Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologists

Browse the list below to learn more about our speech-language pathologists.

Dahlia Klepac, MS, CCC-SLP, Director, Departments of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

  • Bachelor of Arts, Communication Disorders, University of Houston, Texas
  • Master of Science, Language Sciences, University of Texas
  • Language(s): English, Spanish

Laura Hinkes Molinaro, MA, CCC-SLP, Manager, Department of Speech-Language Pathology

Mitch Barna, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Avanti L. Bhatia, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT, Speech-Language Pathologist; Certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, Auditory-Verbal Therapist

Catherine Callahan, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified Lactation Counselor

Christina Celin, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC, Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified Lactation Counselor

Kristin Cichowski, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC, Senior Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified Lactation Counselor

Bridget Drinkwater, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Sarah F. Hahn, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Laura Henehan, MS, CCC-SLPCLS, Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified Lactation Specialist

  • Bachelor of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, Illinois State University
  • Master of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Illinois State University
  • Services: Outpatient Feeding-Swallowing​, Lactation
  • Participates in: Feeding Clinic​, Myelomeningocele Clinic, Video Fluoroscopic Swallow Studies (VFSS)
  • Language(s): English

Nicole Hill, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Bachelor of Science, Health Sciences, Duquesne University
  • Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, Duquesne University
  • Services: Inpatient Feeding-Swallowing​
  • Participates in: Video Fluoroscopic Swallow Studies (VFSS)
  • Language(s): English

Tyler Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist II

Abby Jones, MA, CCC-SLP, IBCLC, Speech-Language Pathologist, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Lindsey Kelderhouse, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Tracy Littlefield, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Bachelor of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders , Texas Christian University
  • Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, Texas Christian University
  • Services: Outpatient Feeding-Swallowing​ and Speech-Language
  • Participates in: Video Fluoroscopic Swallow Studies (VFSS) 
  • Language(s): English

Jazmyn Lopez, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Bachelor of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, Midwestern University
  • Services: Outpatient Speech-Language, Bilingual Speech Assessment and Treatment, Voice 
  • Participates in: Voice Program 
  • Language(s): English, Spanish

Holly Machamer, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Amy M. Makovec, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVEd, Speech-Language Pathologist; Listening and Spoken Language Specialist Certified Auditory-Verbal Educator

Caitlyn Murphy, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Bachelor of Arts, Saint Xavier University
  • Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Services: Outpatient Feeding-Swallowing
  • Language(s): English

Elise O'Brien, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Christin Pappas, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Emily Runnoe, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Bachelor of Science, Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology, Marquette University
  • Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, Marquette University
  • Services: Outpatient Speech-Language, Bilingual Speech Assessment and Treatment, Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, Resonance
  • Participates in: Cleft-Craniofacial Clinic, Infant Welfare Society
  • Language(s): English, Spanish

Kari Schriks, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Bachelor of Science, Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign
  • Master of Arts, Speech-Language Pathology, Indiana University
  • Services: Outpatient Speech-Language, Bilingual Speech Assessment and Treatment, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Participates in: Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Program
  • Language(s): English, Spanish

Michelle Schuster, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Brandi Sidor, MA, CCC-SLP, LSLS, Cert. AVEd, Speech-Language Pathologist; Certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, Auditory-Verbal Educator

Jenniffer Stanczak, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Megan Sullivan, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, LSLS Cert. AVT,  Speech-Language Pathologist; Board Certified Specialist in Fluency and Fluency Disorders, Certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, Auditory-Verbal Therapist

Ellie Trefz, MS, CCC-SLP, CLS, Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified Lactation Specialist

  • Bachelor of Science, Communicative Disorders, Northern Illinois University
  • Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, Gallaudet University
  • Services: Outpatient Feeding-Swallowing
  • Participates in: Feeding Clinic
  • Language(s): English

Hillary Valentino, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Bachelor of Science, Speech and Hearing Science, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
  • Master of Arts, Speech and Hearing Science, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
  • Services: Inpatient Feeding-Swallowing, Speech-Language, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Participates in: Video Fluoroscopic Swallow Studies (VFSS), Almost Home Kids Speech Language Pathologist, CPR Instructor
  • Language(s): English

Sarah Vetter, MS, CCC-SLP, MA, Speech-Language Pathologist II; Education Coordinator, Division of Rehabilitative Services

Sarah Volz, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC, Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified Lactation Counselor

Katie Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP, IBCLC, Speech-Language Pathologist, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Susan Willette, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, Senior Speech-Language Pathologist, Certified Lactation Counselor

Susan Beastrom Witt, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Bachelor of Science in Education, Speech-Language Pathology, University of Central Missouri (Formerly Central Missouri State University)
  • Master of Arts, Speech-Language Pathology, University of Kansas Intercampus Program
  • Services: Outpatient Feeding-Swallowing and Speech-Language
  • Language(s): English

Megan Wolek, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Melissa Yanes, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

  • Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Florida International University
  • Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University
  • Services: Outpatient Speech-Language, Fluency & Stuttering, Feeding-Swallowing, Bilingual Speech Assessment and Treatment
  • Language(s): English, Spanish

Crystal Zgela, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVEd, Speech-Language Pathologist; Certified Listening and Spoken Language  Specialist, Auditory-Verbal Educator