About Michele Singer, M.S., CCC-SLP

Michele Singer, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, is a PhD student at the University of Florida working under mentorship and guidance of Dr. Ianessa Humbert. She received her Bachelors degree in Hearing and Speech Sciences from The University of Maryland, College Park and her Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from The Florida State University.  Michele completed her full time internship at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore and went on to complete her clinical fellowship at MossRehab in Philadelphia.

Michele has thirteen years of clinical experience across settings which include acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, and skilled nursing care.  She has been a practicing speech-language pathologist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore for the last ten years, specializing in acute care, with a focus on the diagnosis and management of swallowing disorders following surgery, trauma, and organ transplantation. She also has clinical expertise in communication options for patients in the intensive care unit, including tracheostomy and ventilator dependent patients.  While at Johns Hopkins, Michele developed an interest in research and was an active contributor on five IRB approved studies.  She received the Springer Publishing Clinician Award and Scholarship at the 2016 Dysphagia Research Society Annual Meeting for her work entitled: Dysphagia After Lung Transplantation: Exploring Best Treatment Practices.

Michele is excited to serve as a Graduate Assistant and further expand her research experiences and contributions as a member of the Swallowing Systems Core.