Maria H. Provencio-Arambula
Maria H. Provencio-Arambula, MA, CCC-SLP, graduated from California State University, Fresno (CSU Fresno) with a master's degree in speech-language pathology. She was the recipient of the CSU Fresno Dean's medal. During her studies at CSU Fresno, Maria was a Ronald E. McNair Graduate Equity Fellow. In addition, she completed a Master's degree project on assessment and treatment of dysphagia and helped complete a collaborative study involving CSU Fresno and Children's Hospital, Central California, on treating stuttering in preschool children. She also has served as the California State Speech Hearing Association District 5 student representative. She is currently employed at Childrens Hospital Central California, a non-profit pediatric medical facility that provides services to children in Central California. She has experience in pediatric acute hospital inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation for speech, language, and dysphagia. She is currently a team member on the feeding team and conducts Modified Barium Videofluoroscopic studies. She also works for L & J Telesmanic Rehab Systems, Inc., with experience in adult acute hospital inpatient rehabilitation for speech, language, and dysphagia. She has co-developed the Teaching Articulation and Language to Kids (T.A.L.K) program at Children's Hospital, Central California. She has extensive experience in working with diverse multi-cultural adult and pediatric populations. She serves as a mentor and supervisor for clinical fellowship year candidates at Children's Hospital, Central California. She is an advocate for speech-language pathologists to be the preferred providers for dysphagia assessment and treatment in the pediatric and adult populations.