(NEW) New HOD of Communication Pathology
Posted on 18 January 2011
Congratulations and welcome to Prof Bart Vinck, newly appointed HOD of Communication Pathology.
Professor Dr. Bart Vinck has accepted the position of Head of Department of Communication Pathology and full-time professor in the Faculty of Humanities. His term commenced on 1 January 2011.
Professor Vinck has a Bachelor degree in Speech Therapy and Audiology from the Hogeschool in Ghent, Belgium and a Bachelor and Masters of Sciences in Logopedical and Audiological
Sciences from the University of Ghent in Belgium.
He obtained his PhD in 1998 at the University of Ghent with a thesis entitled “Distortion product otoacoustic emissions : Normative Aspects” The degree was obtained Summa Cum Laude.
From 1998 - December 2010 he was Chief Director for Audiology in the ENT Department of the University Hospital in Ghent, Full-time professor at the University of Ghent, and Director of the Speech and Hearing rehabilitation center at the University Hospital in Ghent. Since 2008 he was extra-ordinary professor at the University of Pretoria.
He started the first tinnitus clinic in Belgium, and launched a European awarded (Best Practice Award) Hearing Conservation programme called "Hearing Coach".
He is author of more than 70 international publications and he is lecturing across the world.