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Sundeep Venkatesan, MS, CCC-SLP

Clinical Instructor

Division of Speech and Language Pathology; Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Background

Sundeep Venkatesan joined Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences in September 2021 as a clinical instructor in the Division of Speech and Language Pathology.

Venkatesan has 10 year's of experience as a licensed speech language pathologist, having worked in variety of clinical settings including early intervention, elementary and middle school, outpatient and skilled nursing facilities (sub-acute and long-term care). He has also worked as an audiologist for one year in a hearing aid center in Chennai, India.

He successfully supervised two clinical fellows while they obtained their CCC-SLP and New York state SLP licenses.

Venkatesan is a member of American Speech Language and Hearing Association and the New York State Speech Language Hearing Association.

Education

  • PhD, community research and action, Binghamton University (expected spring 2024)
  • MS, speech and language pathology, East Tennessee State University
  • BASLP (bachelor's degree in audiology and speech language pathology), Sri Ramachandra University

Research Interests

  • Adults with swallowing disorders
  • Adults with neurocognitive communication disorders
  • Professional issues
  • Interdisciplinary work with nursing, occupational therapy and physical therapy in the area of swallowing, dementia and neurocognitive communication disorders

Clinical Interests

  • Adults with dysphagia
  • Adults with neurocognitive communication disorders

Teaching Interests

  • Dysphagia
  • Medical speech-language pathology
  • Cognitive communication disorders
  • Introduction to audiology
  • Professional issues