Mrs Rachel Urquhart

Associate Lecturer Speech Pathology - Coffs Harbour

University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health

Career Summary

Biography

Rachel Urquhart is an Associate Lecturer in Speech Pathology with the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health at the Coffs Harbour campus.

Rachel graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Speech Pathology in 2010. She has worked as a speech pathologist in a variety of settings including both paediatric and disability fields, and most recently in adults.  She has experience with complex caseloads including laryngectomy and tracheostomy.

Rachel also works part-time as a Speech Pathologist at the Coffs Harbour Health Campus managing both adult inpatient and outpatients with communication and swallowing disorders and paediatric feeding inpatients.

Special interests include rural and remote health and clinical education.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology, University of Queensland

Keywords

  • Clinical education
  • Dysphagia
  • Evidence based practice
  • Rural speech pathology practice
  • Speech Pathology

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
170204 Linguistic Processes (incl. Speech Production and Comprehension) 80
119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified 20

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Associate Lecturer Speech Pathology - Coffs Harbour University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Australia

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
27/02/2012 -  Speech Pathologist Mid North Coast Local Health District
Australia
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Mrs Rachel Urquhart

Position

Associate Lecturer Speech Pathology - Coffs Harbour
University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details

Email rachel.urquhart@newcastle.edu.au
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