Samantha Kleindienst Robler, AuD, PhD, works in population health and clinical informatics for Norton Sound Health Corporation located in Northwest Alaska. She leads the advancement of telemedicine utilization in audiology and across the hospital. She conducts clinical research in several areas and currently is a Co-PI for a large cluster randomized trial funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) looking to address childhood hearing loss disparities in the rural Alaska Native population. Dr. Robler publishes in the area of telemedicine and access to hearing healthcare, lectures at the graduate-level, as well as presents nationally and internationally.
In addition to her clinical and research work, she currently serves as a member on the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) Political Action Committee (PAC) Board. She is a reviewer for the Technology and Telepractice Committee for ASHA Convention, and is also a reviewer for several journals, including ASHA Perspectives, American Journal of Audiology, Otology & Neurotology, and International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology.