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, Au.D., Clinical Professor, has been a clinical faculty member in the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences department since April of 2002. She received her B.A. from Western Washington University in 1995, her M.A. in Audiology from University of Colorado at Boulder in 1997, and her Doctor of Audiology (AuD) from the University of Florida in 2004. She has served as the Director of Clinical Education in Audiology since 2010.

Dr. Simpson 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. Dr. Simpson is one of the few audiologists in the greater community who have the advanced skills to diagnosed hearing loss at birth and provide appropriate intervention to those children and families. She holds her Indiana state license in Audiology, is an ASHA certified audiologist, and belongs to the American Academy of Audiology (AAA).

Her primary classroom teaching responsibilities include the weekly audiology clinical seminars and the online Integrative Audiology Grand Rounds course.

Dr. Simpson is active in both the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Science Disorders (CAPCSD).  She is currently a member of the Leadership Cultivation Committee and the Governance Review committee for ASHA and serves as the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for CAPCSD.   

Recent Publications:

  • Bharadwaj HM, Mai AR, Simpson JM, Choi I, Heinz MG, Shinn-Cunningham BG. (2019). Non-Invasive Assays of Cochlear Synaptopathy-Candidates and Considerations. Neuroscience. S0306-4522(19)30142-3. 

  • Krishnan, L.A. & Simpson, J.M. (2018).  Stop the madness. Verify hearing aid fittings!  Hope for the Future? Audiology Today.  Vol 30. No. 6, 64-70.

  • Krishnan, L.A., Masters, C. & Simpson, J.M. (2017).  Community involvement and Benefits from an International Service Learning Program.  Perspectives, SIG 7, Aural Rehabilitation and Its Instrumentation.
  • Krishnan, L.A., Richards, K.A., & Simpson, J.M. (2016).  Outcomes of an International Audiology Service-Learning Study Abroad Program.  American Journal of Audiology, 25(1):1.

  • Hewitt, L. & Simpson, J.M. (2016). Role of Undergraduate Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Access Academics & Research newsletter. Invited article.
Jennifer Simpson
Clinical Professor & Associate Head 

Lyles-Porter Hall, Room 3122
Phone: 765-494-0158

Simpson CV

Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences, Lyles-Porter Hall, 715 Clinic Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2122, PH: (765) 494-3789

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