Samantha Dvorak, SLP.D., CCC-SLP

Clinical Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathologist
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Clinical Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathologist of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Samantha Dvorak joined the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Fall of 2018 after completing her Clinical Doctorate of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Kansas.  Dr. Dvorak spent the last four years in a medical rehabilitation setting addressing speech, language, communication, swallowing, and cognition in medically fragile children and adolescents.  She has practiced in a variety of settings including public schools, rehabilitation, hospitals, universities, and skilled nursing facilities.  Dr. Dvorak serves as a graduate clinician supervisor in the Baylor Speech and Hearing Clinic.

Education:

  • SLP.D. University of Kansas Medical School
  • M.S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • B.S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Academic Interests and Research:

Dr. Dvorak’s research has focused on parent-implemented interventions and facilitator instruction.  Academic Interests and Specialized Training in the areas of pediatric TBI, early language development, parent-implemented interventions, and complex communication needs.

Teaching Responsibilities:
  • CSD 5149 Clinical Practicum in Speech Pathology
  • CSD 5149-04 Diagnostic Practicum