About Carmen Vega-Barachowitz , MS, CCC-SLP, FASHA

Carmen Vega-Barachowitz, MS, CCC-SLP, FASHA, is the Director of the Speech, Language & Swallowing Disorders and Reading Disabilities Department at Massachusetts General Hospital. She also has administrative oversight of the Chaplaincy and Medical Interpreter Services at Mass General, and is an assistant professor at the Mass General Institute of Health Professions.

Carmen has over 35 years of clinical experience, with a focus on leadership and administration in the last two decades. She is a member of the Mass General Nursing & Patient Care Services Executive Committee and advisor to the Diversity Collaborative Governance Committee.

Carmen was the recipient of the 2009 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Diversity Champion, 2009 Ernesto Gonzalez Award for Outstanding Service in the Latino Community and 2010 Boston Business Journal Champions in Health Care.

Carmen is a member of the Board of Trustees at Bunker Hill Community College.