Kelly A King

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. King received her B.A., Au.D., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland College Park. During her doctoral work, she was a trainee in the Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing where she completed studies exploring the role of cholesterol storage disorder in the auditory system of mice and humans with neurodegenerative disease. She has published articles characterizing the auditory phenotypes of both rare and common disorders and diseases, and has co-authored an upcoming book chapter on hereditary hearing loss. She continues work in these areas in her current position as an Audiologist in the intramural division of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Areas of Interest:
  • Hereditary hearing loss
  • Genotype/Phenotype correlations in auditory function
  • Ototoxicity
  • Lysosomal storage pathways in the auditory system
Degrees
  • Au.D/Ph.D
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
HESP311 Anatomy, Pathology and Physiology of the Auditory System Fall 2017
HESP311 Anatomy, Pathology and Physiology of the Auditory System Fall 2016
HESP311 Anatomy, Pathology and Physiology of the Auditory System Fall 2015
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
HESP632 Medical Audiology Spring 2017
Professional American Academy of Audiology
National AmeriCorps
National Combined Federal Campaign, HHS/NIH/NIDCD
  • Kelly A King
National Institutes of Health
Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences
Email: kaking@umd.edu
Office Hours:
By appointment.