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Consultant /Senior Speech Language Pathologist/ Hospital Administrator

Greenville, North Carolina, United States
October 03, 2016

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W. Freda Wilson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/FASHA

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Greenville, NC 27858





• Excellent public relations and communication skills.

• Works well with others in group settings to reach common goals.

• Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills. Administrative:

• Solid executive level administrative skills.

• Senior administrative and development background in rehabilitative service delivery in large regional, national, and international settings. Grantsmanship:

• Initiated and administered successful grant applications, healthcare programs, higher education programs, and community service projects both on the national and international levels.

• Awarded competitive healthcare, educational, and community services grants (i.e. USDA, Duke, Community Health Centers of the USA, First Steps, King Faisel Foundation, and other.

• Recognized for excellence in grant writing, project development, teaching, clinical service delivery, community service, and research.


• Effective team development and staff recruitment background.

• Over thirty years of teaching and management experience in higher education in the United States and abroad.

Professional & Academic:

• Substantial experience in theoretical, educational, community service and clinical research.

• Formal and hands-on experience in fiscal and operational health service management.

• Expertise in NICU and Speech-Language Pathology Services for developmentally challenged infants and pre-school aged patients.

• Strong background in adult/pediatric neurogenic-based communication disorders. Specialized Training and Certification:

• Development, operation, and management of Non-Profit Projects.

• Joint Commission Healthcare policies and applications.

• Hands-on experience with orofacial myofunctional therapies across the life span.

• Rehabilitative Healthcare Administration

• SLP Healthcare Administration

• International Affairs/Healthcare

• Pediatric and Adult Dysphagia

• Autism

• Neurogenic Communication Disorders

• Multicultural Aspects of Communication



A challenging position in communication sciences, healthcare, education, development and/or service delivery.


BA-Speech-Language Pathology, 1970

South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina AM-Speech and Hearing Sciences, 1972

Ph.D.-Speech and Hearing Sciences, 1975

University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois

Dissertation: Dialect Fair Evaluation of Children

Thesis Advisor: Dr. Lois Joan Sanders


1975 - Present Consultant

VisionsWork! 101 Mary Beth Drive

Greenville, NC 27858

2009 – 2015 Head

Communication Disorders

Department of Otolaryngology

King Faisel Specialist Hospital & Research Center

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2008 – 2009 Major Gifts Officer

Office of Institutional Development

North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC 27701 1997 - 2008 Health Sciences Consultant/Visiting Professor South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC 29301 1997 - 2008 Adjunct Professor

San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, California 95192

2004 - Present Senior SLP Project Development Consultant/Adjunct SLP Clinician LA Speech-Language Therapy Center

5761 Buckingham Parkway

Culver City, California 90230

2004 - 2009 Adjunct Professor/Visiting Professor/Online SLP Program Consultant Tennessee State Univ., 3500 John A. Merritt Blvd., Nashville, TN 37209 3

2004 – 2007 Chief Executive Director (CEO)

Regenesis Community Health Center

750 South Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29301

1998 - 2004 Director, Regional Center for Rehabilitation Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, 101 East Wood Street Spartanburg, SC 29303

1997 - 1998 SLP/Pediatrics Manager

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, 101 E. Wood Street Spartanburg, SC 29303

1991 - 1997 Executive Director

Jeddah Institute for Speech & Hearing, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 1986 - 1991 Professor/Department Head

Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences

King Saudi University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

1986 - 1991 Director

Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology Department King Faisel Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

1978 - 1986 Associate Professor/ Professor / Clinical Supervisor South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC

1975 - 1978 Assistant Professor

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

1970 - 1975 Language Pathologist

Webber Elementary School, Urbana, IL

1972 - 1973 Assistant Professor/Clinical Supervisor University of North Carolina System/ Duke University Speech-Language Hearing Sciences Fellow, Durham, NC Medical Speech Language Pathology


• Recognized for Contributions to the Development of SLP in Saudi Arabia, 2013-2015

• Chair, Board of Visitors, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC, 2005-2008

• Member, Board of Trustees, Claflin College, Orangeburg, SC, 2002-2009

• Leadership Spartanburg, 2004

• Palmetto Upstate Woman of the Year, 2004

• Upstate South Carolina Career Woman of the Year, 1999

• NAFEO Distinguished Alumni Award, 1996


• Dwight D. Eisenhower Citizen’s Ambassador, Russia and the Czech Republic, 1996

• American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Fellow, 1995

• Invited Presentation - Rehabilitation Program Development, Queen of Sweden, 1995

• Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority International Mentorship Award, 1994

• University of South Carolina International Affairs Honors Board, 1993

• Member of US Secretary of State, His Honorable Richard Riley’s National Special Education Task Force, 1992

• Gubernatorial Appointee, South Carolina Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 1980-1986

• Fulbright Scholar to India, 1983-1985

• Florida State University Junior Faculty Merit Award, 1976-1977 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

• American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

• American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association(AMRPA)

• National Black Speech, Language and Hearing Association

• Phi Delta Kappa National Education Society

• Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

• International Rehabilitation Association

• Saudi Speech-Language-Hearing Association

• Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences (AAMS)

• Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (AOMT) REFERENCES:

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