Mary Ellen Tekieli Koay, PhD, CCC-SLP, FASHA
Upon completion of her PhD degree at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Dr. Tekieli Koay joined the faculty in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at West Virginia University, where she is Professor and has taught, conducted research, supervised clinic, and served as Director of Graduate Studies over the past 43 years. She also served as Chairperson of the Department. Dr. Tekieli Koay has extensive experience teaching a wide variety of graduate and undergraduate courses with special emphasis in the areas of neuroanatomy and physiology, neuropathologies, and auditory processing disorders. She has over 280 international, national, regional, state, and local presentations and has presented all over the world. Her research interests include professional issues focusing on graduate education in speech-language pathology and audiology and auditory processing in children. Dr. Tekieli Koay is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.