Speech Language Pathology Staff

Staff Member Location  Expertise
Alice Silbergleit, Ph.D.
Director
West Bloomfield
Main Campus  
Voice and upper airway disorders, dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, LSVT, transgender voice therapy
Jennifer Peacock, M.A.
Assistant Director
Main Campus   Adult neurological disorders, stuttering, LSVT
Ramya Konnai, Ph.D.
West Bloomfield  

Voice and upper airway disorders, dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, LSVT, Parkinson research, ALS, transgender voice therapy

Christy Schweitzer, M.A. 
Pediatric Coordinator 
Cottage
Hamtramck
Pediatric speech/language disorders, dysphagia, adult neurogenic disorders, adult and pediatric voice disorders

Scott Kienzle, M.A.  
Inpatient Coordinator
Main Campus Acute care, dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, trach/vent patient management including Passy-Muir Speaking Valve, voice restoration following laryngectomy
Erica Boettcher, M.A.  
Inpatient Coordinator
West Bloomfield Acute care, dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, trach/vent patient management including Passy-Muir Speaking Valve, voice restoration following laryngectomy
Tausha Beardsley, M.A.
Contingent
Acute care, dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, trach/vent patient management including Passy-Muir Speaking Valve 
Emily Boguth, M.A., CCC-SLP
Main Campus
Acute care, dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, trach/vent patient management including Passy-Muir Speaking Valve 
Kari Burton, M.A.
Main Campus
Acute care, dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, trach/vent patient management including Passy-Muir Speaking Valve
Megan Carlson, M.S.    Main Campus  

Rehabilitation of head and neck cancer, dysphagia

Tim Carrier, M.A. Main Campus Acute care dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, trach/vent patient management including Passy-Muir Speaking Valve
Kristen Gifford, M.A.
Contingent
Acute care, dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, trach/vent patient management including Passy-Muir Speaking Valve 
Cindy Grywalski, M.A.   Main Campus
Allen Park

Voice and upper airway disorders, rehabilitation of head and neck cancer, adult neurological disorders, dysphagia, ALS, LSVT, transgender voice therapy

Krysten Isabell, M.A.   Main Campus

Acute care dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, trach/vent patient management including Passy-Muir Speaking Valve

Danielle Kaminske, M.A.   Main Campus 
Allen Park   

Pediatric speech/language disorders, adult and infant dysphagia, cleft palate

Lindsey Kessler-Monson, M.S.  Contingent

Acute care, dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, trach/vent patient management including Passy-Muir Speaking Valve

Emily LeRose, M.A. Ford Road

Pediatric speech/language disorders

Anjli Lodhavia, M.S.
Lakeside
West Bloomfield
Voice and upper airway disorders, adult neurological disorders, dysphagia, transgender voice therapy
Rachel McKenna, M.A.
Main Campus
West Bloomfield
Pediatric speech/language disorders
Maggie Schneider, M.A. Troy Pediatric speech/language disorders
Calissa Smith, M.A.
Ford Road
Southfield
Pediatric speech/language disorders
Emily Sykes, M.A., CCC-SLP
Ford Road
Pediatric speech/language disorders
Jennifer Turnbull, M.A. West Bloomfield
Main Campus
Acute care dysphagia, adult neurological disorders, trach/vent patient management including Passy-Muir Speaking Valve
Diana Walker, M.A.    Main Campus  

Rehabilitation of head and neck cancer, dysphagia

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