Joseph C. Stemple, PhD, FASHA, CCC-SLP


Joseph Stemple received his PhD 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, in Dayton, Ohio, and the Professional Voice Center of Greater Cincinnati. He used these clinical and administrative skills to guide the development of the UK Voice & 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 is the author of the texts Voice Therapy: Clinical Studies (4th edition) and Clinical Voice Pathology: Theory and Management (5th edition) (Plural Publishing, Inc, 2014) as well as research articles and text chapters related to clinical voice disorders. Stemple is an active national and international speaker and lecturer on topics related to evaluation and management of voice disorders. He is a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Faculty Rank

  • Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Training & Education


University of Cincinnati

Certifications and Special Training

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Fellow

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