Faculty and Staff

Academic Appointments

Lecturer/Audiologist, 2015 – Present

Graduate Admissions Committee, 2016 – Present

School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Selected Awards, Honors and Recognitions

American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Award for Continuing Education (ACE), July 2013, September 2016 and December 2018

American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, Leadership Development Program-Audiology (ASHA LDP-A), July 2012 – April 2013

AG Bell Cochlear Implant Fellow, July 2009 – March 2010
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Credentials/Education

Doctor of Audiology (2011)
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Doctor of Philosophy, Communication Sciences and Disorders (2011)
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Bachelor of Science, Communicative Disorders (2004)
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Associate of Arts (1999)
Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL

Licensure and Certifications

State of Florida Department of Health Division of Medical Quality Assurance: (2014)

Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A): (2011)
American Speech Language and Hearing Association

American Academy of Audiology-Fellow (FAAA): (2011)

Credentials

  • AuD, Doctor of Audiology
  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy
  • CCC-A, Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology
  • F-AAA, Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology
Areas of Specialty
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Aural Rehabilitation
  • Hearing Disorders Across the Lifespan

Research Grants

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Speech Perception, Cognitive Processing and Self-Reported Communication Abilities in Older Adults with Hearing

  • PI: Janel Cosby
  • Co-PI:
  • Amount: $7,500 | Timeframe: 06/14/2017 - 05/31/2018
    Funding Type: Foundation/Industry
    Funding Agency: UCF Foundation, Inc.
  • CSD Faculty, Students and Alumni Present at Annual ASHA Convention in Washington, D.C.

    Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | November 4, 2021
    Faculty, students and alumni from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders will participate in this year’s ASHA Convention, both in-person and virtually, from Nov. 18-20 in Washington, D.C. Experts from around the country will share research,...
  • UCF Grad Student Receives Hearing Aids Thanks to Philanthropic Gift

    Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ’98 | October 9, 2021
    A fund created by a UCF alum helped Selena Lopez ’18 keep her dream to become a speech-language pathologist alive after she was diagnosed with hearing loss. Selena Lopez ’18, a graduate student...
  • Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Spring 2021

    Written By: David Janosik | July 15, 2021
    Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance scientific discovery. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...
  • Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2020

    Written By: CHPS Communications | January 14, 2021
    Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance the profession. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...
  • Communicating Momentum: Communication Disorders Clinic Serves Patients During Pandemic

    Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 16, 2020
    The Communication Disorders Clinic, located in Research Park on the campus of the University of Central Florida, is operating differently than it did pre-pandemic, but its commitment to helping those with speech or language difficulties has...
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