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Speech-Language Pathology

Core Faculty and Staff

Kate Franklin

Kathleen Franklin, PhD, CCC-SLP

Chair and Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
Associate Professor, Center on Disability and Health
Chief, Division of Speech and Language Pathology at Boston Children’s Health Physicians
Clinical Instructor at Boston Children’s Health Physicians

BA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln 
MS, University of Nebraska, Lincoln 
PhD, University of Nebraska, Lincoln 
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech Language & Hearing Association

Eileen Hunsaker

Eileen Hunsaker, MS, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor
Clinical Educator at Boston Children’s Health Physicians

BS, Brigham Young University 
MS, University of Utah 
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech Language & Hearing Association

Kathleen Kaiser

Kathleen M. Kaiser, MS, CCC-SLP, TSHH

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
Director of Clinical Education
Clinic Director, Boston Children’s Health Physicians
Clinical Instructor at Boston Children’s Health Physicians

BA, Boston College 
MS, Teachers College, Columbia University 
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech Language & Hearing Association

Vikas Grover 

Vikas Grover, PhD, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor
Clinical Educator at Boston Children’s Health Physicians 

M.A., Delhi University, India
M.Phil., Delhi University, India
M.Phil., The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
Ph.D., The Graduate Center, The City University of New York 

Barbara Leader

Barbara J. Leader, MA, CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical Instructor at Boston Children’s Health Physicians

BA, Queens College 
MA, Hunter College 
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech Language & Hearing Association

Monica McHenry

Monica A. McHenry, PhD, CCC-SLP

Professor of Speech-Language Pathology and Director of Voice and Motor Speech Lab

BS, Bloomsburg State College 
MS, Pennsylvania State University 
PhD, University of Washington 
CCC-SLP, Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech Language & Hearing Association

Luis Riquelme

Luis F. Riquelme, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology and Director, Pediatric Dysphagia Certificate Program
Director, Barrique SLP @ Center for Swallowing & Speech-Language Pathology

New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Clinical Educator at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Clinical Instructor at Boston Children’s Health Physicians

BA, Long Island University 
MS, Teachers College, Columbia University 
PhD, The Graduate School & University Center, The City University of New York 
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech Language & Hearing Association

   
Staff   

 Yesenia Antepara

Yesenia Antepara

Patient/Clinical Coordinator
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
Division of Speech and Language Pathology at Boston Children’s Health Physicians

Kim Benedon

Kimberly Benedon

Secretary for Clinical Education
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
Division of Speech and Language Pathology at Boston Children’s Health Physicians

Liz Carrion

Elizabeth Carrion

Administrative Coordinator
Department of Speech-Language Pathology and
Division of Speech and Language Pathology at Boston Children’s Health Physicians

 

Core Adjunct Faculty

 

Luren Alter

Lauren B. Alter, MS, CCC-SLP, TSSLP

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Clinical Instructor at Boston Children’s Health Physicians

BS, University of Wisconsin, Madison 
MS, New York Medical College 
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech Language & Hearing Association

Lisa Velella

Lisa A. Velella, MA, CCC-SLP, TSHH

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical Educator at Boston Children’s Health Physicians

BA, St. John's University 
MA, St. John's University 
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech Language & Hearing Association