Cheryl Messick is vice chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders (CSD). Messick’s professional interests focus on applying multi-disciplinary evidence to clinical teaching. She conducts workshops nationally and internationally to promote the implementation of evidence-based practice to clinical education. She has served as a consultant to University programs nationally and internationally regarding methods for optimizing clinical education in speech-language pathology.
Messick is also the co-Director of LEND Pittsburgh, a Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) funded leadership training grant focusing on family-centered, multidisciplinary services for children with developmental disabilities and their families. She is an ASHA fellow. Her clinical interests focus on speech/language services to young children with developmental disabilities.