Author Archives: Tampa Bay Medical Speech Pathology Association

About Tampa Bay Medical Speech Pathology Association

MESPA is a local speech pathology organization in Tampa, Florida that started in 2000 to draw speech pathologists together to meet for continuing education. Currently, MESPA meets at Tampa General Hospital on a quarterly basis on the second Sunday evening of the month in January, April, July, and October from 6:00-8:00 pm.

Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting

Our next quarterly MESPA meeting is scheduled on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Tampa General Hospital. Who: Bridgette Alexandrou M.S., CCC-SLP, Moffitt Cancer Center What: “Laryngectomy Management for Speech Pathologists—Swallowing and Communication Considerations“ Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab … Continue reading

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Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting

Our next quarterly MESPA meeting is scheduled on Sunday, July 8, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Tampa General Hospital. Who: Sarah Busser M.A.,CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill What: “Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for Adults“ Where: Tampa … Continue reading

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MESPA Symposium: Pediatrics Birth-Adolescence

We are pleased to announce the Fourth Annual MESPA Symposium on Pediatrics: Birth through Adolescence will be held on Saturday, April 14th from 8:00am-4:30 pm at Tampa General Hospital in the MacInnes Auditorium, 2nd floor, East Pavilion. We have an incredible group of … Continue reading

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Join us this Sunday, October 8th, for a great MESPA presentation that will satisfy the requirement of Medical Errors for Florida SLP licensure! Who: Michelle Harvey, M.S., CCC-SLP, of Tampa General Hospital What: Prevention of Medical Errors for the SLP  Where: Tampa … Continue reading

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Upcoming MESPA Presentations

Good evening, MESPA friends! We have scheduled MESPA presentations for the next year and a half. Our next quarterly MESPA meeting is scheduled on Sunday, July 8th from 6:00-8:00 pm at Tampa General Hospital. Who: Jennifer Ferreira, M.S., CCC-SLP, PhD … Continue reading

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The MESPA 3rd Annual Symposium on Neurological SLP Disorders was another huge success!

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, Tampa General Hospital hosted a wonderful symposium with Tampa Bay’s finest Speech-Language Pathologists as presenters. The agenda included the following for 7 hours of Florida State CEU’s: 8:00-10:00: Andrea Hayes M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S (Blake Medical … Continue reading

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Upcoming MESPA Quarterly Meeting

Our next quarterly MESPA meeting is scheduled on Sunday, January 8th from 6:00-8:00 pm at Tampa General Hospital. Who: Cynthia Williams Bowen, MS, CCC-SLP, Bowen Speech-Language Therapy, LLC What: Obstructive Sleep Apnea, OPEs & SLP’s Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab … Continue reading

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