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Ann Eddins has nearly 30 years of academic experience within CSD and a passion for advancing academic programs, clinical services, and the development of faculty and researchers within the discipline. Her previous experiences in academic program development, coupled with her facilitation of research and management of academic health clinical services, makes her the ideal leader to build upon the successful history of the School while advancing diversity, equity and inclusion to facilitate the goals of the School.

She is a classically trained neuroscientist and clinical audiologist and holds a Ph.D. in auditory neurophysiology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She completed post-doctorate training in neuroscience at the University of Florida. She also earned MBA and MS degrees in business administration, with a focus on medical and health sciences management from the University of Rochester.


  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Auditory Neurophysiology, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • MBA, Master of Business Administration, University of Rochester
  • MS, Master of Science, University of Rochester
  • CCC-A, Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology

Eddin’s research and clinical interests are aimed at understanding the neural bases of auditory perception in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired adults with a focus on neural encoding and neural plasticity, aging, and rehabilitative intervention. Her research has been continuously supported over the years from NSF, NIH, Industry, and private foundations.

Areas of Specialty
  • Auditory Neurophysiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Hearing loss across the lifespan
  • Hearing and Cognition
  • Tinnitus
  • Amplification
  • Aging
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