University of Kentucky
Dr. Stemple received his Ph.D. in Communication Disorders from the University of Cincinnati in 1977. He joined the faculty in the UK Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2005 following a 30-year clinical career as founder and director of the Blaine Block Institute for Voice Analysis and Rehabilitation, Dayton, OH, and the Professional Voice Center of Greater Cincinnati. He used these clinical and administrative skills to guide the development of UK's Voice and Swallow Clinic. He holds a joint appointment with the Department of Otolaryngology and is Affiliate Faculty with the UK Graduate Center for Gerontology. Dr. Stemple's research involves a translational study of various aspects of the aging voice including epidemiology, treatment outcomes, and the biology and physiology of aging laryngeal muscles.