Ph.D. Alumnae and Alumni Placements

Our Ph.D. graduates have taken diverse positions in various work settings. Please see below where they are currently.


Kara Leyzac (AuD '10, PhD '10)

Assistant Professor,

Medical University of South Carolina

Kelly King (AuD ’08, PhD ’11)

Research Audiologist and Program Officer,

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Matt Winn (AuD '10, PhD '11)

Assistant Professor,

University of Minnesota

Pei-Tzu Tsai (PhD '11)

Associate Professor,

San Jose State University 

Sally Gallena (PhD '12)

Associate Professor / Clinical Supervisor,

Loyola University

Cathy Torrington Eaton (PhD '14)

Assistant Professor,

UT Health San Antonio

Giovanna Morini (PhD '14)

Assistant Professor,

University of Delaware

Alessandro Presacco (PhD in NACS '16)

Post-Doctoral Associate,

Institute for Systems Research Department at the University of Maryland

Chris Heffner (PhD in NACS '17)

Assistant Professor,

University of Buffalo 

Melissa D. Stockbridge (MA-PhD '18)

Research Associate

Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Amritha Mallikarju (PhD in NACS '20)

Postdoctoral Researcher,

University of Pennsylvania

Jaclyn Schurman (AuD '15, PhD '20)

Research Audiologist,

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Arifi Waked (PhD '20)

Scientific Writer and Statistician,

Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California San Francisco

Brittany Jaekel (PhD '20)

Research Scientist

Starkey Hearing Technologies

Julie Cohen (AuD '12, PhD '20)

Research Audiology

Audiology and Speech Pathology Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Julianne Garbarino (PhD '21)

Speech-Language Pathologist


Rebecca Bieber (AuD '17, PhD '21)

Defended her dissertation in July 2021

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05/16/2022 - 2:15 am