speech pathologists


Our speech-language pathologists and audiologists help diagnose and treat adults and children who have speech disorders (stuttering, difficulty producing speech), language disorders (difficulty understanding others or expressing themselves), and swallowing disorders. These certified professionals also help children with autism and aid preschool children with language development.

Melanie Corgill-Cox, M.S., CCC-A-SLP
Melanie Corgill-Cox received both her graduate and undergraduate degrees from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama, completing her master’s degree in speech and hearing sciences in 1989. Melanie has dual certification and licensure in the fields of audiology and speech/language pathology. She has provided speech pathology assessment and intervention services since 1987.

Jennifer DiNunzio, M.A., CCC-SLP
Jennifer DiNunzio completed her undergraduate studies in communication disorders at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC in 1989. She received her master’s degree in speech-language and hearing sciences from Temple University in 1992. Jennifer is certified by the American Speech- Language -Hearing Association as well as the NC State Board of Examiners. She has specialized in working with the pediatric population since joining Capitol ENT in 1993. Her areas of interest include early language development, preschool language and phonological impairments, preschool fluency disorders and school-aged articulation and language disorders. She also has experience in working with children with autism.

Julia Lowe, M.S., CCC-SLP
Julia Lowe completed her undergraduate studies in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN in 1997. She received her master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from East Carolina University in 2000 and has specialized in providing care to the adult and geriatric population since that time. Julia is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association as well as the NC State Board of Examiners. Her areas of interest include voice disorders, swallowing impairment, speech-language disorders and cognitive deficits. She has a great deal of experience in working with Parkinson's disease, Guillain-Barre syndrome, traumatic brain injuries, dementia, head and neck cancer, tracheostomy care and stroke rehabilitation.