Sherry Foldvary, MBA, MA, CCC-SLP
For 10 years prior to coming to CSUN, Ms. Foldvary was the director of Rehabilitation and Diabetes Services at White Memorial Medical Center, a 350-bed medical center located in the Boyle Heights area of East Los Angeles. As Director, she managed operations for inpatient and outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Occupational Medicine Services, the Neurodiagnostic (EEG) Department, and the East Los Angeles Center for Diabetes and was responsible for 15 programs/cost centers and a staff of 100 therapists, therapy assistants, nurses, technicians and support personnel. Her clinical expertise is in the area of pediatric and adult brain injury and dysphagia, although she also works with stroke patients. Foldvary has lectured and presented at conferences over the years in the area of brain injury, pediatric dysphagia and administrative issues in rehabilitation. She has also served as a clinical supervisor for the beginning and advanced diagnostic clinics on the CSUN campus.
Foldvary earned a bachelor of science in speech pathology and audiology from Loma Linda University and her master's degree at CSUN. She worked as a medical speech-language pathologist throughout her career. She received an MBA from La Sierra University. Foldvary has served on the Medical Rehabilitation Services Advisory Board for the California Hospital Association and as a board member for the CSUN Communication Disorders and Sciences Alumni Association.
Rosie Quezada, M.A. CCC-SLP
Rosie Quezada graduated earned her master's degree in speech and language pathology at Northwestern University and has spent the majority of her career specializing with the pediatric population. Quezada worked at the Elliott Institute, a small non-public school and agency, in La Crescenta, California, that specializes in serving children with autism in the moderate to severe range. Her clinical expertise has been in working with children and serving as an advocate for clients in the educational world of IEPs.
Quezada has also worked at Glendale Adventist Medical Center's Play to Learn Pediatric Therapy Center as a per-diem therapist and at White Memorial Medical Center, where she served as the clinical coordinator of the Speech-Language Pathology department. Her duties included supervising all speech therapy staff, coordinating supervision of SLP or SLPA students in their externships, seeing clients and keeping the staff up to date on changes in the field.
Quezada was an adjunct faculty member at Pasadena Community College, where she taught voice and diction as part of the curriculum for speech language pathology assistants.