MARISSA BARRERA, PhD, MSCS, CCC-SLP
Assistant Dean of Health Science, Associate Professor & Program Director – MedSLP
Yeshiva University/ Katz School of Science & Health
Dr. Marissa A. Barrera is the Assistant Dean of Health Sciences and the Department Chair of the Graduate Program in Medical Speech-Language Pathology at Katz School of Science and Health, Yeshiva University, New York, NY. She also serves as faculty at Nova Southeastern (FL) and Baylor University (TX). Dr. Barrera is the owner of New York Neurogenic Speech-Language Pathology, P.C. in New York City and mentors clinicians in the areas of dysphagia, motor speech, and adult cognitive-linguistic disorders.
Dr. Barrera is a recognized expert on the use of modalities (NMES, sEMG, neuromuscular taping, ultrasound) for speech and swallowing rehabilitation and provides clinical training courses globally. As a researcher and author, Dr. Barrera has lectured in over 15 countries and has several peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and over 80 research abstracts.
Dr. Barrera has been featured in Womens Health, Vice Magazine, ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathology, and CBS News. She is passionate Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist (MSCS) and a member of the prestigious Clinical Advisory Committee of the National MS Society and the MS Foundation Advisory Board.
- Swallowing Screen for Dysphagia: What RDNs Need to Know
Tuesday, October 11
9:45 AM – 11:15 AM