Tamara Wasserman-Wincko is the Director of the Speech-Language Pathology Division, Department of Otolaryngology, UPMC. She earned her master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University in Florida and completed her clinical fellowship at UPMC in the Department of Otolaryngology. She joined the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh as a clinical instructor in 2001. Today, she oversees the provision of clinical services in 5 hospitals and manages a growing team of speech-language pathologist providing both inpatient and outpatient services to UPMC. Ms. Wasserman-Wincko specializes in the evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders, with a special interest in the head and neck cancer population. She is a member of the Swallowing Disorder Center team, UPMC Head & Neck Cancer Survivorship Program, Aspiration Prevention Committee, and leads the system speech group in standardization of care practice.