Jonelle Dickson-Prokopchak, M.S., CCC-SLP
PhD Student; Graduate Research Assistant
Binghamton University
Jonelle Dickson-Prokopchak M.S., CCC-SLP, is a doctoral student and graduate assistant for the Division of Speech and Language Pathology at Binghamton University. Jonelle has over 12 years experience working as a school-based speech-language pathologist (SLP). During this time, Jonelle focused on consulting and collaborating with teachers, parents, and outpatient centers in the local community to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities. She also has experience educating parents and teachers about the clinical markers of language impairment and their impact in educational settings. Her broad research interests include speech sound disorders, IPE, teacher development, and professional practices with school-based SLPs.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Healthy People 2020 recommended the expansion of disability training opportunities for health practitioners to increase awareness of the social determinants of health and improve health equity for people with disabilities. Yet, many professional degree programs face significant challenges integrating this content within their already overextended curriculums (Smith et al., 2020). Interprofessional education provides a unique opportunity to support workforce development in this priority area, allowing students to learn together to improve care (Moran et al., 2020; Weber et al., 2020). A case…