

Hart is a graduate of the ASHA Leadership Development Program and has previously served at the national level as the Missouri representative to the ASHA Advisory Council. She is a member of the ASHA special interest group on AAC.