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Jennifer N. Hietala, SLP


Speech-Language Pathologist


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Facilities & Clinics

    • Address
      3525 E. Louise Dr. (Meadowlake Building), Suite 255 Meridian, ID 83642
      Mon - Thu: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Phone
      (208) 489-5099
      (208) 489-5098

About Jennifer N. Hietala


Jennifer Hietala, MS, CCC-SLP is a pediatric speech-language pathologist specializing in feeding, lactation, and swallowing disorders. Her certifications include VitalStim®, Beckman Oral Motor, and the SOS Approach to Feeding. Jennifer uses a holistic and multidisciplinary approach in working with each patient and family. She prioritizes keeping feeding safe and positive as patients and families move through therapies.  

Jennifer earned a bachelor's degree in health science studies from Boise State University where she was also a member of the Broncos' NCAA Division I women’s golf team. She earned a master's degree in speech-language pathology from Idaho State University.

Jennifer holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence through the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). She was a significant contributor in developing St. Luke’s Children’s outpatient feeding program.   

In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two daughters. 

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Awards & Distinctions

2019 - ACE Award for Continuing Education, ASHA
2013 - ACE Award for Continuing Education, ASHA

Reviews for Jennifer N. Hietala

  • These ratings and comments are collected through in-depth care experience surveys administered by Press Ganey Associates on behalf of St. Luke’s. The star ratings include surveys dating from 2018 to present. We've posted the ten most recent patient comments for your reference.