Richard D. Andreatta
Richard D. Andreatta, PhD, is an ASHA Fellow and a full professor in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) and the Rehabilitation & Health Sciences Doctoral Program in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Andreatta received his PhD in Speech Physiology and Neural Science from Indiana University, Bloomington, and completed postdoctoral work in animal laryngeal neurophysiology at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Andreatta serves as the director of undergraduate studies in CSD and teaches courses in the speech sciences, speech anatomy & physiology, communication neuroscience, rehabilitation neuroplasticity, and dynamic systems theory. Dr. Andreatta is a recipient of the University of Kentucky’s Great Teacher Award and the UK College of Health Sciences Kingston Award for Teaching Excellence. Dr. Andreatta's research interests include sensory neuroscience of the human vocal tract, laryngeal muscle biology, and the neurophysiology of speech production. Dr. Andreatta lives in Lexington, Kentucky with his wife, three children, and golden retriever.