Speech Language Pathologist, Weisman Children's Hospital
Kira Amalfitano, 36, is a speech language pathologist and mother of three. A native of Brigantine and a Holy Spirit High School graduate, Kira earned her undergraduate degree from Iona College and master’s from The College of New Jersey. Kira works for Weisman Children's Hospital outpatient facility in Northfield as a specialist in speech, communication, feeding and swallowing care for children, birth to 18 years old. A collegiate-level tennis and rowing athlete, Kira has a passion for participation in community programs to help people with disabilities. She has helped run the Adaptive Rowing program in Brigantine for the past 20 years, helped organize the rebuilding of Shark Park Playground and volunteers at St. Thomas Church during the children's liturgy and baptismal prep classes. Kira is a humble, dedicated mother and professional who gives support to her family and community in every way she can.