Mabel L. Rice, PhD

Year Inducted


Career Field

Child Language


  • Director of the Child Language Program, the first such program of its kind in the nation
  • Nationally recognized, widely cited expert in the scientific recognition and practical advances of speech-language pathology
  • Popular presenter of seminars for fellow professionals and organizations such as the Menninger Foundation and Children’s Television Workshop
  • Considered one of the most successful grant-getters at KU
  • 1988: selected as a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association