Bernice K. Klaben, PhD, CCC-SLP, BRS-S
Bernice K. Klaben, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) and associate director for the UC Voice and Swallowing Center. She is an adjunct instructor in the College of Allied Health Sciences in the UC Communication Science Department. Her specialty is in the areas of voice, dysphagia, and head and neck cancer. She is board recognized in swallowing and swallowing disorders. In addition to coauthoring this text, she has also authored research articles and text chapters relating to voice disorders. She has given numerous presentations and seminars in the area of voice and swallowing and has served as mentor to many students in the field of speech pathology.