Michelle Weber Dehgan is the Research/Education Coordinator for Speech-Language Pathology at TIRR Memorial Hermann, as well as, a practicing clinician. She graduated with Communication Sciences & Disorders degrees from The University of Texas @ Austin (BS) in 1995 and The University of Houston (MA) in 1997. She has completed additional education and training in research & epidemiology. She has special interests in dysphagia, brain injury, ethics, spinal cord injury, and supervision. She became Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing & Swallowing Disorders in 2007 (pediatrics & adults). She is the ASHA CE administrator for Memorial Hermann Health System and for The Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals. She presents locally and nationally on topics related to medical speech-language pathology. She is a current an active member of ASHA, the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals, Dysphagia Research Society, Special Interest Division 11 on Supervision & Administration, Special Interest Division 13 on Swallowing & Swallowing Disorders, and Special Interest Division 17 on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders. She is the recipient of 14 ACE awards from ASHA. She is involved in streaming the electronic medical record, promoting evidence based practice, development/teaching of clinical reasoning and quality improvement. In addition, she is a mentor with The MedSLP Collective and enjoys fostering the growth of a new generation of clinicians.