Alaina is the lab manager for the Speech and Neurodevelopment lab. She graduated in 2018 with her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and completed her B.S. at Texas Christian University. She is passionate about working with infants and is excited to join the SNL to research sucking, feeding, and early vocalizations in preterm and full-term infants. In her free time, Alaina enjoys traveling, dancing, and spending time with friends.