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


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)

  • 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:Linda I. Rosa-Lugo
  • Amount: $7,500 | Timeframe: 06/14/2017 - 05/31/2018
    Funding Type: Foundation/Industry
    Funding Agency: UCF Foundation, Inc.
  • Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Spring 2021
    Written By: Megan Pabian | 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...
  • Clinical Spotlight: Janel Cosby
    Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 1, 2020
    Janel Cosby ’04, audiologist and clinical lecturer in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is preserving, protecting and enhancing peoples’ hearing. As a child, she always wanted to pursue...
  • Clinic Welcomes Cosby as New Audiologist
    Written By: Karen Guin | May 26, 2015
    The Communication Disorders Clinic is pleased to welcome Janel Cosby, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, F-AAA, (right) as its new audiologist and a clinical lecturer. Cosby is a native of Orlando and UCF alumna,...
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