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Meredith L. Baker-Rush, PhD CCC-SLP/L

Interprofessional Simulation Specialist, DeWitt C. Baldwin Institute for Interprofessional Education, Assistant Professor and Clinical Education Specialist, Department of Healthcare Simulation

Dr. Meredith Baker-Rush received her PhD in Psychology with a concentration in Health Psychology from Walden University and her Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (a.k.a. Speech Language Pathology) from Rush University. Dr. Baker-Rush practiced medical speech pathology in acute care, acute rehab, outpatient, home health, and subacute settings with a specialty in geriatric medicine, critical care, cardiopulmonary disease, and neurology.

She is a member of the Global Tracheostomy Collaborative, the National and State Speech Language Hearing Associations, the American Psychological Association, Psi Chi International Honour Society in Psychology, the Golden Key International Honour Society, and serves on the research committee of the Chicago Simulation Consortium. She is a peer reviewer and active in simulation and interprofessional research. Her research interests include critical illness, psychology of illness, interprofessional education, and simulation.