DepartmentCommunication Sciences and Disorders
Biola AffiliationsEmployee, Faculty


  • M.A., Speech-Pathology, California State University, Los Angeles
  • M.S., Educational Administration, California State University, Fullerton
  • B.A., Communicative Disorders, California State University, Fullerton

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Professor Uranga-Hernandez has been married to her husband Ralph for 17 years. They have four children -- two boys and two girls -- and their family attends Redemption Hill Church in Whittier (previously known as Whittier Hills Baptist Church). Prior to coming to Biola, Professor Hernandez worked as a public school speech pathologist and program specialist. She continues to work with nearby public schools conducting independent educational evaluations in the area of speech and language and is currently working on her Dissertation: Exploring the Experiences of Children with Autism in the Church.

Research Interests

  • Pedriatic Population
  • Autism
  • Bilingual/Multicultural assessment and intervention
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