Margaret (Meg) Cafferkey

CCC-SLP MS

Speech-language pathologist
Swallowing and voice specialist, outdoor enthusiast and mom

Meg Cafferkey is a speech-language pathologist who specializes in evaluating and caring for patients with swallowing and voice disorders. She is particularly interested in treating children who have swallowing and feeding disorders. She is certified in lactation counseling, and this training aids her in providing additional support to breastfeeding mothers. Other interests include specific pediatric and adult voice disorders, such as exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction and chronic cough.

Cafferkey earned her undergraduate degree in speech pathology and audiology from Ball State University and her master's degree in communicative disorders from San Francisco State University. Before joining UCSF in 2015, she cared for patients of all ages in a variety of settings.

Cafferkey is an active member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She participates in several of its special interest groups, including those for voice disorders and swallowing disorders.

  • Education

    Ball State University, BS, Speech Pathology and Audiology, 1998

    San Francisco State University, MS, Communicative Disorders, 2004

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