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Ann W. Kummer

Senior Director, Division of Speech-Language Pathology

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

3333 Burnet Avenue

Cincinnati, Ohio,45229

United States

Company Description

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center ranks third in the nation among all Honor Roll hospitals in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Children's Hospitals. It is also ranked in the top 10 for all 10 pediatric specialties, including a #1 ranking in pul... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Professor of Otolaryngology

University of Cincinnati , College of Medicine


Affiliations

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Fellow


EarthSpeak LLC

Advisory Board Member


RSF-EARTHSPEAK

Advisory Board Member


Hyderabad Cleft Society

Medical Advisory Board Member


ASHA

Fellow


Craniofacial

Member of the Anomaly Team


American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

Active Member


American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation

Fellow


Education

Ph.D.


bachelor's degree

Indiana University


master's degree

Indiana University


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Advisory board | RSF-EARTHSPEAK

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Ann W. Kummer, PhD
Ann W. Kummer, PhD Ann W. Kummer, PhD, is senior director of the Speech Pathology department at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The department is one of the largest and most respected pediatric speech pathology programs in the country. With over 90 on staff, the department provides inpatient, outpatient, and home-based services at the main location, and outpatient services at eight satellite locations. Dr. Kummer specializes in cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies. She lectures extensively on this topic, has many publications, and is author of a book titled Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: The Effects on Speech and Resonance, Delmar-Thomson Learning, 2001. She is an ASHA fellow.


RSF-EARTHSPEAK - advisory board

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MaEARTHSPEAK advisory board Anne Plummer Bedwinek, PhD Elizabeth Dakin Pam Davison, PhD David Dingman, MD, FACS Charlotte Ducote, PhD, CCC-SLP Suzanne Falces, MEd Leonard Furlow, MD, FACS Haskell Gruber, DDS David P. Kuehn, PhD Ann W. Kummer, PhD Maria Lundberg, Speech and Language Pathologist Patricia Pattison, RN, MSN Stephen Schendel, MD, DDS Marshall Shoquist, PhD Nick Sieveking, PhD Hale Tolleth, MD Judith Trost-Cardamone, PhD, CCC-SLP Lance Tsugawa, Speech and Language Pathologist Lars Vistnes, MD, FACS David Werner, Director of Healthwrights F.
Professor Kuehn has published over 90 articles and has presented over 140 papers at scholarly meetings. Ann W. Kummer, PhD Ann W. Kummer, PhD, is senior director of the Speech Pathology department at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Kummer specializes in cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies. She lectures extensively on this topic, has many publications, and is author of a book titled Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: The Effects on Speech and Resonance, Delmar-Thomson Learning, 2001.


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Dr. Ann Kummer, Director of Speech Pathology,
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center


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When kids are on devices, said Dr. Ann Kummer, senior director of speech-language pathology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, they're not only missing out on verbal interaction but also physical language.
"What's most important in communication development and also in the development of relationships is direct communication, which means that you look at each other, you have eye contact, you laugh together," she said, "and that is not well done through devices." A majority of speech-language pathologists in the poll said they believe the overuse of technology could cause irreversible damage to the communication skills of future generations. During Better Hearing and Speech Month in May, they are encouraging parents to model safe technology use and set reasonable parameters for their children. Technology isn't bad, Kummer said, but the key is moderation. She said nothing can replace what a child can learn through communicating person to person. "A lot of times, parents are driving and kids are sitting using their devices and there's no talking going on," she said. "I always found in raising my kids that, sometimes, the best conversations were when we were together in the car." Kummer said the significant rise in hearing loss in young people in recent years coincides with an increase in MP3 players and iPods. She suggested encouraging kids to keep the volume at half-level because most hearing loss is irreversible.


www.speechpathology.com

Ann W. Kummer
Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP Ann W. Kummer, PhD, CCC-SLP is Senior Director of the Division of Speech-Language Pathology at Cincinnati Children's and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. Under her direction, the speech-language pathology program at Cincinnati Children's has become the largest pediatric program in the nation and one of the most respected. Dr. Kummer has written numerous articles and book chapters on business practices, and also on cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies. She contributed to the text entitled Business Practices: A Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists (ASHA, 2004). She is also the author of Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: The Effects on Speech and Resonance, 3rd Edition (Cengage Learning, 2014). She has done numerous lectures and seminars nationally and internationally. Dr. Kummer has received many honors, including: Honors of the Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association (OSLHA); the Outstanding Clinician Award from OSHLA; distinguished alumnus award from the College of Allied Health, University of Cincinnati; and she is a Fellow of ASHA. She was named one of the 10 Most Inspiring Women in Cincinnati in 2007. Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Ann Kummer is employed by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, SpeechPathology.com's cooperative partner for this event. She contributed to the text entitled Business Practices: A Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists (ASHA, 2004). Ann Kummer personifies all five of the sources of power she described and exemplifies the characteristics of effective leaders. For this presentation she enlists the "power of expertise" to which she has a lot. Experience, skill and knowledge is what she has in regard to being a leader, teacher and clinician.


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