Rossana Ramires, M.SLP, CCC-SLP, CB-SLP, OMTS

Clinical Educator, MS-SLP Program


Austin, TX


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Clinical Education


Masters in Speech-Language Pathology, Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
Bachelor of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology, Metodista Izabela Hendrix University Center–Brazil

Research Interests

Clinical supervision
Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

Based at the Austin, TX campus, Rossana Ramires joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences as a Clinical Educator in January 2024. She has experience in clinical instruction, having worked in various settings with children and adults as a speech-language pathologist since 2002.

Her main focus as a professional is to provide individualized treatment and customized therapy, with emphasis on a teamwork approach, as well as on cultural and linguistic diversity. Ramires is particularly interested in working with clients with speech and language disorders, normal and abnormal orofacial/craniofacial development and function, orofacial myofunctional disorders and feeding disorders. Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, her main area of interest is bilingualism and multiculturalism.

Ramires received a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology from Metodista Izabela Hendrix University Center-Brazil and a master’s in speech-language pathology from Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC/SP), Brazil. She earned a certificate in public health after completing continuing education at Southern Cross University (UNICSUL), Brazil, and was awarded with a certificate of specialization in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMTS) by the Speech-Language-Hearing Brazilian Federal Council. Ramires also has a bilingual certificate in Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Ramires holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) special interest groups on administration and supervision, swallowing and swallowing disorders, and cultural and linguistic diversity.