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Investigators & Staff


Faith W. Akin, Ph.D.

Director, Vestibular/Balance Laboratory

Nicholas Giuliani, Au.D., Ph.D.

Advanced Practice Research Audiologist 

Courtney Hall, P.T., Ph.D.

Research Health Science Specialist
Director, Gait & Balance Laboratory

Owen Murnane, Ph.D.

Associate Chief of Staff for Research
Investigator, Vestibular/Balance Laboratory

David Ryan, Ph.D.

Research Health Science Specialist

Kim S. Schairer, Ph.D.

Service Chief, Audiology and Speech-Lanage Pathology
Director, Applied Hearing Science Laboratory

Kara Stressman, Au.D.

Research Audiologist