Lamitra Baez, MS CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor

Professor Lamitra Baez is a full-time faculty member for the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program, a position she has held since January 2017. Her background as a Speech and Language Pathologist spans over 16 years. She has skillfully held a variety of positions with emphasis in working with infants, toddlers, and school-aged children with various speech and language disorders.

As Professor, Lamitra Baez has instructed undergraduate students in courses such as Language Science and Clinical Practicum, graduate students in Early Childhood Language Disorders and School-Aged Language Disorders, and post-graduate students in Clinical Issues in Speech and Language Pathology. Additionally, she is the Clinical Instructor for the Loma Linda Elementary Speech Clinic, supervising undergraduate students as they provide speech and language services for elementary students.

Currently, Professor Lamitra Baez is working to obtain her PhD in Educational Psychology and is expected to graduate in December of 2019. She is also an Advisory Board Member for the California Speech and Hearing Association and the SLP Master’s Degree Program at Loma Linda University.  She also serves as Secretary on the SAHP Faculty Council Executive Committee and as a Marshall for Commencement Ceremonies.

Education

  • PhD. Candidate, Capella University, Minneapolis
  • M.S., Communicative Disorders, San Francisco State University, San Francisco
  • B.A., Communicative Disorders, San Francisco State University, San Francisco

Professional Certificates

  • 2003, Clinical or Rehabilitative Service Credential
  • 2004, Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • 2004, California License in Speech-Language Pathology

Research Experience

  • Dissertation: The Relationship Between Culturally Competent Teaching and Special Education Referrals for African American Students, expected December, 2019