Melissa is a speech-language pathologist who graduated in 2004 from the University of Texas at Dallas with her Master of Science in Communication Disorders. She began working with Parkinson Voice Project in 2006. She loves working with adult patients to help them regain their communication abilities. She also enjoys cheering them on as they retain those abilities through The LOUD Crowd®. Melissa also loves spending time with her husband and their wild and fun tribe of five little boys, plus, their dog Molly.