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Jennifer M. Simpson, AuD CCC-A

Research Interests / Training Areas:

  • Infant/toddler audiological testing and intervention
  • Clinical teaching/supervision
  • Adult diagnostic testing and amplification


Jennifer M. Simpson, AuD, Clinical Professor, has been a clinical instructor and clinical faculty member in the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences department since April of 2002. She received her M.A. in Audiology from University of Colorado at Boulder in 1997 and her Doctor of Audiology (AuD) in 2004 from the University of Florida. She has been Director of the Audiology Clinic and Director of Clinical Education in Audiology since 2010.

Dr. Simpson also provides clinical education for graduate students in the Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program. She evaluates and treats patients of all ages. She is a First Steps Provider for the State of Indiana, specializing in infant and toddler hearing evaluations and intervention. She is one of 3 Purdue University audiologists in greater community who have the advanced skills to diagnosed hearing loss at birth and provide appropriate intervention to those children and families.

Her primary classroom teaching responsibilities include teaching the Audiology Practice Management course and the clinical courses associated with graduate education in audiology clinical practicum.

Dr. Simpson is active in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and just completed her term as the chair of the Council for Clinical Specialty Recognition (CCSR). She holds her Indiana state license in Audiology, is an ASHA certified audiologist, and belongs to the American Academy of Audiology (AAA).

Recent Publications:

Shames, Y. & Simpson, J. M. (2012).  Audiology's Struggle for Independence.  The Hearing Journal, 65, 5, 26-30. 

Krishnan, L. A., McCarthy, M.,  LeBlanc, V., Salazar, N., Van Hyfte, S., Simpson, J.M. (2012). An Unexpected Solution Brings Hearing Healthcare to the Underserved.  The Hearing Review. 65, 3.

Simpson, J. M. & Subramanian, A. (2011). Promotion and Clinical Faculty in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, (21) 79-86.

Simpson, J.M. (2011).  Teaching Audiology Practice Management.  Audiology Today, 23, 4, 50-55.

Simpson, J.M. & Corbin, K.R. (2010). Audiology:  Purdue University and the Indiana University School of Medicine Joint Doctor of Audiology Program: Administration of the 4th Year Clinical Experience. Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, (20) 76-81. 

Simpson, J.M., Krishnan, L.A., Corbin, K., Diefendorf, A.O., Novak, R.E., Miyamoto, R.T., (2009).  A Model AuD Program:  Ensuring Comprehensive Clinical Audiology Education for All Students. Audiology Today, (21) 4, 38-43.