Audiology in a Research Setting: The Bridge Between Clinic and Lab

Includes a Live Web Event on 08/15/2024 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

Presenters: 

Destinee M. Halverson, AuD

Melissa R. Henry, AuD

Margaret K. Miller, AuD


CEUs: 0.1 AAA

Duration: 60 minutes

Instructional Level: Introductory

Program Focus: Knowledge 

Description:

Presenters will share insights into their own professional journeys, providing a guide on what makes for a successful career in research audiology. They will describe various skills, responsibilities, and settings in research audiology, while providing a brief comparison between clinical and research roles. Presenters will provide insight on transitioning from clinic to research, including research opportunities and what to know before taking on a research position. Presenters will also discuss ways to get involved in and incorporate research into a clinical audiology setting.


Learning Outcomes:  

1. Describe the skills needed (and not needed) to become a research audiologist.

2. Discuss levels of research involvement and how to identify these opportunities.

3. Compare and contrast roles as a clinical audiologist or research audiologist.

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Destinee M. Halverson, AuD

Dr. Destinee Halverson is a pediatric audiologist who works both clinically and in research. She splits her time between Seattle Children’s Hospital, providing diagnostic evaluations and amplification management for patients 0-21 years of age, and the Prosthetic Auditory Development Laboratory (PADL) at the University of Washington, primarily researching spectral and temporal resolution and speech perception in cochlear implant users. Dr. Halverson graduated with her Doctorate of Audiology from Western Washington University in 2021. Prior to graduation, she received a NIH/NIDCD T35 research traineeship at Boys Town National Research Hospital. She is currently the academic outreach coordinator for RAISN and enjoys discussing the combination of research and clinical practice with students and professionals.


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Melissa R. Henry, AuD

Dr. Melissa Henry is a Research Audiologist in both the Audibility, Cognition & Perception Lab and the Child Auditory Technology Lab at Boys Town National Research Hospital. She previously worked as a clinical audiologist providing diagnostic and intervention services across the lifespan. She is passionate about improving outcomes for children with hearing loss through advancements in treatment and technology.


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Margaret K. Miller, AuD

Dr. Margaret Miller is a Senior Research Audiologist at Boys Town National Research Hospital in both the Human Auditory Development and Spatial Hearing Labs, and one of the co-founders of RAISN, the Research Audiology Information and Support Network. She enjoys promoting research audiology to students and professionals based on her decade’s long experience in the field.

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Audiology in a Research Setting: The Bridge Between Clinic and Lab (0.1 AAA CEUs)
08/15/2024 at 2:00 PM (EDT)  |  60 minutes
08/15/2024 at 2:00 PM (EDT)  |  60 minutes