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Dan Croake, M.M., Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Office Location: 

Room 124E Wethington Building

900 South Limestone Street

Lexington, Kentucky 40536-0200

Office Phone Number: 
(859) 218-0526
Position Title: 
Speech Pathologist - Voice and Swallow Clinic
Assistant Professor - Communication Sciences and Disorders

Education: Dan earned his master’s and doctoral degrees in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Kentucky under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph Stemple. He also has a master’s degree in Voice Performance and Pedagogy from Ohio University, and certification in Vocology from the University of Iowa. Dan is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Clinical Focus: Dan is a clinical voice pathologist with expertise in evaluation and treatment of voice disorders. He has specialty training in treatment/rehabilitation of the professional singing voice. Additionally, Dan cares for patients with swallowing disorders, upper airway disorders, and issues related to head and neck cancer. Research Interests: Dan’s main research focus is in voice science with emphasis on the dynamic nature and individual variability of voice production. He also works with animal models to study laryngeal muscle ultrastructure and muscle adaptation. Selected Publications: 1. Croake, D., (2016). Vocalization subsystem responses to a temporarily induced unilateral vocal fold paralysis. Ph.D. Dissertation. Lexington, KY. 2. Croake, D, Andreatta, R, & Stemple, J. (2016, August). Immediate effects of the vocal function exercises semi-occluded mouth posture on glottal airflow parameters: A preliminary study. Journal of voice. 3. Croake, D., Stemple, J., Uhl, T., Archer, S., & Andreatta, R. (2014, April). Reliability of clinical office-based LEMG in vocally healthy adults. Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology.