Ph.D., University of Cincinnati; M.S., and B.S., Florida International University



Early Intervention, Childhood Speech and Language Disorders, Assessment and Intervention of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations, Family-Centered Care 



Dr. Cuervo is an assistant professor and certified bilingual speech-language pathologist. She received her initial clinical training in speech-language pathology from Florida International University, after which she practiced at a pediatric private clinic, various school settings and as an early intervention provider for children with developmental delays. These early clinical experiences motivated her to pursue a doctoral degree at the University of Cincinnati. Her clinical expertise and research interest are on family-centered care, pediatric speech-language development, and early literacy skills of culturally and linguistically diverse children. As a Hispanic immigrant and first-generation scholar, Dr. Cuervo serves as a community liaison and advocate to support underrepresented communities.

Dr. Cuervo enjoys cooking, dancing, and spending time with her husband and family.