Appointments Referring Phsyicians
The Ohio State University Plastic Surgery
915 Olentangy River Road, Suite 2140
Columbus, OH 43212
Ph: 614.259.7920
Fax: 614.293.9024

Adriane Baylis, PhD, CCC-SLP

baylissquareAdriane Baylis, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a speech scientist, craniofacial speech pathologist and director of the Velopharyngeal Dysfunction Program. She is also Assistant Professor of Clinical Plastic Surgery, Speech and Hearing Science, and Pediatrics at The Ohio State University. Her clinical interests include perceptual and instrumental assessment of velopharyngeal dysfunction in children with cleft palate and other craniofacial anomalies. Her research focuses on meansurement of speech outcomes in children with cleft palate and the multifactorial nature of speech disorders and velopharyngeal dysfunction in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Dr. Baylis is affiliated with both The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.


  • B.S. – Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI. – 2001
  • Ph.D – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. – 2007

Clinical Interest

  • Cleft lip/palate
  • Craniofacial anomalies
  • Velopharyngeal dysfunction
  • Resonance disorders
  • 22q11.2 deletion syndrome

Research Interest

Speech outcomes and disorders in populations with velopharyngeal dysfunction, cleft palate, craniofacial syndromes, including 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (Velocardiofacial syndrome); Validity and reliability of psychological scaling methods used for listener perceptual judgments of speech of persons with cleft palate and other voice and resonance disorders

Awards, Honors & Organizations

Chair (2011) of Membership Committee and Member of Research Education Commitee, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, Co-Chair (2010-2011) for Membership Committee (2006-present), 2008 Nominating Committee. Member since 2003.

2008, 2007, 2006 ACE Awards for Excellence in Continuing Education, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. 2005 New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.”

Chair (2010), Education Committee, Special Interest Division 5: Speech Science and Orofacial Anomalies, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Member since 2004.