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Cassie Quinn, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S Clinical Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Speech & Hearing Sciences Department
PO Box 751
Portland State University
Portland, OR 97207-0751

Office Location: 72A, Neuberger Hall
Phone: (503) 725-3584
Toll Free: 1 (800) 547-8887 x3584
Email: cquinn@pdx.edu

 

Areas of Expertise

Adult Neurogenic Disorders
Certified Trainer in SCA - Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia
Dysphagia - Board Certified Specialty - Swallowing

    Courses

    SPHR 509: Clinical Practicum - Adult Clinic
    SPHR 564: Advanced Medical Speech Language Pathology    

    Other

    NSSLHA Advisor
    Adult Externship Coordinator

    Education

    M.S., Speech-Language Pathology, California State University, Sacramento
    B.A., Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology, California State University, Chico

    Curriculum Vitae

     

    Background

    Prior to joining the PSU faculty in 2013, Ms. Quinn spent 13 years as a clinician for adult populations within medical settings including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient and skilled nursing facilities. Her interests include dysphagia and swallow preservation following head and neck cancer treatment; dysphagia assessment through MBSS and FEES; and stroke rehabilitation. Here at the PSU clinic she has dedicated her time to program development around the adult clinic focusing on social communication skills for persons with aphasia through a life participation model. Her efforts have resulted in greater support to the community and a richer educational experience to our students. She continues to practice as a PRN clinician through various facilities in the community. Remaining current allows her to bring the most up to date practices into the classroom to train our students in what to expect from a medical model. She has always had a passion for mentoring students which led to her position here at PSU.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family traveling, crafting and exploring the outdoors.