SNR’s owner Tiffany Turner is a board certified specialist in swallowing, one of only a handful in the OK, AR, and KS region. Board certification through the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (ABSSD) is a rigorous 3-5 year process and is the highest certification available for clinicians treating dysphagia. Tiffany graduated with honors from Oklahoma State University with her Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees. She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and has received 3 Awards for Continuing Education (ACE Awards). Tiffany was a NextGen Under 30 award recipient in 2017, where she was recognized for her exceptional professional drive and service to her community. She and her husband Eric Turner founded the SNR regional clinic in 2014 to fill a need for more providers of specialized adult medical speech pathology services in Oklahoma.
Tiffany has several specialty trainings and certifications in many areas within swallowing and voice, including the following (among many others): fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) diagnostics, videostroboscopy voice diagnostics, the McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program (MDTP), myofascial release/manual therapy, neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), surface electromyography (sEMG), and the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Program (LSVT LOUD).
Tiffany is a clinical educator and has taught thousands of other speech-language pathologists worldwide through her ASHA-accredited continuing education courses and published resources. She also supervises graduate students and guest lectures at universities on a regular basis. Tiffany ensures that SNR is offering the highest quality of services and using the most current evidence-based practices. In addition to her primary roles as owner/educator/ consultant, Tiffany also enjoys serving on the Oklahoma Muscular Dystrophy Association team at Tulsa’s monthly multidisciplinary ALS Clinic.
Stacy Rathbone, MS, CCC-SLP
Stacy Rathbone received her Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from Northeastern State University, where she graduated with honors. Stacy holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence through the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She completed a graduate internship and her clinical fellowship year here at SNR under Tiffany in 2016 and has been with SNR for her entire career thereafter. Stacy is a highly skilled endoscopist and completes fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) and videostroboscopy voice exams regularly for ENTs throughout the region. She has several specialty clinical certifications and is trained in the McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Program (MDTP), the LSVT LOUD voice treatment program, myofascial release/manual therapy, neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) for dysphagia rehabilitation, and surface electromyography (sEMG), among many others. Stacy is SNR’s full time outpatient clinician and our primary treating therapist. She has experience treating medically complex patients with various types of etiologies and leading support groups for Parkinson’s disease and primary progressive aphasia. She also regularly supervises graduate student interns in the SNR clinic and is an adjunct instructor at her alma mater, NSU.
SNR's office assistant, Connie Turner, is a retired school librarian and received her Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Oklahoma. She helps obtain insurance authorizations for new patients and handles scheduling and logistical needs to keep the clinic running smoothly.
Eric Turner, co-owner of SNR with his wife Tiffany, received two degrees from Oklahoma State University in Business Administration and Management Information Systems. He works full time in the IT industry but also works hard behind the scenes at SNR to manage our insurance billing, finance, and IT needs.