Jennell C. Vick, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University in the Department of Psychological Sciences Program in Communication Sciences, with secondary appointments in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine. Dr. Jennell Vick is also the Executive Director of Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center (CHSC) Her primary research interest is the movements that generate what we recognize as speech and sign language—how do these movements develop in children who are typical and in children who have disorders that affect these structures? How do these movements evolve as part of normal and disordered aging? She is a co-inventor of a new technology that uses real-time visualization to treat speech sounds, called Opti-Speech. Her leadership at CHSC is focused on strategies to ensure long-term social and economic sustainability for nearly century-old agency and implementing evidence-based practices for vulnerable populations. She is a certified speech-language pathologist.