Cheryl Messick, PhD, CCC-SLP

LEND Center of Pittsburgh
Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
University of Pittsburgh
Children's Hospital Office Building (CHOB), Second Floor
3414 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-383-6547
Email: cmessick@pitt.edu
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Last Updated: December 06, 2013

Cheryl Messick
 

Leadership Administrative Staff: Associate Professor, Communication Science and Disorders Department
Director of Clinical Education, Communication Science and Disorders Department
Primary Activity Coordinators: Clinical Services
Discipline Coordinators: Speech-Language Pathology
 
Discipline(s): Speech-Language Pathology
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Research: >Speech/language assessment and treatment for infants, toddlers & preschoolers with special needs.
>Clinical instruction strategies for working effetively with graduate student clinicians
Education: Ph.D., Degree in Speech Pathology -- Purdue University
M.A. Degree in Speech Pathology -- San Diego State University
B.A. Degree in Communication Sciences -- University of California Santa Barbara
Service: >VP of Communication -- Council on Academic Programs in Communication Science and Disorders

>President of Monarch Parent Foundation

Vita/Bio

 Cheryl  Messick serves as the Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders overseeing all aspects of clinical education for master's level speech/language pathology graduate students and clinical doctor of audiology students. She has presented at national conferences on processes involved in clinical education/supervision and has served as a consultant to several University programs regarding methods for optimizing clinical education.  Dr. Messick is a faculty member of the LEND Center of PIttsburgh, a Maternal and Infant Health funded LEND center at the University of Pittsburgh.  Through LEND she teaches processes of multidisciplinary team-based and family-centered services.  Dr. Messick has provided consultation services to the state office of Developmental Disability Services to increase adjudicator understanding of speech/language disorders. Her clinical interests focus on providing speech/language services to young children and in particular to children with developmental disabilities.