Tammy Shilling received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas in 1990. She received her Master of Arts degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Kansas Medical Center campus in Kansas City, Kansas in 1992. She furthered her education with a Master of Science degree in Management in 1998 from Baker University in Gardner, Kansas.
Before joining Andrews University faculty, Tammy had 22 years of experience as a Speech Language Pathologist clinician as well as Operations and Clinical Management. She brings experience with adult neurocognitive disorders, Dysphagia, Voice, Tracheostomy and Ventilator, and Modified Barium Swallow Studies in a variety of settings. Tammy has worked in Skilled nursing facilities, Home health, Acute care, Rehab hospital , and Outpatient settings. Tammy has supervised graduate students and CFY’s over the past 22 years while practicing in the field. She has had a passion for clinical education in the field. Her passion is to ensure that our graduate students in Speech Pathology are prepared for employment and understand the “real working world.”
Tammy was born in Kileen, Texas at the Fort Hood Army Hospital. Tammy returned to Michigan where her mother’s family was born and raised in Battle Creek. She is married to Jerry Shilling who works for Siemens Medical. Together, they have two children, Paige and Nicholas.