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: [email protected]
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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


 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.