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Tamara Wincko, MS, CCC-SLP

  • Director, Speech-Language Pathology Division

Tamara Wincko oversees the provision of clinical services in five hospitals and manages a growing team of speech-language pathologist providing both inpatient and outpatient services to UPMC. She 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.

Ms. Wincko is also a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

    Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Mini MBA Program
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Clinical Fellowship
  • Nova Southeastern University, MS, Speech Pathology
  • Slippery Rock University, BS, Elementary Education
Distinguished Service Award, PAO-HNS, 2021
Outstanding Clinical Achievement in Human Communication Sciences and Disorders, ASHA, 2019
Research Interests