Lucy Witzig is a licensed speech-language pathologist with five years’ experience working with adults in the acute care and inpatient rehabilitation hospital settings.
While Lucy has had the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings, she is especially interested in adult neurogenic disorders resulting primarily from stroke and traumatic brain injury, including cognitive-communication impairment, dysarthria, dysphagia, and aphasia. Lucy is a member of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), VitalStim certified, and a certified Speak Out! provider.
Lucy graduated from Auburn University where she earned her B.S. in Communication Disorders. She went on to earn her M.S. in Speech Language Pathology from the University of South Alabama where she completed her master’s thesis under Dr. Julie Estis, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, which was entitled “A comparison of musicians’ and nonmusicians’ phonological short-term memory, visual short-term memory, and short-term memory for pitch.” This past fall Lucy also received an MBA from Troy University.
Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, Lucy recently moved to Tampa with her husband to fulfill his assignment with the U.S. Air Force. Lucy is actively involved in the special needs’ ministry at her church and loves fishing, kayaking, playing basketball, running, and anything else outdoors.