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Heather Shaw Bonilha Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Director, Doctor of Philosophy in Health and Rehabilitation Science

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  • Associate Professor
  • College of Health Professions
  • Health Sciences and Research
Academic Focus
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphonia
  • Academic Mentorship
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Heather Shaw Bonilha Ph.D. CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist whose research focuses on improving the care of patients with swallowing and voice disorders. As an Associate Professor in the College of Health Professions at the Medical University of South Carolina where she serves as the Director of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and as the Medical Director of Speech-Language Pathology for the hospital. She is also Co-Director for Translational Workforce Development for the South Carolina Translational Research Institute (SCTR).