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Melissa Backstrom-Gonzales, MS
Instructor, Communication Sciences and Disorders
School of Allied Health Professions
Work History 
Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Di (June 1991)
Coordinate student internship program.  In the past I have guest lectured and taught a voice disorders course as well as supervising graduate clinicians.

Clinical Manager, Rehabilitation (April 1990)
Loma Linda University Medical Center
I have held a variety of positions at LLUMC, including:
  • Perdiem SLP
  • Speech Pathology Supervisor
  • Manager, Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy
  • Manager, Inpatient, Outpt Speech Pathology
  • Manager, Inpatient Rehabilitation

Staff Speech Pathologist (November 1989 - April 1990)
Life Dimensions
Provided Speech Pathology services to residents in skilled nursing facilities.  Educated CNA''s regarding communication, swallowing and cognitive impairments.

Staff Speech Pathologist (June 1987 - November 1989)
San Bernardino Community Hospital
Performed evaluation and treatment on patients in acute care and acute inpatient rehabilitation who had communication, cognitive and swallowing impariments.