Emeritus Faculty Profile: Lyn Turkstra

Lyn Turkstra, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BC-NCD(A)
Lyn Turkstra, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BC-NCD(A)

We are thrilled to be profiling emeritus Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty members in October and November!

Today, pleased to profile Emeritus Professor Lyn Turkstra. Dr. Turkstra “retired” from UW to start a new graduate SLP program at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. When asked about her hobbies, Dr. Turkstra says that she needs to develop some before she retires in a few years!

Dr. Turkstra’s advice to our students is, “Be thankful that you’re at an amazing program and are getting a world-class education.”

Dr. Turkstra gave an excellent ProSem to our department on October 19 entitled, “Traumatic brain injury and intimate partner violence”. Her advice to current faculty is, “Come to Canada.