Dr.Kala Samayan

Dr.Kala Samayan

Professor & HOD i/c

Name: Dr. Kala Samayan

Designation: Professor & HOD i/c 

Qualification: PhD, MSc (ASLP), MA (Ling.)

Experience: 22 Years

Specialty: Audiology and Speech Language Pathology

Area of Interest: Pediatric Audiology, Rehabilitation Audiology, Speech Sound Disorders, Dysphagia, Neurogenic Speech Language Disorders in Children, Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Clinical Linguistics

Achievements and Awards:

  • Research Excellence Award 2023 InSc-Institute of Scholars.
  • Recognized as a Reviewer of InSc. International publishing platforms and also Technical Events under the Stream: Basic and Medical Sciences-2023
  • Women Researcher Award at INSO Conference, International Conference for Award Winners in Engineering, Science and Medicine on 15 th April 2023, Pondicherry.
  • Aishwarya. N, Dr. Selvarajan G, Dr. Kala Samayan (2023). Evaluating the Features of Individuals with Persistent Postural Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD) Co-Existing with Vestibular Migraine: Case Series. Best paper award at DPRC 2023 at SRMIST, KTR.
  • Keren Oviya Babu, Kala Samayan (2022) Best Research Paper award at National Conference, Tribal Welfare Department of Government of Tamil Nadu & GOI titled on Ear and Hearing Health: Practices of the Toda Tribes of Nilgiri Hills.
  • Akila Palani, Kala Samayan (2011). Best paper award at 1st TAN-ISHACON Trichy paper titled Phonological Awareness and Orthographic Skills- A Comparative Study between Typically Developing vs ADHD Tamil Speaking Children.
  • Ramsankar, Kala Samayan -Best paper award for “Phonological Processes in younger & older Tamil-Telugu Bilingual children” (oral) in Andhra Pradesh Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist Association held at Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh from 12-08-23 to 13-08-23.
  • Ramsankar, Kala Samayan -Best paper award for “Phonological Processes in 2.6 to 3.5 years old Telugu-Tamil Bilingual Children” (oral) in international seminar on Dravidian Linguistics: Research Opportunities and Challenges held at Chidambaram on 12-06-23.
  • Journal paper reviewer in International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation (2015) , Journal of Autism and developmental Disorders (2018) and Journal of Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity (2024).
  • Test Tool Reviewer- CVLT-California Verbal Learning Test-Second Edition, Pearson (2020)
  • RCI expert member for conducting joint assessment of training institute for new and extension of BASLP, MSc (Audiology) and MSc (SLP) Programs
  • Interview panel member for selecting Group A, Group B and Group C positions.