Dr. Marissa Barrera Takes on New Role

Marissa Barrera
Dr. Marissa Barrera

Dr. Marissa Barrera, director of the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology at the Katz School of Science and Health, will take on an additional role as Assistant Dean of Graduate Health Sciences.

In this role, she will help coordinate interprofessional activities for graduate health sciences at Katz as well as seek opportunities for collaboration between the school’s health science and STEM groups.

In addition, she will seek partnerships with YU undergraduate department and outside organizations.

“The SLP faculty have built an extraordinary medical SLP program,” said Dr. Paul Russo, dean of the Katz School, “and I’m just thrilled that Marissa will be taking on a leadership role to foster broader collaborations in the health sciences.”