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Tara Segalewitz, B.S.

Tara hails from Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is a double Gator having earned her BHS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UF in 2019. Tara is currently finishing up her first year of the Master’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders degree at UF. She has a passion for medical…

Congrats Class of 2020!

A special shout out to our amazing ARC undergraduate students on their recent graduation! Five of our students graduated with honors and participated in an online graduation ceremony on May 8, 2020. Jessica Abate, BS, Cum Laude, Amy Ashley, BHS, Cum Laude Maddy Lee, BHS, Cum Laude Kelly Leonard, BHS,…

Krista Boesing, B.S.

Krista hails from New Albany, Indiana. She received her BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Samford University Birmingham, Alabama. Krista is a first year Masters student in the Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Florida. She conducted her clinical rotation in the ARC lab during her second…

Grace Vernon, B.S.

Grace is from Jacksonville, FL and is now pursuing a Master’s in Communications Sciences and Disorders at UF. After graduating, she hopes to work as a speech pathologist in an acute care setting. In her spare time, Grace enjoys cooking, going to the beach, and spending time with family.

Kayla Croft, B.S.

Kayla is from Lake City, Florida. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Florida. Prior to graduate school, Kayla obtained a BHS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UF as well (Go Gators!). Kayla completed her clinical rotation during her second semester…

Lindsey Watkins, B.S.

Lindsey is pursuing her Master’s in Communication Sciences Disorders at UF. She is currently doing her clinical rotation in the ARC Lab and is also working as a Speech Pathologist Assistant at Fundamental Therapy Solutions. Lindsey is passionate about helping others and has enjoyed exploring the many different…

Dr. Neil Chheda

Dr. Neil N. Chheda is an Associate Professor in the Division of Laryngology of the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Florida.  In addition, he is the Residency Program Director.  His interests include concerns of the voice, swallow and airway.  Dr. Plowman and Dr.

Tiago Machuca, M.D., Ph.D.

Tiago Machuca, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Machuca joined the division of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery after completing clinical fellowships in thoracic surgery and lung transplantation at the University of Toronto, the premiere center in the world…

Maddy Lee

Maddy Lee is from St. Petersburg, FL and is currently pursing a Bachelor’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She wants to work as a pediatric speech-language pathologist after graduate school. Maddy currently serves as the primary hyoid measurement analysis in the ARC Lab.  When she is not in class…

Joelle Simpson

Joelle Simpson is from Fort Lauderdale, FL and is a second year undergraduate student. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience on the pre-medical track. Joelle enjoys martial arts and drawing in her spare time. She hopes to learn from Dr. Plowman and apply her experiences as…