JEROME QUELLIER, MS, CCC–SLP, is a licensed Speech–Language Pathologist with over 20 years of acute care experience whose clinical subspecialties include swallowing, traumatic brain injury, stroke rehabilitation, oral–pharyngeal cancer rehabilitation, and assisting patients in palliative decision making for the dysphasic patient. He is currently a Clinical Specialist at a Level 1 trauma hospital in Saint Paul, Minnesota, treating neurologically impaired adults and geriatrics and managing Tracheoesophageal Prosthesis (TEP) care. Additionally, he treats head and neck cancer patients in conjunction with the Department of Radiation Oncology, amd trains hospital–based rehab staff, nurses, and internal medicine residents on the management of this unique population.
Mr. Quellier has been a faculty member at the University of Minnesota–Duluth and adjunct faculty at the University of Wisconsin, teaching graduate coursework on tracheostomy and head and neck cancer. He also possesses extensive experience in quality and process improvement for rehabilitation services. Mr. Quellier received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. During his professional tenure, he has been a direct care provider in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and homecare settings, and has acted as the shared services coordinator between various community hospitals.
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