BS, Louisiana State University
MS, Communication Sciences and Disorder, Louisiana State University
Denise is a native of Baton Rouge and has been a speech pathologist for more than 12 years. She has extensive experience providing comprehensive assessments, treatment plans, and education to athletes with varying degrees of brain injury, from junior high to professional level. Denise also has experience providing comprehensive clinical evaluations and developing treatment plans for pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations in the inpatient, outpatient, and home health settings. Denise specializes in treating developmental delays, traumatic brain injuries, strokes, neurological diseases, voice, and swallowing disorders with in these populations. She is experienced in utilizing Passy Muir® Speaking Valves for tracheostomy patients and is certified in VitalStim®, a form of neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) used to aid muscle strengthening and muscle recruitment to rehabilitate swallowing disorders.
Denise played soccer at the collegiate level and received her Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University in 2002 and Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Louisiana State University in 2005.