B.S. & M.S., Communication Sciences & Disorders, The Pennsylvania State University 2005 & 2007
Area of Specialization
Adult medical speech-pathology, specifically dysphagia and aphasia. An additional area of interest includes palliative care and the role of speech-language pathologists in the care of patients with advanced illness nearing end-of-life.
Lauren earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Penn State University. Since that time, she has worked in the acute care hospital setting providing services to patients with a variety of acute and chronic illnesses. Lauren joined the team at Loyola Clinical Centers in 2014 where she supervises graduate students in the adult neurogenic clinical rotation. Lauren is a "transplant" to Maryland and enjoys living in the greater Baltimore area.
Achievements (past 5 years)
Member of the Palliative Care A3/Initiative team at Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2015.
Presentation to the Maryland Speech-Language Hearing Association (MSHA) Adult Service Delivery Committee: The Cervical Esophagus: A Review of the Cricopharyngeus Muscle, Zenker's diverticula, and Cervical Esophageal Webs, October 2011.