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Deborah T. Scheble

  • Assistant Professor
    Speech-Language Pathology

Dr. Deborah Scheble is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and has practiced as a Speech-Language Pathologist in Florida for over 20 years.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Palm Beach Atlantic College, a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of South Florida, a Higher Education Teaching Certificate from Harvard University, and a Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology from Northwestern University.  In addition to treating individuals in the acute care, subacute, school, and home healthcare settings, her experience includes Clinical Fellow mentorship, leadership, education, and quality improvement. 

Dr. Scheble’s research focused on the development of post-graduate healthcare professionals.  She has presented at the Annual Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Convention, the Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and at various colleges and school districts throughout Florida. She is an Assistant Teaching Professor and provides clinical supervision.  Current courses include Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Disorders in Special Populations.  Dr. Scheble served as a hospital Ambassador for the Compliance and Ethics Department and has been an active member of Alpha Delta Kappa since 2003.  She enjoys traveling, baking, and volunteering in her community.

  • Speech-Language Pathology License, State of Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, April 20, 2001
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, March 2001
  • Certificate of Recognition Meritorious Poster Submission, Mentorship Models for the Development of Post-Graduate Healthcare Professionals, Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, November 2021
  • Community Cares Hero Recognition, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, 2017
  • Community Cares Hero Recognition, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, 2016
  • Customer Service Honor Roll, Morton Plant Rehabilitation Center, Fall 2008
  • WOW Team Member Excellence Award, Morton Plant Rehabilitation Center, Fall 2006
  • Award for Continuing Education, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, June 2004
  • Rookie Exceptional Education Teacher of the Year Finalist, Pinellas County Schools, 2002
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (GGSLP743)
  • Disorders in Special Populations (GGSLP632)
  • Professional Issues (GGSLP746)
  • Capstone II (GGSLP784)
  • Phonetics (CSD305)

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Doctor of Speech-Language Pathology, March 2020
Culminating Project: Mentorship Models for the Development of Post-Graduate Healthcare Professionals

Harvard, The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
Higher Education Teaching Certificate, December 2019

University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Master of Science, Speech-Language Pathology, August 1999

Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, Florida
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, May 1992

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Gannon University, Ruskin, Florida, November 2021 – Present
  • Rehabilitation Liaison, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Florida, April 2016 – November 2021
  • Director of Therapy Services, Community Rehab Associates, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida, May 2012 – April 2016
  • Speech-Language Pathologist, Morton Plant Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Clearwater, Florida, June 2004 – May 2011
  • Speech-Language Pathologist, Community Rehab Associates, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida June 2001 – August 2007
  • Speech-Language Pathologist, Pinellas County Schools, Largo, Florida, March 2000 – August 2006
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, Maryland
  • Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Tallahassee, Florida

Dr. Scheble’s research interests include best practices for Clinical Fellow mentorship and the development of post-graduate healthcare professionals.· 

  • Co-Chair, Ruskin Wellness Fair, 2022-2023
  • Sergeant of Arms, Historian, Treasurer, Committee Chairs, Alpha Delta Kappa, Active Member 2003-Present
  • Ambassador, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Compliance Ambassador Program, Compliance and Ethics Department, 2021
  • Co-Chair, School Advisory Council, Pinellas County Schools, 2004-2006
  • Chair, Eckerd Youth Transition to Community Program, 2004-2005
Deborah         T. Scheble

Phone: 813-658-4947
Office: R A102

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