Catherine Palmer

Catherine Palmer

Catherine Palmer, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders and Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh. She serves as the director of the AuD program at the university and as the director of audiology for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Integrated Health System, including the UPMC Children’s Hospital. Dr. Palmer is the president of the American Academy of Audiology.

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Communication Is Still Essential

As I write this message to you, COVID-19 is increasingly disrupting your ability to take care of patients, teach students, conduct your research, and run businesses, but most importantly, it is endangering you and the people you love. It is my sincere hope that, by the time you are reading this, we will be moving beyond the devastation. 

Topic(s): President's Message, communication, AAA Foundation, Find an Audiologist

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today May/June 2020

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Behavioral Economics: A Conversation with Dr. Daniel Mochon, AAA 2020 Keynote Presenter

On a recent trip to New Orleans to attend the Louisiana Academy of Audiology meeting, I had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with Dr. Daniel Mochon, who will be the keynote speaker at the AAA 2020 General Assembly, sponsored by Amplifon. AAA 2020 + HearTECH Expo will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 1–4. 

Topic(s): Behavioral Economics, AAA Conference, HearTECH Expo, Psychology, audiology, Hearing Health Care, Hearing Aids, Amplification, assistive-listening devices