Meet the Team
Jennifer Rocca - Sexton, PA-C
Jennifer joined Dr. Meek at Anne Arundel ENT in 2009. Jennifer works closely with Dr. Meek to ensure the best possible care and treatment for our clientelle.
She has extensive Otolaryngology training and, after many years working alongside Dr. Meek, independently performs a variety of advanced Otolaryngology diagnostics and procedures.
Prior to joining Dr. Meek, Jennifer worked for eight years practicing Primary Care and Family Medicine in Arnold, Maryland. She has also worked in the fields of urgent care, emergency medicine, orthopedics, and rheumatology.
Jennifer received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Towson University and her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Sciences from King’s College in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. She continued post-graduate coursework in epidemiology and microbiology. Prior to practicing medicine in a clinical setting, she practiced as a Research Assistant and Clinical Research Coordinator at Georgetown University School of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Several of her research years were spent participating in many fields of Otolaryngology research including the microbiology of sinonasal mucosa, head and neck cancer markers and gene therapy, and the role of acid reflux in laryngeal disorders.
Jennifer lives in Annapolis, Maryland with her husband and children. She is an avid exerciser, and enjoys cooking, travel, and spending time with family and friends as often as possible. She is an advocate for whole body health and can often be found counseling patients and AAENT staff about optimizing health through proper nutrition, regular exercise, stress management, and plenty of laughter.
Heather Langford - M.A., CCC-SLP
Heather Langford, M.A., CCC-SLP, received her Master of Arts degree in 1995 from the University of Maryland, College Park. She obtained her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in June of 1996. She has primarily worked in hospital settings where she concentrated her skills in voice and swallowing disorders with a special interest in stroke and tracheostomy/ventilator dependency rehabilitation. She specializes in the use of videostroboscopy for the evaluation of voice dysfunction in the professional voice user as well as those patients requiring care for head and neck cancer and those suffering from the effects of reflux. She works closely with Dr. Meek to assist with interpretation of swallowing studies and goal setting for patients having difficulty eating by mouth or communicating due to the effects of radiation and neurological conditions.