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Jennifer N. Hietala, SLP


Speech-Language Pathologist


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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