Renee Kinder

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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Kinder, a two-time graduate of Communication Sciences and Disorders, earned her bachelor’s degree in 2003 and her master’s in 2005. The Hopkinsville, Ky., native went on to work as a clinical specialist, director of clinical education, director of clinical services and vice president of clinical services before being named executive vice president of clinical services at Broad River Rehab, based in Asheville, N.C.

She has served as a preceptor for CHS, as well as a member of community faculty for the College of Medicine. She is a published author in the areas of payment reform, documentation and coding, and best practices for individuals with dementia and a regular contributor to McKnight’s.

She volunteers on behalf of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) serving as a State Advocate for Medicare Policy, Professional Development Manager and prior Editor for ASHA’s gerontology special interest group, and serves as a current advisor to the American Medical Association HCPAC RUC.