GOLD Speakers

USA

Ramya Kumar, MS.CCC-SLP, BCSS, CNT, IBCLC,NTMTC

  • Speaker Type: Clinical Support of Infant Sucking Skills Lecture Pack
  • Country: USA
Biography:

Ramya Kumar is a certified Speech Language Pathologist specializing in infant and pediatric feeding difficulties. She currently works in a Level III NICU and a primary care office in Phoenix, Arizona. Ramya is a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (BCS-S), Certified Neonatal Therapist (CNT) and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). In addition, she has received the Developmental Care Specialist Designation through the National Association of Neonatal Nurses and is also certified in Neonatal Touch and Massage (NTMTC). Ramya is a certified Trauma Informed Professional and is passionate about creating long term mealtime successes for her patients and families. Her philosophy to patient care is deeply rooted in the belief that every patient – no matter how small, has a voice; and that families should be empowered to be active participants in their care plan.