Certified Professionals


All of the speech-language pathologists and audiologists in the Speech and Hearing National Referral Network™ are ASHA certified and licensed professionals. 


Kristie Knickerbocker 

Speech Language Pathology; Vocology; Singing Voice; Dysphagia;

Kristie Knickerbocker is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist and singing voice specialist with special training in the area of voice, voice disorders and treatment of the singing voice. Kristie is owner of a tempo Voice Center in Fort Worth, TX. She has experience with singers and professional voice users of all types. She provides intervention for speech, language, voice and swallowing disorders. 

Melissa Malani, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Dr. Jessica Galgano

Speech Language Pathology; Children's speech services; Early Intervention; Toddlers; Adult speech services; Telehealth; LSVT LOUD®

Dr. Galgano is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist and the Founder and Executive Director of Open Lines in New York, N.Y., where she oversees all clinical treatment performed at the clinic. Dr. Galgano founded Open Lines on the principle that an integrated approach to therapy is the ideal way to treat speech and language disorders. Her clinical practice extends beyond treatment; Open Lines is consistently engaged in research, education and political advocacy.