Michael Blomgren, PhD, CCC-SLP portrait
  • Chair, Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders

Research Summary

My primary research interests are in assessing behavioral and neurobiological aspects of speech motor control in stuttering and nonstuttering speakers. My secondary research interest is assessing stuttering treatment outcomes and assessing stuttering treatment efficacy.


  • PhD, Communication Science, University of Connecticut
  • MS, Speech Pathology & Audiology, The University of Hawaii
  • BS, Psychology, The Univerity of Victoria


Dr. Blomgren is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Utah. He has been at the University of Utah since 1999. He completed his B.Sc. in Psychology (University of Victoria, 1989), his M.S. in Speech Pathology (University of Hawaii, 1991), and his Ph.D. in Communication Science (University of Connecticut, 1999).

Dr. Blomgren’s research interests are broadly focused in two areas:

  1. evaluating aspects of speech motor control in stuttering and nonstuttering speakers  
  2. evaluating treatment outcomes of stuttering treatment

Dr. Blomgren has numerous publications in the area of stuttering and speech production. He has given over 100 presentations at conferences and meetings across the United States and in 15 different countries around the world. At the University of Utah, Dr. Blomgren teaches Fluency Disorders, Phonetics, and various graduate seminars. He is also the Executive Director of the University of Utah Intensive Stuttering Clinic: http://health.utah.edu/communication-sciences-disorders/clinical/intensive-stuttering/

He was born in Denmark and spent his school-age years in Canada. Dr. Blomgren enjoys the multitude of outdoor activities Utah has to offer, particularly road and mountain biking. He also enjoys traveling near and far with his wife and two daughters.