Mentor: Bettina Weldon Gibbs, MS, CCC-SLP
Bio: Hi! I am Bettina Gibbs and I am a medical speech-language pathologist in the great state of Alabama. I graduated from the University of Montevallo in 2002. I have experience in acute care, outpatient, inpatient, skilled nursing facilities, home healthcare and psychiatric settings. I have a significant amount of experience in clinically training speech-language pathology students, both at the graduate and undergraduate level. I have also supervised 20+ SLP's in their clinical fellowship year.
Current primary professional role: Lead speech pathologist covering small-medium rural hospital setting and outpatient services.
Discipline: Medical SLP
State license: Alabama: 2229
ASHA license: 12052632
Areas of Expertise: Dysphagia, trach management, TBI, aphasia, dysarthria, voice.
Teaching philosophy: I want to empower clinicians new to our field. You've got this. You've put in the work. Let's figure all of this out together, so that you can enjoy the career that you worked so hard to have. Be the clinician you've always dreamed of being. No, you do not know everything. No one does. That's ok. I am in your corner and I am here to celebrate your successes and work through your areas of growth. Let me be there for you!
Preferred methods of communication: Texting, email, or online video.