Kari Lim

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Kari Lim

Clinical Supervisor, Alumni Coordinator



Email: Kari Lim
Office Phone: (202) 994-7363
2115 G Street NW Washington DC 20052

Kari Lim, M.S., CCC-SLP has been a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist for over 15 years. She has a range of clinical experience and has worked in a variety of settings including home health, public schools, and hospitals across the lifespan. Kari has a strong interest in international collaboration and has worked in several capacities with organizations abroad. She has mentored, taught, and supervised students and practitioners in Zambia, Guyana, Ghana, and Cambodia.

Since 2011, Kari has been a clinical supervisor at the GW Speech and Hearing Center in the Pediatric Language Disorders and Accent Modification tracks. Kari is a former board member of the Washington, D.C. Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and a current board member of the D.C. Speech-Language-Hearing Association (DCSHA). She is a recipient of the 2016 Ten Outstanding Young American awards. 

  • Member: American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Member: Special Interest Division 17, Global Issues in CSD (ASHA)
  • Member: District of Columbia Speech-Language Hearing Association (DCSHA)
  • Member: GWU Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Global Initiative
  • Member: GWU Interprofessional Education Committee
  • Member: Department of Health Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Outreach Coordinator: GWU Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Department


Blog Articles and Podcasts

7 Benefits of Clinical Supervision for ASHA Certified SLPs

Setting Up Your Graduate Student for Success

First Bite Podcast 75: Clinical Supervision as told by the SLP President of DC!

First Bite Podcast 93: Clinical Practicums Gone ‘Ka-Boom’ and How to Fix Them

Junior Chamber International: (one of the) Ten Outstanding Young Americans 2016

  • Accent Modification
  • Articulation
  • Autism
  • International Collaboration 
  • Language Development and Disorders

SPHR 4119: Assessment and Modification of Communication Disorders

SPHR 6291: International Collaboration in Speech-Language Pathology, co-educator

EFL 0010: Academic Skills Workshop: Pronunciation

Gelman Workshops: Speak with Confidence

Clinics Supervised

Accent Modification


Speaking with an American Accent: A Guide to General American English Pronunciation (Independently published, March 2022). 

Invited Presentations:

Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) in 2018

Presentation Title: Innovative Approaches to Successful Internships in Speech-Language Pathology

American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, November, 2016; Philadelphia, PA

Presentation Title: ASHA-PAHO Collaboration: Guyana – Road toward Sustainability

Presenters: Kari Comer, Gloria Weddington, Erin Mercer, Pamela Wiley, Keisha Lindsay, Samantha Kleindienst, LaShundra Collins, Sulare Telford

Take2DC Annual Conference in 2016

Presentation Title: Speech and Language Development and Home Strategies



 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy (CHEP) Annual Conference, February, 2016; Blacksburg, VA

Presentation Title: Developing, implementing, and assessing a successful Inter-Professional Education Experience Authors: Kari Comer, Shelley B. Brundage, Rachel Pittmann

 DC Speech and Hearing Association Annual (DCSHA) March, 2016; Washington, DC

Presentation Title: Using Standardized Patients to Prepare Students for Clinical Practicums Authors: Kari Comer, Sally Dudley

 International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP), August, 2016; Dublin Ireland

Presentation Title: Globalization and Speech-Language Pathology: Addressing the needs and challenges of knowledge exchange and service delivery within the global community Authors: Kari Comer, Sylvia Campbell

American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, November, 2016; Philadelphia, PA

Presentation Title: Short-term Summer Study Abroad (STSSA) Nepal—Maximizing Outcomes for Students and the Host Culture Authors: Kari Comer, Sylvia Campbell

International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP), August, 2019; Taipei, Taiwan
Presentation Title: It Takes a Village: Three key strategies for successfully managing community-based externship experiences Authors: Kari Comer, Andy Clare

M.S., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

B.A., Communicative Disorders, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Certificate: Leadership Development, George Washington University, Washington, DC

Clinical Certificate of Competence in Speech Language Pathology

Compton P-ESL Accent Modification Method