Karlind Moller

Professor Emeritus,

Karlind Moller

Contact Info

Professor Emeritus

University of Minnesota, National Institute of Dental Research Fellowship (Communication Disorders

PhD, University of Minnesota (Communications Disorders)

MA, University of Minnesota (Communications Disorders)

University of Minnesota (Communications Disorders)


Awards & Recognition

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech and Hearing Association, 1979
  • Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1983
  • NIH, Division of Research Grants, Initial Review Group, Special Study Section, 1985
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon - Honorary Membership, 1985
  • Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award (Di Carlo Nominee), Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1985
  • Honors of the Association, Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1993
  • Professor of the Year Award - Century Club, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, 1998
  • International College of Dentists, Honorary Membership, 2003



Moller, K.T., and Starr, C.D., The Effect of Listening Conditions on Speech Ratings Obtained in a Clinical Setting. Cleft Palate J. 21:286-292 (1984).

Starr, C.D., and Moller, K.T., Dawson, W., Graham, J., Skaar, S., Speech Ratings of Speech Clinicians, Parents, and Children, Cleft Palate J. 21:286-292 (1984).

Moller, K.T. and Gorlin, R.J., The Dubowitz Syndrome - A Retrospective. Samuel Pruzansky Festschrift Volume.Journal of Craniofacial Genetics and Developmental Biology 5 Supplement 1, 283-286, 1985.

Segall, M. and Moller, K., HLA region in cleft lip and palate: possible evidence for a T/t complex in man. Transplant. Proc. 17(1):781-782, (1985).

Moller, K.T., Early speech development: Interaction of learning and structure. In J. Barbach and H. Morris (Eds.)Multidisciplinary management of cleft lip and palate (Chapter 81). Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Co. 1990.

Moller, K.T., Starr, C.D., and Johnson, S. A Parent's Guide to Cleft Lip and Palate. University of Minnesota Press. Minneapolis, MN. 1990.

Moller, K.T. An approach to evaluation of velopharyngeal adequacy for speech. Clinics on Communication Disorders. 1(1):61-75, 1991.

Lang, R., Starr, C. and Moller, K. The effect of pubertal changes on the speech of persons with cleft palate. Cleft Palate J. 29 (3): 268-270, 1992.

Rhodus, N.L., Colby, S., Moller, K.T., and Bereuter, J. The quantitative assessment of dysphagia in patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome and secondary Sjogren's syndrome with systemic lupus erythematosus. Oral Surg., Oral Med., Oral Path. 79(3), 305-310, March 1995.

Broen, P., Moller, K., Carlstrom, J., Doyle, S., Devers, M., and Keenan, K. A comparison of the hearing histories of children with and without cleft palate. Cleft Palate- Craniofacial Journal 33:127-133, 1996.

Broen, P., Doyle, S., Carlstrom, J., J. Prouty, Moller, K.T. Acquisition of linguistic and cognitive skills with children with cleft palate. J. Speech Hearing Res. 41(3): 676-687, 1998.

Aurouze, C., Moller, K.T., Bevis, R., Rehm, K. Rudney, J. Presurgical status of the alveolar cleft and success of secondary bone grafting. Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Journal 37: 179-184,2000.

Kuehn, D. and Moller, K.T. State of the Art: Speech and language issues in the cleft palate population. Invited article forCleft Palate - Craniofacial Journal 37 (4): 348-1 to 348-35, 2000.

Moller, K.T. and Starr, C.D. Cleft Palate: Interdisciplinary Issues and Treatment. ProEd Publications Inc. Austin, TX. 1993 (2nd edition, 2005)