Masters Graduate Assistants
Laurel graduated in 2018 with a degree in English literature from Louisiana State University. After working for a time in the editorial field, she found her love for speech-language pathology and she is in her first year of the speech-language pathology program here at UofSC. She is interested in pediatrics, with a specific focus on feeding and medically complex individuals and has been enjoying her time working in the family experiences lab!
Molly is a second-year graduate student in the Speech-Language Pathology Master’s program at the University of South Carolina. She graduated from the University of Alabama in December 2020, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies. In the future, Molly is interested in working with adults with neurogenic communication disorders.
Emma Grace Cornell
She is a 2020 graduate from the University of South Carolina. She has a bachelors degree in Public Health. Her specific interests as an SLP-to-be are with adults with traumatic brain injury, tracheotomies and laryngectomies. She has worked in the Family Experiences Lab for almost seven years now and she is grateful for the connections she has made and the knowledge Jessie pours into us as students.
Haley is from Walterboro, South Carolina and is in her first-year of the Speech-Language Pathology Master’s Program at UofSC. She also completed her undergraduate career there in December of 2020, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Public Health with a minor in Psychology. In the future, Haley has an interest in working in pediatric feeding and swallowing.
She is a first-year graduate student in the Speech Language Pathology Master’s program at UofSC. In December of 2021, she completed her bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a concentration in communication neuroscience and a minor in music. In the future, she hopes to work with pediatric feeding and swallowing, but is excited to explore all clinical scopes of practice. She also looks forward to exploring more of the research side of communication and making connections with everyone in the lab!
Nadia Sabeh Ayon
Nadia is a first-year graduate student in the Speech and Language Pathology Masters Program (MS-RES) at the University of South Carolina. In 2019, Nadia graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology from the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut, Lebanon. She recently joined the Family Experiences Lab and is very excited to be an active member of the team.