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Zeth Collom Bio
Zeth Collom

Zeth Everick Collom, MS, CCC-SLP

Instructor of Communication Disorders

Office: VHAC 2442V
Email: zcollom@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-5114

Professional Profile

Mr. Collom received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English with minors in theatre arts and psychology from Angelo State University in 2010. He obtained his Master of Science degree in communication disorders degree at West Texas A&M University shortly after. Mr. Collom holds the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association’s Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) as well as Texas state licensure in Speech-Language Pathology. Mr. Collom is currently pursuing his doctorate at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock.

Teaching and Related Service

Mr. Collom has had a variety of work experiences in both education as well as speech-language pathology. He taught freshman composition at Angelo State as well as worked in the campus Writing Center. Clinically, Mr. Collom has had experience in various settings with patients across the lifespan. Mr. Collom started as a licensed speech-language pathology assistant for Early Childhood Intervention. He has worked in public schools, skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, and for home health. In addition to supervising graduate students, Mr. Collom teaches introduction to voice disorders as well as field observations in communication disorders.

Research and Creative Activity

Mr. Collom’s professional interests include evidence-based practice and education in speech-language pathology, voice disorders in professional voice users, and language treatment and evaluation in adults and children. He also has a passion for augmentative-alternative communication, dysphagia, and aural habilitation. Mr. Collom currently assesses and treats patients with voice disorders using laryngeal videostroboscopy as well as other communication impairments in the WTAMU Speech and Hearing Clinic.

Personal Sketch

Although an SLP, Zeth is a big theatre kid at heart. He still aspires to be an actor when he grows up and is not afraid to blast various Disney or other musical soundtracks mixed in with classic rock on road trips. He met his wife Jacqueline while they were both in a production of Pippin at Angelo State during his freshman year. He is one of the few people who can say he is from Earth and be dead serious as several of his family members still live in the Springlake-Earth community.