Power Up Speaker
Lamitra Baez, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Lamitra Baez is a full-time assistant professor for the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at Loma Linda University. Since 2003, she has skillfully held a variety of SLP positions with emphasis in working with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children with various speech and language disorders. Her professional interests include language disorders, differential diagnosis, and cultural diversity. She often lectures on issues relevant for serving culturally diverse populations. She holds a PhD in Educational Psychology, where her research focused on the relationship between culturally competent teaching and special education referrals for African American students.
Financial— Dr. Baez received a speaking fee from the Lavi Institute/Power Up Conference
Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.