NAPW Inducts Marissa A. Barrera, M.S., MPHIL, MSCS, Ph.D., Speech Pathologist, New York Neurogenic Speech-Language Pathology, P.C., Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Marissa A. Barrera selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

I’m pleased to recognize Marissa with this important hono. Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.”

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Marissa A. Barrera, M.S., MPhil, TSHH, MSCS, Ph.D., as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in medical speech-language pathology. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to recognize Marissa with this important honor,” says NAPW President Star Jones. “Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.”

Marissa Barrera is a Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in New York and New Jersey. She is a Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist with extensive training in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with neurological conditions. An
internationally recognized Speech-Language Pathologist, she is also COO / Co-Founder of The Guardian Way® NMES and sEMG Dysphagia training course by Guardian Global Alliance.

Ms. Barrera has lectured worldwide and is a respected Researcher and Author. Her lectures on dysphagia, NMES, motor speech disorder, cognition and neurogenerative diseases are in demand for her exceptional knowledge, insights and understanding of the conditions. She is a professor of adult neurogenic and swallowing disorders in New York City and is also a a member of the prestigious Clinical Advisory Committee of the National MS Society and the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation Advisory Board. In 2010, she was the recipient of the esteemed MS Rehabilitation Fellowship and since 2012, Ms. Barrera has served as distinguished faculty for the Consortium of MS Centers.

About NAPW
NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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