Current Members


Anu Sharma

Principal Investigator • Professor • PhD
Dr. Anu Sharma is professor in the Dept. of Speech Language and Hearing Science, a fellow at the Institute for Cognitive Science and Center for Neuroscience at University of Colorado at Boulder and adjunct professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and Audiology at the University of Colorado at Denver Medical School. Her research is focused on examining brain plasticity in children and adults with hearing loss who receive intervention with...
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Hannah Glick

Postdoctoral Researcher • AuD, CCC-A • PhD
Hannah is a dually trained audiologist and cognitive neuroscientist. She received her AuD in 2017 and her Combined Triple PhD in Speech, Langauge, & Hearing Science; Behavioral Neuroscience; and Cognitive Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2019. Hannah has experience working across academic, industry, and clinical settings. Her research focuses on the impact of hearing loss on brain function, cognitive function, and overall social-emotional well-being. She is...
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Don Bell-Souder

Lab Manager • Professional Research Assistant • PhD Student
Don is a triple PhD student in Speech, Langauge, & Hearing Science; Behavioral Neuroscience; and Cognitive Science. Don's research interests are in sensory neuroplasticity, language ability, and sentence processing. In particular, he is interested in examining the extent to which hearing impairment can influence the way individuals process language.
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Kayla Cormier

PhD Student
Kayla Cormier, AuD, CCC-A, is currently pursuing her PhD in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from the University of Colorado Boulder. Kayla received her AuD in May 2020 from Central Michigan University. Kayla’s research interests include the impact of hearing loss and hearing treatments on neuroplasticity. Her ultimate goal is to produce clinically relevant research that furthers the benefits we are able to provide to people with hearing loss. In...
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Carly Schimmel

PhD Student
Carly Schimmel, Au.D., CCC-A is currently a Ph.D. student on the triple Ph.D. track in Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences, Neuroscience, and Cognitive Science. She is a recent graduate from the Au.D. program at University of Colorado Boulder in May 2021.
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Fred Baker

AuD Student
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Claire Ducatte

AuD Student
Claire is an AuD student currently interested in electrophysiology testing and working with adults with cochlear implants. She is fascinated in learning about how we hear at the level of the brain.

Bailey Harmon

AuD Student
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Emily Lee

AuD Student
Emily is currently working on her capstone project which is a survey that examines mask use in a clinical setting and the difficulties it may pose during communication in a healthcare setting. This research examines how mask use may pose challenges between clinicians and their patients in audiology clinics and other medical clinics in the domains of listening effort, cognition, and rehabilitation. She loves reading in her free time and...

Noor Andejani

Undergraduate Student

Jamie Falcone

AuD Student
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Nina Harris

AuD Student

Vanessa Olivares

AuD Student