Lisa Hunter, PhD, is the scientific director for Audiology in the Communication Sciences Research Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and a professor of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Hunter has more than 25 years of pediatric clinical, research and teaching experience. A graduate and former faculty member of the University of Cincinnati and the University of Minnesota, she developed and directed the AuD program at the University of Utah. She was a visiting scientist at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, and has volunteered in Kenya on audiologic missions at a school for the deaf.
Dr. Hunter has authored more than 90 published articles, chapters and books in pediatric audiology and frequently lectures nationally and internationally, as well as serving on expert panels and task forces. She is currently conducting studies on a range of pediatric hearing loss, funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). She serves as chair of the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE).
Diagnostic pediatric audiology; congenital hearing loss; student precepting
Middle ear physiology; newborn hearing screening; childhood hearing loss diagnosis; intervention trials
Professor, UC Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryUC Department of Communication Disorders
Reproductive Sciences, Audiology, Communication Sciences