Shannon Van Hyfte, AuD, CCC-A

Research Interests / Training Areas:

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


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 Practice Management AuD course and arranges externship placements for third year AuD students.

Recent Publications and Presentations:

  • Van Hyfte, S. (2020, April 1). AuD Externships: Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Hearing Journal. Online Only. Retrieved from:

  • Van Hyfte, S. (2019). AuD Externships: Building, Managing Successful Experiences. The Hearing Journal, 72(8), 28,30. doi: 10.1097/01.HJ.0000579580.83291.b4

  • Slabough, C. & Van Hyfte, S. (2019). Challenges and Successes in Medical Setting Supervision: Building a Medical/University Partnership & Addressing Hurdles. Invited presentation at ASHA, Orlando, FL.

  • Van Hyfte, S. (2018). Pediatric CI care and student learning in a university clinic.  The Hearing Journal, 71(8), 30-31. doi: 10.1097/01.HJ.0000544484.95762.1e

  • Van Hyfte, S. (2018). Roadmap to Cochlear Implant Clinical Education: Case Study of Student and Patient Success. Accepted poster presentation for ASHA, Boston, MA



Clinical Associate Professor & Director of Clinical Education in Audiology

Lyles-Porter Hall, Room 2164
Phone: 765-496-6570

Van Hyfte CV

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

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