About Kirstyn Sunday, M.A.
Kirstyn Sunday was born and raised in Toms, River, New Jersey – a beach town often referred to as “The Jersey Shore.” She obtained her Bachelors Degree in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology from Towson University in 2014. Since working in the Swallowing Neurophysiology Laboratory as a Research Assistant, Kirstyn has become a pivotal member assisting in the design, execution, data analysis, and evaluation of numerous research studies. She also coordinates all efforts related to inventory, participant payments, purchasing, and organizing training for student volunteers. She is committed to learning about how innovative research can be applied to clinical practice in order to ensure the most beneficial treatment for patients.
In the fall of 2016, Kirstyn will begin her graduate studies working towards her Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at The University of Florida. In the future, Kirstyn aspires to work clinically in acute inpatient care. She is passionate about the diagnosis and management of swallowing disorders, cognitive linguistic disorders, motor speech disorders, as well as investigating communication options for tracheostomy and ventilator-dependent patients.