Melinda C Anderson is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in the Department of Otolaryngology. She is also Director of Audiology at the University of Colorado Hospital. Melinda received her BA from University of Florida, her MS from Vanderbilt University, and her PhD from University of Colorado. Dr. Anderson’s primary research interests revolve around individuals with hearing loss and auditory perception. This path of work includes the study of sound localization, clinical outcomes for users of hearing aids and cochlear implants, the interaction between hearing aid outcomes and cognition, and the impact of age and memory status on speech perception.