Forty for 40: Julie Burrows, MS-SLP ’03, CCC-SLP
Bermuda is a healthier place because of Julie Burrows’ efforts.
Since returning home after earning her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology degree, Burrows has held a series of positions in which she has advocated for and promoted the importance of identifying and treating communication disorders.
As an SLP at the Department of Health, she has screened the speech and language skills of children between 3-5 years of age, provided speech and language services to preschool, elementary and middle school pupils, informed aging populations about stroke and aphasia, and promoted to high school students the benefits of becoming a speech-language pathologist.
Burrows also has investigated issues pertaining to workplace environment as a Health and Safety Officer at the Department of Health, reviewed standards of practice and codes of ethics specific for practice in Bermuda as a member of the Board of Bermuda Speech-Language Pathology, and also is a clinical fellowship supervisor who mentors new SLP graduates.