Roger J. Ingham, Ph.D.

Roger J. Ingham is Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He was born in Australia and received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. in psychology (1972) from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. In 1982 he was awarded the Order of Australia. He has published 4 books and more than 180 papers, principally on developmental stuttering. His research has focused on the development of stuttering treatments, measures of stuttering and the neurology of stuttering. He is an ASHA Fellow and has received the Honors of ASHA. He has also been the recipient of several federally funded research grants for investigating stuttering in adults and its treatment. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Research Imaging Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where, in collaboration with Drs. Peter Fox and Janis Costello Ingham, he has developed a program of research on stuttering and its treatment using brain imaging techniques including PET, event-related fMRI and diffusion tensor imaging. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in UCSB's Brain Imaging Center.

Irene Seybold Murphy, CCC-SLP

Irene Seybold Murphy is a licensed and credentialed Speech Language Pathologist. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from UC Santa Barbara with focus on Speech and Hearing Sciences, Psychology, & Linguistics. She continued on to receive her Master's degree from CSU Long Beach. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. She has had 7 years of experience with development and conduct of the MPI Program under Dr. Ingham and has 9 years of experience with research and training with the Stuttering Measurement System. As a private practitioner, she has worked with children and adults with various speech and language disorders.