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Faculty & Staff Directory

Janel Cosby

Janel Cosby

, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, F-AAA
Audiologist, Lecturer
Communication Sciences and Disorders, Communication Disorders Clinic

  • Biography
  • Research

Biography

Academic Appointments

Lecturer/Audiologist, 2015 - Present

Graduate Admissions Committee, 2016 - Present

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Selected Awards, Honors and Recognitions

American Speech-Language and Hearing Association Award for Continuing Education (ACE), July 2013

American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, Leadership Development Program-Audiology (ASHA LDP-A), July 2012 - April 2013

AG Bell Cochlear Implant Fellow, July 2009 - March 2010
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Credentials/Education

Doctor of Audiology (2011)
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Doctor of Philosophy, Communication Sciences and Disorders (2011)
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Bachelor of Science, Communicative Disorders (2004)
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Associate of Arts (1999)
Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL

Licensure and Certifications

State of Florida Department of Health Division of Medical Quality Assurance: (2014)

Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A): (2011)
American Speech Language and Hearing Association

American Academy of Audiology-Fellow (FAAA): (2011)

Credentials

  • Au.D.
  • Ph.D.
  • CCC-A
  • F-AAA
  • Research

    Aural (Re)habilitation, Auditory Training, Ageing, Auditory Processing, Cochlear Implants, Cognitive Processing, Early Intervention, Hearing Conservation and Hearing Disorders Across the Lifespan. 

     

    Research Interests

    • Cochlear Implants
    • Auditory Training
    • Cognitive Processing
    • Aural (Re)habilitation
    • Auditory Processing

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