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Vrushali Angadi, PhD, CCC-SLP
Office Location: 

Room 124 Wethington Building

900 South Limestone Street

Lexington, Kentucky 40536-0200

Office Phone Number: 
(859) 218-0524
Position Title: 
Assistant Professor
Speech-language pathologist

Vrushali earned her doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of Kentucky, under the mentorship of Dr.Joseph Stemple. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from the University of Mumbai, India. She completed a Research fellowship at the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India with a focus on alaryngeal voice and speech rehabilitation. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and speech-language pathologist in the UK Voice and Swallow Clinic.

Clinical Focus: Vrushali’s duties mainly include management of voice, swallowing and upper airway disorders in the University of Kentucky Voice and Swallow clinic.

Academic interests: Vrushali provides clinical supervision for graduate students completing rotations in the UK Voice and Swallow clinic. She also assists Dr. Joseph Stemple in teaching the graduate class in Voice Disorders. In addition, she also provides lectures to the Otolaryngology residents at the University of Kentucky on diagnosis and management of laryngeal pathologies as well as alaryngeal voice rehabilitation.

Research interests: Vrushali’s main research focus is evidence-based, post-treatment voice and swallowing rehabilitation in the head and neck cancer population. 


  1. Angadi, V., McMullen, C., Andreatta, R., Dietrich, M., Uhl, T., & Stemple, J. (2018). Biobehavioral Measures of Presbylaryngeus. J Voice. doi:10.1016/j.jvoice.2018.11.005
  2. Bane, M., Brown, M., Angadi, V., Croake, D. J., Andreatta, R. D., & Stemple, J. C. (2018). Vocal function exercises for normal voice: With and without semi-occlusion. Int J Speech Lang Pathol, 1-7. doi:10.1080/17549507.2017.1416176
  3. Angadi, V., Croake, D., & Stemple, J. (2017).Effects of Vocal Function Exercises: A Systematic Review. J Voice. doi:10.1016/j.jvoice.2017.08.031
  4. Bane, M., Angadi, V., Dressler, E., Andreatta, R., & Stemple, J. (2017). Vocal function exercises for normal voice: The effects of varying dosage. Int J Speech Lang Pathol, 1-9. doi:10.1080/17549507.2017.1373858
  5. Angadi, V., Dressler, D., Stemple, J. "A Multidimensional Study of Vocal Function Following Radiation Therapy for Laryngeal Cancers." Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 126.6 (2017): 483-492.
  6. Graham, E., Angadi, V., Sloggy, J., & Stemple, J. (2016). Contribution of Glottic Insufficiency to Perceived Breathiness in Classically Trained Singers. Medical Problems of Performing Artists, 31(3), 179.
  7. J. C. Stemple, R. D. Andreatta, T. S. Seward, V. Angadi, M. Dietrich, C. A. McMullen. Enhancement of aging rat laryngeal muscles with endogenous growth factor treatment. Physiol Rep, 4 (10), 2016, e12798, doi: 10.14814/phy2.12798
  8. Angadi, V., Gal, TJ., Stemple, J. An interdisciplinary approach to the management of a patient with base of tongue carcinoma, Book chapter in a book titled “Cases in head and neck cancers” 
  9. Angadi, V., Stemple,  J.  (2012). New  Frontiers  and  Emerging  Technologies  in Comprehensive Voice Care. Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders, 22(2), 72-79
  10. Angadi, V.  (2014). Raising awareness of the cancer  burden  in  Appalachia.  KSHA Communicator, a publication of the Kentucky Speech-Language Hearing Association
  11. Angadi, V. (2014). Clinic helps cancer patients regain speech, contributing columnist, health column for the Lexington Herald- Leader.