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 April 2021

This is a friendly reminder of our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting titled “Trauma Informed Care: Shifting our Approach to Serve Those in Need,” featuring Jamie Meyer, Vice President of EFFINITY Training and Education of Metropolitan Ministries. Thiswill take place on Sunday, April … Continue reading

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MESPA Quarterly Meeting January 2021

Our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting featuring Sarah Busser, M.A., CCC-SLP on Dysphagia and Shared Decision Making that will take place on Sunday, January 10, 2021 from 6-8 pm, VIRTUALLY (online, and NOT at Tampa General Hospital)! You will be able to … Continue reading

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MESPA Virtual Quarterly Meeting 10/25/2020

Our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting featuring Cory O’Brien, M.A., CCC-SLP of Florida Hospital Physician Group, Voice and Swallowing Center on Laryngopharyngeal Reflux will take place on Sunday, October 25th from 6-8 pm, VIRTUALLY (online, and NOT at Tampa General Hospital)! You will … Continue reading

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2020 MESPA Symposium Cancelled

Due to the current international pandemic of the Coronavirus, Tampa General Hospital has cancelled all of their events, including conferences, into the month of May; therefore, we must cancel our 2020 MESPA Symposium on Social Issues which was scheduled on … Continue reading

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Sixth Annual MESPA Symposium

We are pleased to announce the Sixth Annual MESPA Symposium on “Social Issues Affecting the SLP” will be held on Saturday, April 18th from 8:30am-3:30 pm at Tampa General Hospital in the MacInnes Auditorium, 2nd floor, East Pavilion. We have an incredible group … Continue reading

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January 2020 Quarterly Meeting

Our next quarterly meeting is scheduled on Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Who: Jennifer Ferreira M.S., CCC-SLP of Because you can, LLC. What: “STOP Being Afraid of Technology”  Where: Tampa General Hospital, Rehab Center, Room #201: Curtis Hixon Room When: Sunday, January … Continue reading

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October 2019 Quarterly Meeting

We have a DATE change for our next quarterly MEDICAL ERRORS COURSE. The NEW date is Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Tampa General Hospital. We apologize for any inconvenience. Who: Michelle Harvey M.S., CCC-SLP of Tampa General … Continue reading

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MESPA Voice-Swallow-Airway Symposium

Welcome to the 5th annual MESPA Symposium page on Voice-Swallow-Airway at Tampa General Hospital presented on Saturday, April 13, 2019! You will find the presentation handouts that we have so far below. Feel free to view/download the handouts. Let us … Continue reading

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MESPA Symposium: Voice, Swallow, and Airway

We are pleased to announce the FIFTH Annual MESPA Symposium on Voice, Swallow, and Airway will be held on Saturday, April 13th 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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January 2019 Quarterly Meeting

Our next scheduled quarterly MESPA meeting will take place on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Tampa General Hospital. Who: Kristina Zannis, M.A., BCBA, SLPA of Independent Living Inc. What: “Bridging the Gap between Speech-Language Pathology and Applied Behavior Analysis“ … Continue reading

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