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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our clinical audiologists hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence and Nebraska state licensure for Audiology. Clinicians who also fit hearing devices are state-licensed for hearing instrument dispensing.

Audiology Staff

Cochlear Implant Staff

Center for Childhood Deafness Staff

Administrative Staff

Adminstrative Assistant Staff

Research Staff

  • Sophie Ambrose, Ph.D. - Director of Communication Development Lab
  • Timothy Arbisi-Kelm, Ph.D. - Senior Research Associate, Word Learning Lab
  • Sarah Al-Salim, Au.D. - Staff Research Audiologist​​
  • Margo Appenzeller, Ph.D. LSLS Cert. AVEd. CED. - Research Early Interventionist
  • Aaron Beard - Research Assistant, Language Learning & Memory Lab
  • Nichole Eden, M.A. - Research Assistant, Word Learning Lab
  • Katie Gordon, Ph.D. - Director of Language Learning and Memory Lab
  • Jessica Koraleski, B.S. - Research Assistant, Communication Development Lab
  • Sue Nutty, M.A. - Research Assistant, Outcomes of School Age Children who are Hard of Hearing (OSACHH)
  • Kabao Lor - Research Assistant, Language Learning & Memory Lab
  • Nancy Ohlmann, M.A. CCC-SLP SLP Diagnostician and Manager of Participant Recruitment
  • Barb Peterson, M.A.. - Manager, Communication Development Lab
  • Merry Spratford, Au.D., CCC-A - Staff Research Audiologist
  • Mary B. Thomas - Coordinator, Recruitment & Quality Assurance, Human Subjects Core
  • Stephanie Uglow, M.S., CCC-SLP – Manager Language Learning & Memory Lab

Clinical, Educational, and Outreach Staff