Licensure and Certification

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (2012-current)
  • New York State Licensure (2012-current)
  • Teacher of Students with Speech Language Disabilities, Bilingual Extension (TSSLD), NY State Dept. of Ed. (2012-current)
  • Bilingual Extension – Spanish (2012-current)


2022 Society for the Neurobiology of Language Postdoctoral Merit Award

NIH_Master_Logo_Vertical_2Color2019-21 National Institutes of Health (NIDCD) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Grant F31DC018197 “Establishing the Role of Sensorimotor Skills in Speech Development and Disorders”)

2018 American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship

2018 Acoustical Society of America Stetson Scholarship

2017 New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Doctoral Student Scholarship

2016 Acoustical Society of America Travel Award

2015 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Student Research Travel Award

2014 American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Graduate Student Scholarship

2010 Buffalo State Consortium Scholarship

Internal Awards

2019 Doctoral Research and Travel Grant

2018 Doctoral Students’ Individual Research Fund (awarded two times)

2018 Student Senators Council (SSC) Conference Fund: Motor Speech Conference

2017-18 Phyllis Tureen Fellowship (awarded two times)

2016 Steinhardt Doctoral Student Travel Fund: Motor Speech Conference

2009-2011 Teachers College General Scholarship and Biobehavioral Sciences Departmental Scholarship

Mentorship Programs


2018 American Speech-Language Hearing Association Pathways Program

2017-18-19 ASA Students Meet Members for Lunch Mentorship Program (participated three times)

2016 American Speech-Language Hearing Association Mentoring Academic-Research Careers (MARC) Program

Languages and Skills

  • Fluent in Spanish, studied Mandarin, Ancient Greek, and Basque
  • Proficiency in E-Prime, Praat, Computerized Speech Lab (CSL)
  • Proficiency in R, SPSS, & STATA

2012 Sounds in Motion Training

2010 Lee Silverman Voice Technique Certification