Dr. Aaron Roman earned his AuD (2017), MA (2016), and BA (2013) from the University of Pittsburgh. Immediately following his graduation from Pitt, Dr. Roman became an assistant professor at West Chester University and is currently an assistant professor at Salus University where he serves as both an instructor and researcher.

In addition to his work in academia, Dr. Roman holds a position as a clinical audiologist providing comprehensive audiological care through the Pennsylvania Ear Institute, where he also runs the auditory processing assessment program. In this role, Dr. Roman also serves as a clinical preceptor for AuD students.

Those who know Dr. Roman understand that he has a deep passion for volunteerism related to the field of audiology. He has served in numerous roles at the local, state, and national level. At the American Academy of Audiology, Dr. Roman has been a member of the Research Initiatives, Scientific Review, and Business Enhancement Strategies and Techniques Committees. He has also served as the chair of the State Relations Committee and is the AAA 2024 conference Research Podium/Student Research Forum Chair.

One of Dr. Roman’s other passions in the field of audiology is advancing the knowledge of our profession. In his 6 years as an audiologist, Dr. Roman is responsible for eight manuscripts, seven of which he served as first author, 17 peer-reviewed presentations, three grant submissions, and four research projects. Dr. Roman also has been invited to serve on numerous panels at the AAA Annual Conference covering a wide range of topics ranging from adult diagnostics to over-the-counter hearing aids. 

While Dr. Roman’s work is extensive, his overarching goal remains the same; to advance the profession through education, research, volunteerism, and direct patient care. The Academy is pleased to bestow its 2024 Early-Career Audiologist Award upon Dr. Aaron Roman in recognition of his significant contributions to audiology.