Melissa O. Covington


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, NICU Developmental Concerns
Developmental Language Disorders


1998 to 2000 University of Maryland, College Park
M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology

1994 to 1998 University of Maryland, College Park
B.A. in Hearing and Speech Sciences, Summa Cum Laude
B.S. in Early Childhood Education, Magna Cum Laude

Certified Lactation Counselor


Since 2000, I have been working with pediatric patients and families in rehabilitation, acute care, and home care settings. Given background in education, I have a passion for providing interactive educational opportunities with speech-language pathology graduate students, peers, residents, and other professionals.