Shannon Van Hyfte, AuD, CCC-A

Research Interests / Training Areas:

  • Diagnostic testing (pediatrics through adult population)
  • Amplification services
  • Cerumen Management


Shannon Van Hyfte, AuD, CCC-A, is a clinical associate professor in the department of speech, language, and hearing sciences at Purdue University. She received her BS in Communication Disorders from Indiana State University and her AuD from Ball State University. She gained experience in both private practice and an ear, nose, and throat clinic prior to coming to Purdue University Audiology Clinic. Her primary responsibilities include her role as clinic director and in clinical education of first through third year AuD students in pediatric through adult diagnostic evaluations as well as providing habilitation/rehabilitation services. In addition, she is course instructor of the Adult Aural Rehabilitation class and arranges externship placements for third year AuD students.

Recent Publications and Presentations:

Van Hyfte, S. & Krishnan, L. (2015). Successes and Challenges with Unilateral Hearing Loss. Poster presentation at Annual Convention of the

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

Van Hyfte, S. & Leonard, J. (2015). Team Teaching: Cross-Disciplinary Teaching & Learning in Aural Rehabilitation. Poster presentation at Annual

Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

Van Hyfte, S., Richards, K., & Krishnan, L. (2014). Benefits of service-learning in adult aural rehabilitation course. The Journal of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, XLVI, 1-12.

Krishnan, L. & Van Hyfte, S. (2014). Effects of policy changes to universal newborn hearing screening follow-up in a university clinic. American Journal of Audiology, 23(3): 282-292.

Van Hyfte, S. (2012). The Pursuit of Technology: Obtaining Classroom Amplification in a Rural Setting. Journal of Educational Audiology, 18, 82-88.

Van Hyfte, S. (2011, JanFeb). Cerumen Management Training for AuD Students. Audiology Today , 43-48.

Shannon Van Hyfte
Clinical Associate Professor
Lyles-Porter Hall, Room 2164
Phone: 765-496-6570

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

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