The University of Iowa

Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center

Wendell Johnson

Honoree: Wendell Johnson
1906 - 1965

Achievements:

  • Graduated University of Iowa BA (1928), MA (1929), PhD (1931)
  • Served as director of UI's Speech Clinic (1943) and served as chief administrative officer of the Iowa Program in Speech Pathology (1947)
  • Chaired the UI Council on Speech Pathology and Audiology (1951)
  • Forerunner of the department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
  • Edited the Iowa Literary Magazine (1928)
  • Became the Louis W. Hill Research Professor (1963)

Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center

 

Description of facility:

The Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center houses the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The University of Iowa and is one of the oldest and largest programs of its kind. The department trains students and serves clients with speech, language, and hearing disorders. 

Address: 250 Hawkins Drive
Year built: 1967
Additional building information and map: Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center

Aerial View of Building