Professor Pam Grunwell
Professor Pam Grunwell was Professor of the Dept of Human Communications at Leicester University. As a renowned linguistic and phonetician, she has made a major contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the area of speech problems associated with cleft lip and palate.
Pam had a supervisory role in almost all of the post-graduate research that has been carried out in the UK and in Ireland during the 1990's. She produced a book called Analysing Cleft Palate Speech, based on much of this research. She has been co-author of many papers published in the UK and Ireland addressing the descriptions of speech characteristics associated with Cleft Palate.
Pam was the project Director for the Eurocleft speech studies, which carried out the first significant crosslinguistic investigation of speech problems in Cleft Lip and Palate.