Keri Jones is the creator of Speech Sounds Visualized and a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) at Pullman Regional Hospital, Summit Therapy & Health Services in Pullman, Washington.
She received her B.A. in Speech & Hearing Sciences from Washington State University in 1998, and her M.A. in Speech & Hearing Sciences from Washington State University in 2000. Keri’s experience includes providing diagnostic and therapy services in the field of speech language pathology in the medical setting for 20 years. Through her hospital employment, she has also held contracts for rural schools, an early intervention program for babies and toddlers, a home health organization, as well as a skilled nursing facility. She is well versed in working with people of all ages for speech, language, voice, accent modification, cognitive, and swallowing concerns. Keri has also had the pleasure of teaching the Introduction to Speech & Hearing Sciences course at Washington State University for 5 years. Keri had the idea for the imagery associated with Speech Sounds Visualized in 2014 and began in earnest to bring this to fruition in 2016.
Director, Center for Learning & Innovation
Becky Highfill, Director of the Center for Learning and Innovation at Pullman Regional Hospital in Pullman, Washington. Becky is an Idaho native who studied at the University of Montana and prior to her current position, worked for 12 years managing a state-wide program at the University of Idaho for the NASA Idaho Space Grant Program. This program supported NASA’s initiatives through faculty and student research, scholarships, fellowships, K-12 education as well as public outreach.
Becky has spent the last 7 years as the Grants Manager for the Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation as well as the last 4 years in the role of Director of the Center for Learning and Innovation at Pullman Regional Hospital.
In her role as Grants Manager, she has been able to secure many awards, including federal USDA and HRSA grants. As Director of the Center for Learning and Innovation, she has successfully facilitated several medical patents and product development, launched a speech and language app and is the Board President of the Palouse Discovery Science Center in Pullman, Washington.
CARRIE COEN, Ph.D
Rehabilitation Services Director
Carrie received her B.S. in Biology from the University of Idaho in 1986, a B.S in Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 1988 and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2007 from the University of North Dakota. Carrie’s experience includes owning and managing a private outpatient physical therapy practice, serving as Chief Delegate for the Idaho Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association and serving on the Physical Therapy Licensing Board for the State of Idaho. She currently manages Summit Therapy and Health Services, a department of Pullman Regional Hospital that offers such diverse services as physical, occupational, speech and massage therapy, acupuncture, athletic training and genetic counseling. She serves on the Health Professions Student Center Advisory Board at Washington State University.