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Misericordia University speech-language pathology student-faculty research teams made a series of scholarly presentations at the 11th Oxford Dysfluency Conference, “Challenge and Change,’’ at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom in September. Danielle Spagnuolo, of Wyoming, was among the Misericordia students who participated. Spagnuolo, along with fellow student researcher D’manda Price, Paterson, New Jersey, collaborated with Glen Tellis, Ph.D., professor and chairman, Misericordia Department of Speech-Language Pathology; Nina R. Santus, Ph.D., a former post-doctoral fellow at Misericordia and now a clinical assistant professor at the University of Georgia; Rickson C. Mesquita, Ph.D., University of Campinas, Brazil; Sergio L. Novi Jr., Ph.D. candidate, University of Campinas, and Arjun G. Yodh, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, on the presentation, “Cortical Changes during Stretched Speech with Persons who Stutter.’’ This group was one of five to represent Misericordia at the conference. The Oxford Dysfluency Conference is a leading international scientific conferences in the field of disfluency. The conference provides a showcase and forum for discussion and collegial debate among researchers and clinicians about the most current and innovative research and clinical practices. For information about speech-language pathology program at Misericordia University, call 570-674-6400 or visit www.misericordia.edu/slp. Student and faculty researchers who participated in the conference, first row, from left, are Danielle Spagnuolo, Wyoming, and Cara Imbalzano, Roaring Brook Twp. Second row: Noah Schweiger, Barton, New York; Glen Tellis, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Misericordia University, and D’manda Price, Paterson, New Jersey.