Caitlin is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She supervises graduate student clinicians in the department’s on-campus speech and language clinic in the areas of adult neurogenic disorders and voice disorders.
Caitlin’s primary clinical focus is neurogenic cognitive/linguistic disorders, including stroke, traumatic brain injury, and progressive neurological diseases. Further areas of clinical expertise include swallowing, trachs/vents, and voice disorders. Caitlin is certified as a bilingual speech-language pathologist, with extensive experience in working with Spanish-speaking populations and investigating multicultural issues in the field of speech pathology. Caitlin is certified by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Concurrent with her employment at UWM, Caitlin continues to work as a medical speech pathologist in ICU, acute care, and inpatient rehabilitation settings. She has previously served as a clinical expert in speech pathology in the areas of stroke and cognition in a large hospital system. Caitlin has presented at the local and state level on stroke, dysphagia, bilingualism and multi-cultural issues.
Caitlin’s primary goal as a clinical professor is to infuse theoretical knowledge with clinical experience to create independent, confident, critically thinking and versatile clinicians.
Assistant Clinical Professor
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
Speech Pathologist / Student Clinical Coordinator for Speech Pathology
Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Speech Pathologist (Pro-bono)
Walker’s Point Community Health Center, Milwaukee, WI