Dr. Glen Tellis, a Board-Certified Fluency Specialist, completed his doctorate at the Pennsylvania State University and is a professor and chair of the Speech—Language Pathology Department at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania.
His research interests include fluency disorders, multicultural issues, research designs, treatment efficacy research, advanced digital technology, and clinical outcomes. He frequently presents papers at national and international conferences and has published articles that pertain to stuttering and other fluency disorders as well as articles that relate to culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
He has received externally funded grants for his research and has conducted numerous workshops on multicultural issues in communication disorders as well as assessment and treatment of stuttering. He was past president of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association and has served as editorial consultant and reviewer for the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research; Journal of Communication Disorders; Journal of Fluency Disorders; and Journal of Multilingual Communication Disorders. He has served as an advisory board member of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Stuttering Center of Western Pennsylvania; as a committee member of the National Stuttering Association’s Insurance Advocacy Board; and as a committee member of the American Board of Fluency and Fluency Disorders.
He also serves as an expert witness for the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs for Pennsylvania’s Department of State. He has served as a steering committee member and Schools Task Force liaison for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 4 (Fluency Disorders), was co-chair of the Division 4 Leadership Conference, was Fluency Topic Chair of ASHA’s 2010 Convention, and chair of the Inaugural Stuttering Attitudes Research Conference in Morgantown, West Virginia. In 2014, he received the Honors of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association.