Silvia Quevedo

Silvia QuevedoSilvia Quevedo, CCC-SLP, CAE
Director of Practice Guidance, APIC
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

Silvia Quevedo has ten years’ experience in association management. Starting June 22, 2015, she assumed the position of Director of Practice Guidance at APIC - Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. As director of practice guidance, Silvia directs activities of the practice guidance committee and leads efforts to collaborate with organizations in the development of guidelines and position statements that advance the practice of healthcare infection prevention and control.

Silvia previously served as Associate Director for Academic Affairs and Research Education unit at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association‘s (ASHA). Her work at ASHA involved managing diverse projects that address undergraduate and graduate education in communication sciences and disorders (CSD), faculty and student award and mentoring programs, data collection and publication of the national aggregate and state aggregate data reports on CSD education. She also provided consultation on matters related to higher education in communication sciences and disorders.

Prior to working at APIC and ASHA, Silvia was employed as a full time speech-language pathologist working primarily in healthcare settings with adult neurogenic speech and language disorders. She served as clinical faculty at University of the District of Columbia as well as Gallaudet University. Silvia continues to practice as a speech-language pathologist.

Silvia is a member of ASAE, as well as current certified member of ASHA. She is a past secretary of the DC Speech and Hearing Association (DCSHA) Board of Directors and later served as Program Chair for their Annual Conference. She also was a member of the Gallaudet University Science Advisory Board.

Silvia received her BA in Humanities from Providence College and her MS in Clinical Speech Language Pathology from the University of the District of Columbia.