Cheryl Tansley, MS, CCC-SLP received her BS and MS at Worchester State College, MA and has 9 years experience as a speech pathologist in school-based and outpatient settings and as the lead speech pathologist in an acute care setting. Currently she works at Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford, CT, a long term acute care rehabilitation hospital specializing in the medically complex population. Cheryl is a key member of the tracheostomy and ventilator team at Gaylord Hospital and has been instrumental in the success of the program for improving patient outcomes for swallowing and decannulation.

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