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Ramya Kumar
Ramya Kumar, MS, CCC-SLP, BCSS, CNT, IBCLC
About  Ramya Kumar, MS, CCC-SLP, BCSS, CNT, IBCLC

Stephanie has a passion for enhancing the quality and safety of healthcare delivery. Over the span of her career, she has held appointments on numerous local and enterprise-wide committees and workgroups dedicated to the development and institution of evidence-based best practices. She has spearheaded many initiatives focused on improving care in pediatric, surgical, and critical care environments.

 

Stephanie believes that every child, regardless of circumstance, deserves access to prompt, individualized healthcare. Her years of nursing experience, combined with additional medical education and training, facilitate a level of compassion unique to the nursing profession. Her special interests include congenital heart defects, care of the infant after cardiothoracic surgery, genetic and autoimmune diseases, breastfeeding, ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) and associated syndromes.

Educational Qualifications

Undergraduate College and Degree: BA in Psychology from The University of Massachusetts Lowell

Master’s Degree:  MS in Biological Sciences from The University of Massachusetts Lowell, MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University

Board Certified: Yes: Certification of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association (CCC-SLP), Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing (BCSS), Certified Neonatal Therapist (CNT), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Professional Memberships: American Speech and Hearing Association, National Association of Neonatal Therapists

Certifications:
Neonatal Developmental Care Specialist Designation (National Association of Neonatal Nurses)
ASHA Leadership Development Program – 2017 Medical Cohort
Neonatal Touch and Massage Certified Therapist (NTMTC)
Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) LOUD
Interactive Metronome

Office Location: Glendale