Office: SLHS C280
Jen Walentas Lewon, MS, CCC-SLP is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. She is a certified clinical speech-language pathologist with experience in acute care, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, private practice and home health settings. At the CU Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic, she provides assessment and intervention for adults with voice and neurogenic communication impairments and voice and communication training for individuals who identify as transgender or non-binary.
Professor Lewon teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in speech and hearing science and clinical practice. Her clinical and research interests include voice and speech disorders, voice and gender expression, instrumental/acoustic measurements of voice and speech, LSVT, and clinical queries that advance evidence-based practice.
Professor Lewon enjoys academic technology and teaching online. She is interested in use of technology to improve teaching, enhance learning and increase access for remote students. She coordinates the Speech-Language Pathology Prerequisites (SLPP) distance learning program, which was developed in response to shortages of qualified speech therapy personnel to serve the needs of students with communication and learning challenges in Colorado public schools.
Professor Lewon received an MS in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Arizona State University and an MA in Applied Linguistics from Northern Arizona University.