Kenneth Melnick, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is an Associate Professor at Worcester State University and a Board-Certified Specialist in Fluency. He earned his doctorate at Vanderbilt University in 2000 where he specialized in stuttering. He came to Worcester State University in 2004 where he helped create a summer therapy program for children and teens who stutter. The program has run on and off every year since then depending on participant availability. He has been a supervisor for graduate students in the Worcester State University Speech-Language-Hearing Center and teaches the graduate courses in Fluency Disorders and Counseling in Communication Disorders.