Speech Pathologist
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US


MS from University of Utah
Voice and Swallowing
BS from University of Utah


Certificate of Clinical Competence
American Speech-Language Hearing Association
Texas Speech-Language Pathology License
Texas Dept of Licensing and Regulation

Professional Interests

  • Voice disorders
  • Dysphagia
  • Chronic Cough
  • Paradoxical Vocal Cord Dysfunction

Professional Statement

Charisse Wright is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist specializing in voice and swallowing disorders. She obtained both her undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Utah, and completed research in the areas of voice and swallowing both as an undergraduate student and a graduate student with Dr. Nelson Roy. She completed training at the University of Utah Voice Disorders Center. She then completed her clinical fellowship at Providence Medford Medical Center in Oregon, and has worked in the Intermountain Voice and Swallowing Clinic, in acute care with Intermountain Healthcare and in skilled nursing facilities. She is currently pursuing her Board Certified Specialty in Swallowing.

Currently, Charisse is a speech-language pathologist at The Institute for Voice and Swallowing at Baylor College of Medicine. She has clinical expertise in a wide variety of voice, swallowing and airway disorders.


Texas Speech-Language Hearing Association
American Speech-Language Hearing Association

Professional Development

ASHA Convention 2017
FEES and endoscopy
Sponsor: UC San Diego Health
A hands-on course in flexible and rigid endoscopy.
Online intensive training on a standardized protocol for assessment and documentation of MBSS.


Modified Barium Swallow Studies
Trained in MBS Impairment Profile for standardized rating and documentation of results of Modified Barium Swallow studies to describe and rate severity of dysphagia and related physiology.
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing
Training in FEES to evaluate swallowing physiology.