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Northwestern School of Communication

Clinical Services

With a command of both basic science and applied clinical science, School of Communication enjoys a stellar reputation as a clinical powerhouse.


Clinical Centers

These centers and others enable the School of Communication to excel in translational research, or the process of using clinical evidence and lab research to inform clinical services and practice. 

Northwestern University Center for Audiology, Speech, Language, and Learning (NUCASLL)

NUCASLL serves the diverse greater Chicago community through excellence in clinical care, cutting-edge research, and student development.

Offering extensive services in audiology, speech-language pathology, learning evaluations, and community wellness initiatives, the center additionally acts as a leading-edge teaching facility for students and a valuable research arm for tenure-track faculty in the School of Communication.  

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Hugh Knowles Center for Clinical and Basic Science in Hearing and its Disorders 

The Knowles Center is dedicated to making advancements in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of hearing disorders.

By promoting an interdisciplinary approach to hearing and its disorders that includes the natural sciences of audiology, neurology, medicine, physics, and engineering, as well as the social sciences and humanities, the Center garners the attention and participation of leading scholars and professionals from around the world. 

Learn more about Knowles Center