Megan Richmond is a pediatric speech-language pathologist with over eighteen years of clinical and research experience. She is also certified in neonatal touch and massage, the administration of the neonatal oral motor assessment scale, and has training in yoga for the special child through Kripalu. She also integrates her certification as a lactation counselor in her clinical practice. Her clinical experience spans neonates through adolescents with feeding diagnoses in acute care, early intervention, inpatient day feeding programs, and outpatient settings. Megan has teamed with many speech-language pathologists and university professors throughout the United States to co-author and edit speech and language therapy materials and textbooks. She has presented at the state and national level on many topics related to speech-language pathology, pediatric feeding disorders, and interprofessional practice.
Megan has a strong interest in researching outcomes of NICU graduates and effective service delivery models. Her doctoral research completed at the Medical University of South Carolina examined the Association of Speech Pathology or Occupational Therapy Utilization in NICU Babies who have Feeding Disorders at Birth. Megan is very passionate about continuing health services research that examines outcomes related to pediatric speech, language, and feeding therapy