Denise Cruz, is a bilingual speech-language pathologist and the Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Services of Marymount’s speech and hearing clinic which provides diagnostic and clinical services to adults/children with communication and related needs. She has been in practice since 2005 with experience in a variety of communication, voice, feeding and swallowing disorders in various settings and delivery models. Her clinical interests lie in the areas of rehabilitation of head and neck cancer patients, swallowing disorders, voice disorders, and care of the professional voice. Ms. Cruz received her BA and MA in Speech-Language Hearing Sciences from Herbert H, Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY). Mrs. Cruz is certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).