Dr. Kuehn Receives ACPA Award

Dave Kuehn-150Dr. David Kuehn, emeritus professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science, has been selected to receive the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. The award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional service and contribution to ACPA.

Dr. Kuehn has served as historian, vice president, president, and past president for the ACPA. His research interests include speech anatomy and physiology and cleft palate, with a specific emphasis on the anatomy and physiology of the velopharyngeal region. He taught courses on anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism, speech science, orofacial anomalies, and neural bases of speech and language. He has been a research associate in otolaryngology with Carle Foundation Hospital’s Department of Research since 1986 and is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.