Faculty & Staff

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Staff

Lauren Dickerson

Lauren Dickerson

Assistant Director of Student Services
Office of Student Services
843-792-2115 | meltonl@musc.edu

Lauren Funke

Lauren Funke

Human Resources Manager
Department of Clinical Sciences and
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
843-792-7473 | funkel@musc.edu

Lenzee Newman 

Lenzee Newman

Program Coordinator
Clinical Education
843-792-8039 | newmanl@musc.edu

Diane Haskins

Diane Haskins

Program Assistant
Division of Speech-Language Pathology
haskinsd@musc.edu

Rebecca Harty 

Rebecca Harty

Business Manager
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
843-792-3375 | hartyre@musc.edu

 

Affiliate Clinical Faculty

Diane AndrewsDiane Andrews, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Speech & Language, Dysphagia, Down Syndrome

Lauren Berg

Lauren Berg, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Language, Articulation, and Cognitive-Communication Disorders, Alternative and Augmentative Communication, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome

Deena Schwen Blackett 

Deena Schwen Blackett, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Postdoctoral Fellow
Areas of Expertise: Stroke-Related Cognitive-Communication Disorders, Aphasia, Aging, Emotion Processing, Clinical Research 

Julie Blair

Julie Blair, MA, CCC-SLP, Cert LSVT, BCS-S

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Head and Neck Cancer, Trachs and Vents, Dysphagia and Voice Disorders

Heather Bonilha 

Heather Shaw Bonilha Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Department of Health Sciences and Research
Areas of Expertise: Dysphagia, Dysphonia, Academic Mentorship

Priscilla Brown

Priscilla Brown, MSR, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Dysphagia, Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependency, Neurological Disorders


Melissa Cooke

Melissa Cooke, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Pharyngeal and Esophageal Dysphagia, FEES, MBSS, High Resolution Manometry, Voice and Airways Disorders, Head and Neck Cancer, Laryngectomy/TEP, Trach Care


Kate Davidson

Kate Davidson MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Research Associate, Dept. of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Areas of Expertise: Oropharyngeal and Esophageal Dysphagia, Voice Disorders, Head and Neck Cancer, High-Resolution Pharyngoesophageal Manometry, Laryngology Practice Support


Rebecca Dearie

Rebecca Brannon Dearie, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health

Amy Dickson

Amy Dickson, MHA, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Acute Care, Medically Fragile/ICU Population, Trachs and Vents, Dysphagia, Acute Neurological Disorders, Clinical Education

Grea Durkee

Grea Durkee, MSR, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Voice and Swallowing

  
Michelle Geers

Michelle Geers, MS

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health

 

 

Olivia GettysOlivia Gettys, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Acute Care, Trachs & Vents, Adult Dysphagia

Janet Horn headshotJanet Horn, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Program & SLP Manager for Aphasia Clinical Trials, Speech-Language Pathologist
Areas of Expertise: Adult Dysphagia, Adult Aphasia, Stroke-related Disorders, Clinical and Administrative-level Research

Tiffany Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health

Emily Lynn

Emily Lynn, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Swallowing and Language Disorders (especially in neuro patients) and Bilingualism

Elizabeth McDonald

Elizabeth McDonald, MSP, CCC-SLP, LSVT-Loud

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Early Childhood Language Development, Pediatric Language Disorders, Fluency, Augmentative-Alternative Communication, Phonology and Articulation, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome

Samantha McDonald 

Samantha McDonald, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Early Childhood Language Development

Heather McGhee 

Heather McGhee, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Cleft Lip/Palate, Craniofacial Anomalies, Trach/Vent, Velopharyngeal Insufficiency

Keeley McKelvey 

Keeley McKelvey, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Trach/Vent, Early Childhood Language Development, Hearing Loss

Melissa Montiel 

Melissa Montiel, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Cleft Lip/Palate, Craniofacial Anomalies, Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Fluency, Phonology and Articulation, Velopharyngeal Insufficiency

Michelle Moore 

Michelle Donnelly Moore, MSP, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Acute Care, ALS Clinic, Intra-Operative Speech, and Language Mapping

Nevitte Morris 

Nevitte Morris, MS, CCC-SLP, Cert AVT

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Hearing Loss, Auditory Verbal Therapy, Early Childhood Language Development, Pediatric Language Disorders, Phonology and Articulation    

Frances Puckette 

Frances Puckette, MSP, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Early Childhood Language Development, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Pediatric Language Disorders, Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Phonology, Articulation

Erin Reedy 

Erin Reedy, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Dysphagia, Neurologic Disorders, Esophageal Dysphagia

* generic headshotStephanie Schank, MSP, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Early Childhood Language Development

Audra Schiller 

Audra Schiller, MSR, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Acute Care, Dysphagia, Trachs and Vents

Jennifer Skinner

Jennifer Skinner, MS, CCC-SLP

MUSC Health Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute Areas of Expertise: Cognitive-Communication Disorders, Aphasia, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), and Motor-Speech Disorders Resulting from TBI, Stroke, or Progressive Neurologic Diseases

Kikki Thayer 

Kikki Thayer, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Neurogenic Cognitive and/or Communication Disorders in Adolescents and Adults, Pediatric and Adult Concussion/Mild TBI Practice Support

Alison Wilson 

Alison Wilson, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Acute Care, Adult Dysphagia, FEES, and MBSS

 

ADJUNCT FACULTY (Summer and Fall 2024 semesters)

Arielle Abrams, Au.D., CCC-A

Julie Blair, MA, CCC-SLP, Cert LSVT, BCS-S
Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Head and Neck Cancer, Trachs and Vents, Dysphagia and Voice Disorders

Danielle Cassels, Au.D., CCC-A

Stephanie L. Cute, MA, CCC-SLP
Program Manager, Department of Health Sciences and Research, MUSC

Ryan Dyckes, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist, MUSC

Tiffany Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist, MUSC

Heather McGhee, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Cleft Lip/Palate, Craniofacial Anomalies, Trach/Vent, Velopharyngeal Insufficiency

Melissa Montiel, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist, MUSC