Wang Nan Mai, SLP (Dept. of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan) became a member of the LIH Healthcare Consultant Advisory Board in October. She will routinely consult with speech-language teams throughout LIH Healthcare.
As a speech-language consultant on the Consultant Advisory Board, Wang Nan Mai will support development of clinical training programs and best practice service models for inpatient and outpatient settings. In addition, she will support LIH Healthcare’s efforts to identify and recruit highly-qualified speech-language therapists to provide leadership in this field.
Wang Nan Mai’s expertise makes her an excellent fit to facilitate teaching and research activities throughout LIH Healthcare, as well as to support collaborative research projects with strategic partners.
Nan Mai’s unique background in speech-language therapy combines professional degrees from Soochow University in Taiwan, Minnesota State University in the United States, and 30 years of extensive clinical and teaching experience as one of the few researchers in the early development of speech development assessment models in Taiwan. In the early years, she led the initiative to construct teaching curriculum and labs for the Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology.
Nan Mai has served in many leadership roles. Aside from being the director of the Department of Audiology and Speech at Chung Shan Medical University for 6 years, she is the Chairman of the Asia Pacific Society of Speech, Language and Hearing (APSSLH), and a committee member of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication.