Dennis M. Ruscello, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dennis M. Ruscello, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at West Virginia University (WVU) and also holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor of Otolaryngology. He is Co-Director of the WVU Cleft Palate Team. His major research and clinical interests are in sound system disorders, particularly structural-based disorders such as cleft lip and palate. He has published over 100 manuscripts and presented approximately 180 papers to various professional groups. Dennis was a mentor for the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (WVU CED) and a member of the WVU CED Feeding and Swallowing Team for 25 years. He holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology and is an ASHA Fellow.