Marlene B. Salas-Provance
Marlene B. Salas-Provance, PhD, MHA, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, NAP Fellow, is Professor and Vice Dean at the Arizona School of Health Sciences at A.T. Still University. She received ASHA’s Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Multicultural Affairs and ASHA’s Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contributions in International Achievement. She is past Coordinator of ASHA’s Special Interest Group 14, Communication Disorders and Sciences in CLD Populations; past President of the Hispanic Caucus; was a founding steering committee member and coordinator of ASHA’s Special Interest Group 17, Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders; and past member of ASHA’s Multicultural Issues Board. Dr. Salas-Provance is President and CEO of Bilingual Advantage, Inc., a medical interpreter training company. She has traveled worldwide with a medical team serving children with cleft lip and palate and providing professional education to team and community members. She has led teams of graduate students to provide bilingual clinical services in Lima, Peru.