Meghan R. Schaufele

Meghan R. Schaufele

Coordinator of Clinical Education

Office: LMEC 004
Phone: 843-661-1664

Meghan Schaufele is the Coordinator of Clinical Education and instructor for the Speech-Language Pathology Department at Francis Marion University. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with an undergraduate degree in political science and later returned to earn her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2007. As someone passionate about learning and diversifying her knowledge, Ms. Schaufele earned her Master of Business Administration in 2021 at Coastal Carolina University.

Throughout her career as a certified speech-language pathologist, she has primarily focused on working with adults. She has worked in a range of medical settings from outpatient therapy, skilled nursing, acute rehabilitation, and acute care hospital settings with level one trauma and comprehensive stroke centers. She is passionate about providing the best treatment for her patients and has been awarded the ASHA ACE award for continuing education.

While participating in research at the University of Tennessee, she was awarded ASHA’s SPARC (Students Pursuing Academic and Research Careers) Award. Ms. Schaufele has provided training and education related to speech-language pathology and swallowing to professionals and students of various backgrounds. She held board certification in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders while teaching continuing education courses for a professional education company and as a guest lecturer for nursing and occupational therapy programs at the university level. She has presented at multiple national conferences, participated in research, and co-authored articles for publication.