Aquiles Iglesias, the founding director of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program in the University of Delaware’s College of Health Sciences and an internationally recognized expert in the assessment of language disorders in bilingual children, has been named the Unidel Katherine L. Esterly Chair in Health Sciences. 

The Unidel Chair in Health Sciences is named for the late Dr. Katherine L. “Kitty” Esterly, a pioneer in Delaware healthcare and recipient of the University’s Medal of Distinction who was passionate about the role of nurses in the care of children and their families. Dr. Esterly died in 2014, the same year Iglesias was hired at UD to develop the state’s first graduate program in speech-language pathology. Read more in this UDaily article

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