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Caroline Milikin, B.S.

Caroline is a first-year graduate student from Richmond, Va. She received her B.S.Ed. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Virginia in May of 2020 (Wahoowa!) and now is pursuing her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Florida. Caroline is grateful for…

Kaylin Hentschel, B.S.

Kaylin is from Atlantic Beach, FL. She received her B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Auburn University in May of 2020 and now is pursuing her Master’s degree at the University of Florida. Kaylin has a strong interest in serving the adult and geriatric populations in…

Lauren Wiele, B.S.

Lauren Wiele is a first year graduate student from Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Communication Science and Disorders at UF with plans of becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist. Before she became a Gator, Lauren received her B.S. in Communication Science and…

Cara Donohue, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Dr. Cara Donohue is a speech-language pathologist and post-doctoral research fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Emily Plowman. She first became interested in the field of speech-language pathology when she broke her jaw and had it wired shut in high school, teaching her the significant impact communication and swallowing…

Eleonora Mocevic, A.A.

Eleonora is a fourth-year from Clearwater, Florida. She is majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Psychology Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience with a minor in Deaf and Hearing Sciences. Eleonora is interested in language comprehension, acquired language disorders, and motor speech disorders. She hopes to attend graduate school and become…

Connie Feeney, B.S.

Connie is from Tampa, Florida. She received a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Florida State University (Go Seminoles!). She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Florida. Connie has a keen interest in dysphagia and working within the acute…

Emily Bateh, B.S.

Emily Bateh is from Jacksonville, FL and graduated with a Bachelors’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UF in May of 2020. She is a first-year graduate student pursuing a Masters’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She hopes to work in an acute care setting after graduation, either with adults…

Mackenzi Coker, M.S., CCC-SLP

Mackenzie is the first Nancy Wilkins Endowed Research Speech Language Pathologist, a fellowship line funded by the generosity of our grateful patients Dr. Jon Wilkins and his late wife Nancy. You can read about this story below. Mackenzi graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in…

Julia Eby

Julia Eby is from Gainesville, FL and is a first-year undergraduate student. She is currently a health science major on the pre-medicine track. She is Dr. Plowman’s mentee in the University Multicultural Mentor Program (UMMP). A few fun facts Julia: she received the title of 1st place in the state…

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…