Jena DeMarco brings a diverse educational background with a B.A. in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University-Hawaii and a M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from Lewis University. Jena’s expertise lies in voice, infant feeding, swallowing, and myofunctional therapy, reflecting a commitment to personalized care.
Driven by a desire for each individual to feel heard, especially amid communication challenges, Jena’s professional journey was shaped by transformative experiences working with struggling students during her teaching days and working with under-served populations. These experiences brought her a deep understanding of the importance of genuine connection and acceptance for each individual and creating an environment that will meet their needs.
Jena has contributed to the field of pediatric voice therapy through her research of a scoping review on the effects of Corticosteroids on Pediatric Voice. She also earned recognition with high honors in Scholarly Work, Clinical Work, and a Top 10 GPA from Lewis University. Guided by core values, Jena prioritizes addressing root causes for long-term solutions.
Outside her professional life, Jena is the parent to five children. Has a love for outdoor activities such as hiking and camping. Jena is an avid reader and is never without a book to read.