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Jeffrey Simmons, M.A., CCC-A

​​Clinical Coordinator, Cochlear Implant Center


  • B.A., Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, University of Northern Colorado, 1994
  • M.A., Audiology, University of Northern Colorado, 1996
  • Clinical Fellow, Audiology, Boys Town National Research Hospital, 1996-97

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
  • American Academy of Audiology
  • Nebraska Speech-Language and Hearing Association
  • American Auditory Society

Areas of Expertise/Interest:

  • Pediatric Audiology
  • Amplification for young children
  • Auditory neuropathy/dys-synchrony
  • Cochlear Implants

Representative Publications:

Simmons, J. L., & Beauchaine, K. L. (2000). Auditory neuropathy: A case study with hyperbilirubinemia. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 11, 337-347.

Keefe, D.H. & Simmons, J.L (2003). Energy transmittance predicts conductive hearing loss in older children and adults. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 114, 3217-3238.

Simmons, J., Beauchaine, K.L., & Eiten, L.R. (2007). Hearing instrument fitting for infants and young children. In R. S. Ackley, T. N. Decker, and C.J. Limb (Eds.), The essential guide to hearing and balance disorders (pp. 217-47). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Simmons, J. (2009, May/June). Cochlear implants in auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD). ASHA Access Audiology, 8(3).

Hughes, M.L., Neff, D.L., Simmons, J.L., & Moeller, M.P. (2014). Performance Outcomes for Borderline Cochlear Implant Recipients With Substantial Preoperative Residual Hearing. Otology & Neurotology, 35, 1373-1384.

Eiten, L.R. & Simmons, J.L. (2015). Audiological interventions for infants and preschoolers. In M.P. Moeller, D.J. Ertmer, and C. Stoel-Gammon (Eds.), Promoting language and literacy in children who are deaf and hard of hearing.​ Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.