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) from the University of Florida in 2004. She has served as the 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 4 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).  She is currently a member of the Academic Affairs Board. Prior to this committee, she was 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:

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.

Cokley, C.., Pesse, P., Simpson, J.M., & Sjoblad, S. (April 2016).  “Revisiting Audiology Education”.  Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences Disorders (CAPSCD). San Antonio, TX. Invited presentation.

Bamdad, M. Simpson, J.M., & Worthington, C. (April 2016).  “Problem Solving and Information Exchange:  Clinic Directors 201”.  Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences Disorders (CAPSCD). San Antonio, TX. Invited Presentation.

Simpson, J.M. & Sommer, A. (2015). “Is your hearing conservation program effective?  How to measure effectiveness of a hearing conservation program”. ASHA national conference, Denver, CO.

Simpson, J.M. & Sommer, A. (2014). “A University Hearing Conservation Program: Teaching Audiology Students & Serving the University”. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Orlando, FL.

Simpson, J. M. (October 2014).  “Pediatric Hearing Loss:  Screening, Identification, and Beyond.  6-hour workshop for professionals”. University of Zagreb, Croatia. Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences.  60 professionals from around the country attended this presentation

Simpson, J.M. (October 2014).  “Audiology in the United States”.  90 minute presentation to students at University of Zagreb, Croatia.  Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences.  90 students attended this presentation

Jennifer Simpson
Clinical Professor;
Director of Clinical Education in Audiology

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

Curriculum Vitae

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

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