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Grace J Hao

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Chair, Allied Professions
(919) 530-7836
(919) 530-7975
1032 H. M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building


Administrative Responsibilities:

Program Coordinator, Communication Disorders Program, 2014-2017
Chair, Department of Allied Professions, 2017-current


1. EDSH 5790: Cultural Immersion and Study abroad
2. EDSH 5795: Transgender Voice & Communication Therapy
3. EDSH 5795: Autism Spectrum Disorders
4. EDSH 5724: Dysphagia
5. EDSH 5770: Voice Disorders
6. EDSH 5722: Adult Language Disorders
7. EDSH 5721: Motor Speech Disorders
8. EDSH 5795: Bilingualism
9. EDSH 5795: Feeding Disorders
10. EDSH 5726: Craniofacial Disorders


Dr. Grace Hao, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a Professor at Communication Disorders Program. She currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Allied Professions after serving as the program coordinator for the Communication Disorders program for three years. Dr. Hao teaches a variety of course works in the Communication Disorders program which covers a wide spectrum of disorders and age groups. Her primary research interests include Autism Spectrum disorders, feeding disorders, dysphagia, and voice disorders. Dr. Hao is the founder and Clinical Director of the Transgender Voice and Communication clinic at North Carolina Central University Speech and Hearing Clinic. Dr. Hao promotes the graduate clinician training as an integrated framework of course work, clinical hands-on training, community outreach activities, Interprofessional Practice, and global engagement. For the past decades, she has been actively engaged in International outreach and collaborations, and organized and lead four study abroad trips. She has also been frequently invited to be lecture and present abroad. She is currently serving as the president of Chinese International Speech-language and Hearing Association.

Research Interests

Grace Hao, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a professor in the Communication Disorders Program. Her primary research interests include Autism Spectrum disorders, feeding disorders, dysphagia, and voice disorders.


PhD Ohio University 2002
MS China Medical College 1997
MD Southeast University 1994


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