Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Alumni Profiles

  • Jonathan Hatch

    Jonathan Hatch MS '15

    Clinical Fellow, Children's Speech & Feeding Therapy, Inc.

    The importance of community to the Emerson CSD faculty was evident in the special clinical groups offered at the Robbins Speech, Language and Hearing Center.
  • Stephanie Hubbell

    Stephanie Hubbell MS '14

    Speech-language pathologist, Neighborhood Charter School

    It was important to me to jump into a fast-paced program that combined rigorous academics with hands-on experience from the onset.
  • Melissa Ly

    Melissa Ly '11, MS '13

    Speech-Language Pathologist, Pediatric Therapy Network

    My clinical placements during grad school were amazing, as each one taught me a different skill set and has shaped who I am as a clinician today. 
  • Veronica Montoya

    Veronica Montoya MS '13

    Bilingual school-based SLP and preschool assessor, Los Angeles Unified School District

    It's rewarding knowing that you're making a tangible, positive impact on the lives of many people since communication is a fundamental human right.
  • Melissa Zabala

    Melissa Zabala MS '05

    Speech-language pathologist, Mount Auburn Hospital

    Emerson boasts of a challenging and rigorous academic program for CSD students, which leads to developing strong interpersonal and clinical skills through internships and coursework. 

See how CSD faculty, students, and alumni are shaping the fields of speech pathology, audiology, and health communication.


Katie O'Neil

Katie O'Neil '09, '11

An Inside Look into the Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Katie O'Neil '09, '11 reveals why she chose speech pathology and how giving her students communication tools makes her feel. Watch now ยป