BAA, Child Development and Communication Disorders, Central Michigan University
AuD, Central Michigan University


American Board of Audiology – Board Certified in Audiology with a Specialty in Cochlear Implants
American Speech Language Hearing Association – Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology
State of Missouri Clinical Audiologist License
American Academy of Audiology, Fellow
Missouri Early Intervention Credentialed Provider
Illinois Early Intervention Credentialed Evaluator/Provider


Valerie is a full-time pediatric audiologist at The Moog Center for Deaf Education. She has an undergraduate degree in Child Development with an emphasis in early childhood education, and received her Doctorate of Audiology degree from Central Michigan University in 2002.  She has had extensive training and experience in cochlear implant technologies, and was sponsored by both Cochlear Corporation and Advanced Bionics Corporation as a Cochlear Implant Fellow.  She has collaborated with Cochlear Corporation as a principal investigator in studies investigating the use and validity of new speech processors and speech processing enhancements, and the integrity testing of internal receiver/stimulators. Valerie presents regionally and nationally at a variety of conferences and workshops for parents and professionals on topics related to pediatric audiology and cochlear implants.

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