Expert in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders
Expert ID: 736634 Pennsylvania, USA
• Dysphagia Specialist, adult population
• Rehabilitation/geriatric expertise
• Voice Specialist – Parkinson’s Disorders
• Speech-Language rehabilitation
• Student and Clinical Fellow training
• Family and patient education/staff training
• Presentations at the local, state, national level
|Year: 2018||Degree: Doctor / SLPD||Subject: Speech Pathology||Institution: NSU- Nova Southeastern University, Florida|
|Year: 1990||Degree: Masters of Science||Subject: Communication Sciences and Disorders||Institution: Hunter College, NYC|
|Year: 1978||Degree: Master's||Subject: Psychology||Institution: University of Bucharest/Romania|
|Years: 1996 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Speech Pathologist||Department: Rehabilitation||Responsibilities: Evaluation and treatment of adult population in acute care and acute rehabilitation.
Educating and training patients, families, staff to understand disorders and follow treatment to achieve best outcomes.
Supervision of Clinical Fellows
|Years: 1996 to 2019||Employer: Genesis Rehab Services||Title: Director of Rehabilitation||Department: Rehabilitation/Speech Pathology||Responsibilities: Oversight of therapy department operations, caseload management, budget management.
Development of clinical programs.
Hiring, performance assessment, development of specific goals for individual and departmental growth.
Act as liaison between rehab department and multiple departments of host facility.
Orientation of new staff.
Staff training, student training, clinical fellow supervision and training.
Evaluation and treatment of geriatric residents.
Family and patient education.
|Years: 2008 to 2012||Employer: Southeastern Home Health||Title: Speech Pathologist||Department:||Responsibilities: Also from 2018-2019
Evaluation and treatment in patients’ own environment.
Education and training of patients and family members to understand disorders and maximize outcomes.
|Associations / Societies|
|ASHA (American Speech and Hearing Assoc.)
American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders
Expert (Dysphagia Research Society)
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders
Vital Stim certification
Licensed in Speech Pathology
|Program Manager, Rehabilitation Department, Genesis Rehab Services
Director of Rehabilitation, Genesis Rehab Services
|Awards / Recognition|
|Master Clinician, Speech Pathology, 7 years|
|Medical / Professional|
|Presented at the local, state and national level.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Number of Cases, Attorney for Plaintiff: 1
Number of Cases, Attorney for Defendant: 1