Brianna Welbourn,MS, CCC-SLP


Speech-Language Pathologist

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At Cancer Treatment Centers of America® , I enjoy being a part of a team that believes, and truly demonstrates in daily practice, the Mother Standard of Care—treating others how you would want any member of your own family to be treated.

Certificate of Clinical Competence – American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Brianna Welbourn, Speech-Language Pathologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), Chicago, is focused on helping patients restore their function and independence. “My goal is to assist in improving quality of life by providing education and treatment to help my patients achieve and sustain their ability to function throughout their cancer journey,” says Welbourn.

She joined CTCA® in December 2017, primarily working in the inpatient area of the hospital, assessing, diagnosing, treating and educating patients with swallowing, speech, language or cognition impairments. She also assists with evaluation and treatment planning in the outpatient setting as needed. Welbourn mainly works with patients who have dementia, head and neck cancer, brain tumors and metastases.

“I love working with the patients at CTCA,” says Welbourn. “Patients here are all eager to work hard and improve their quality of life. I am so grateful to have the opportunity to work closely and personally with my patients to help them identify and achieve their goals.”

Welbourn graduated summa cum laude from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in Whitewater, Wisconsin, where she received a bachelor’s degree in communicative sciences and disorders. She went on to receive a master’s degree in speech, language and learning from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Welbourn holds a certificate in clinical competence in speech language pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Before joining CTCA, she gained clinical experience in a variety of medical and academic settings.  

Welbourn enjoys spending time with friends and family and likes traveling and hiking. She is an avid sports fan and cheers for the Chicago White Sox, Bears, Blackhawks, Northwestern and Notre Dame.