Faculty & Staff

 

Faculty

Heather Bonilha

Heather Shaw Bonilha, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Director, Division of Speech-Language Pathology
Co-Director, Division of Health & Rehabilitation Science
Medical Director for Speech-Language Pathology
843-792-2527 | bonilhah@musc.edu

Lori Ann Ferraro 

Lori-Ann Ferraro, MA, CCC-SLP

SLP Director of Clinical Education
Assistant Professor
843-792-6946 | ferrarlo@musc.edu

 

 

Staff

Rebecca Becca Barry 

Rebecca Barry

Assistant Director of Student Services
Office of Student Services
843-792-5323 | barryr@musc.edu

Lauren Funke 

Lauren Funke

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

Melissa Greene 

Melissa Greene

Program Coordinator
Clinical Education
843-792-4036 | serranom@musc.edu

Diane Haskins 

Diane Haskins

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

Aroo Arundhati Isadas 

Aroo Sonekar

SLP Program Recruitment
Assistant Director of Student Life & Recruitment
Office of Student Life and Recruitment
843-792-7422 | isadas@musc.edu

Katie Weas 

Katie Weas

Business Manager
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
843-792-8542 | weask@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 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

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

Maclain Edwards

Maclain Edwards, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Areas of expertise: Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Cleft Lip/Palate, Craniofacial Anomalies, Early Childhood Language Development

Carley Evans

Carley Evans, MS, BA

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health

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

Mary-Chase GodwinMary-Chase Godwin, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Acute Care, Dysphagia, Trachs and Vents, Neurological Disorders, Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

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

Kimberly Phillips Ibinger HeadshotKim Phillips Ibinger, MS, CCC-SLP

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

Tiffany Johnson

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

Brian Martin 

Brian Martin, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Head and Neck Cancer Including Laryngectomy Management, Pre and Post-operative Evaluation and Treatment of Speech and Swallowing, Management of Radiation-Induced Speech and Swallowing Disorders

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

Anne MerkelAnne Merkel, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Acquired Neurogenic Disorders of Cognitive-Communication, Language and Dysphagia Resulting from Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, or Progressive Neurologic Diseases

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

Katie Murphy 

Katie Murphy Williams, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Acute Care, Acute Stroke Management and Other Acute Neurological Disorders, ALS, Dysphagia, Aphasia

Jordan Patrick 

Jordan Patrick, MSP, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Acute Care

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

Krysten Sears 

Krysten Sears, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Voice and Swallow in Professional Voice Users, Head and Neck Cancer, Movement Disorders

Shannon Swartz 

Shannon Swartz, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Adult Acute Care with Special Interest in Trauma and Burn Injuries, Dysphagia, Cognitive-communication Disorders, LSVT Certified

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

Caroline Warren 

Caroline Warren, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist, MUSC Health
Areas of Expertise: Dysphagia, Trachs/Vents, and Laryngology Practice Support

Leslie Wilfong 

Leslie Wilfong, MSP, CCC-SLP

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