Bridget Valla
Bridget Valla, M.S., CCC-SLPMarquette University

Harriet Barker Cramer Hall, 230C

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3377

Clinical Associate Professor

Speech Pathology and Audiology

Bridget Valla earned her Bachelor's of Science in the College of Communication in 1991, and her Master's of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology at Marquette University in 1992. She has practiced as a Speech Language Pathologist in pediatrics for the past 20 years in a hospital setting with a focus in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the Outpatient Pediatric Therapy Department.

Bridget served as an adjunct clinical and academic instructor at Marquette University since 2007. She joined the faculty full time in 2013. She teaches Intervention Issues Birth-To-Three Child and Procedures in Medical and School Settings. Bridget’s special interests are in neonatal feeding and development, pediatric feeding, expressive and receptive language delays and disorders, oral motor speech disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication. She also has experience in the treatment of children with neurological involvement. Bridget currently works pool as a Speech Language Pathologist at Columbia-St. Mary’s Hospital servicing the acute neonate and outpatient pediatric population.


  • B.S. Speech Pathology and Audiology, Marquette University
  • M.S. Speech Pathology, Marquette University

Courses Taught

  • SPPA 3964 Practicum Speech Language Pathology 1
  • SPPA 4964 Practicum Speech Language Pathology 2
  • SPPA 6965 Practicum Clinic
  • SPPA 6966 Practicum in Diagnostic Methods
  • SPPA 6730 Procedures in Medical and School Settings
  • SPPA 6550 Intervention Issues with Birth-To-Three Child

Professional Affiliations

  • American Speech Language Hearing Association Certificate
    • Special Interest Group 13 Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders
  • Wisconsin Speech Language Hearing Association
    • Certificate in Neuro Developmental Treatment
    • Wisconsin DSPS License


  • State of Wisconsin Dept. of Regulation and Licensing, Speech-Language Pathology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Pathology, ASHA