Genesis Hernandez is a 2nd year graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently assisting in Dr. Paydarfar’s lab by monitoring data collection from preterm infants in the NICU. In May 2018, Genesis received a bachelor of health science with honors in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Florida. She is currently working towards a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology with a specialization in bilingualism. Genesis’ clinical interests include supporting swallowing development in preterm infants, pediatric dysphagia, caregiver education, and improving assessment and treatment of Spanish-English bilingual children with speech and language disorders.