Name: Helen GRECH
Country: Malta
Degrees: Ph.D.
Current job title: Professor, Head of Department
Institution: University of Malta
Short autobiography:

Professor Helen Grech is the Head of the Department of Communication Therapy within the Faculty of Health

Sciences of the University of Malta. She Is a registered audiologist and speech-language pathologist. Her research

Interests are related to speech and language acquislt!on and disorders fn multilingual populations. Helen Grech has

been Involved in a number of cross-linguistic research projects and Inter-Governmental COST Actions. She was

awarded several research grants such as a Marie Curie Intra-European Research Fellowship and a 4-year FP6

project, funded by the European Commission. She is a regular research grant reviewer. Helen Grech is the

Immediate Past President of the International Association of Logopaedics and Phoniatrlcs.

Reason for joining: Interested in speech disorders related to Cleft lip and Palate and other Craniofacial disorders
Current research interest in relation to the COST Action: Speech sound acquisition and disorders in monolingual and multilingual children
COST Actions Outcomes:
E-mail: helen.grech@um.edu.mt
Link to institution: www.um.edu.mt