President-Elect

Clinical Director, Division of Audiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Education
BS: Audiology and Speech Pathology, Florida State University, 1978
MS: Audiology, Florida State University, 1979
PhD: Audiology, Florida State University, 1983

Position Statement
Audiology has evolved significantly over the past 25 years, and the next 25 years hold similar evolutionary prospects. The Academy is the vehicle by which the evolving priorities of the profession are addressed, including the following:

Areas of Special Interest

Honors
Larry Mauldin National Award for Excellence in Education; Invited Participant, Ida Institute Conference on Patient Motivation, Copenhagen, 2009; Keynote Speaker, 2013 Biennial Conference on Teaching in Audiology, University of Pittsburgh; Invited Participant, Conference on Education of the Deaf, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education, 2012; Guest Speaker, Second China Conference on Audiology, Beijing, China, 2014.

Professional Activities
Fellow, American Academy of Audiology, 1998–Present; Board Certified in Audiology, American Board of Audiology, 2009–Present; Associate Professor and Director, Division of Audiology, Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, 1995–2008; Member, American Auditory Society, 1983–Present; Editorial Board, Ear Nose and Throat Journal, 1987–Present; Task Force on Audiometric Symbols, 2007–2008; Gold Standards Conference Committee, 2008–2009; Board, Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education, 2002–2011; Chair, Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education, 2006–2011; Professor and Chief, Division of Communicative Sciences, Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2009–2014; Task Force on Gold Standards Outcomes, 2010; Chair, Advisory Committee, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program, Mississippi Department of Health, 2011–Present; Board of Directors, Magnolia Speech School, Jackson, MS, 2011–Present; Advisory Committee, George Osborne College of Audiology, Salus University, Philadelphia, PA, 2011–Present; Advisory Committee, Early Oral Intervention Program, University of Southern Mississippi, 2012–Present; Chair, Standards Committee, Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education, 2013–Present; Research and Posters Subcommittee, AudiologyNOW!, 2013; Organizer, Think-tank on Hearing Loss in Children in Mississippi, 2014; Editorial Board, Korean Journal of Audiology, 2014–Present; Learning Modules Subcommittee, AudiologyNOW!, 2014–2015; Clinical Director of the Division of Audiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 2015.