Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) student Claire Halberstadt ’18 remembers first looking at an X-ray image’s indecipherable haze of black, white and various shades of gray, and thinking, “What am I looking at?” Now after a semester in Randy Dubin’s, MA, CCC-SLP, class, she can not only confidently identify various structures of the throat used in swallowing, but also recommend treatment plans for those with swallowing disorders, clinically known as dysphagia.
On July 1, 2015, Salus University added another means of serving the local community with the opening of the Speech-Language Institute (SLI), housed on the University’s Elkins Park campus.
As one of 24 members of the inaugural class of the University’s Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) graduates, Caitlin Raymond ’17SLP has a lot to be proud of during the past two years.
Speech-language pathology is a booming career path filled with life-long learning, problem solving and daily challenges. Salus University’s Master of Science Degree in Speech-Language Pathology provides future SLPs with a strong academic, scientific and clinical foundation for their future careers.
The University’s first cohort of Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) students – set to graduate from the program which initially started in 2015 – presented their capstone projects at the Hafter Student Community Center on Thursday, April 13.