Dr. Angela Shoup is an exceptionally accomplished audiologist and respected professional, described by her peers as level-headed, gracious, reliable, and humble. Her previous and ongoing achievements in the field of audiology exemplify her dedication to its advancement. 

Throughout her career, Dr. Shoup has combined clinical care, teaching/mentoring, research, and advocacy in audiology. She is currently the executive director of the Callier Center for Communication Disorders and a professor in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing at the University of Texas at Dallas. She has a secondary appointment as a clinical professor of otolaryngology at UT Southwestern Medical Center where she previously served as the director of communicative and vestibular disorders.   

Dr. Shoup is committed to improving outcomes for individuals and families impacted by hearing and balance challenges. This commitment is reflected in her dedication to clinical care, which has been recognized by being awarded as a Best Doctor in Dallas multiple times. This is also evident in her tireless advocacy for audiology and for the individuals and families we serve. In recognition of her efforts, on August 23, 2000, the Texas Hospital Association and Texas House of Representatives had a flag flown at the capital in honor of outstanding service to the children of Texas.

Dr. Shoup has made and is continuing to make impactful contributions with her research. Her research interests include: implementation and effects of newborn hearing screening programs; congenital cytomegalovirus and its impacts on hearing; auditory electrophysiology; implantable devices; and vestibular disorders. Amongst these topics Dr. Shoup has multiple publications and presentations.   

Dr. Shoup’s contributions to audiology and commitment to interprofessional practice were recognized when she was inducted into the National Academies of Practice as a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow (FNAP). She has served in several professional organizations and held multiple board positions including, but not limited to: past president of the Texas Academy of Audiology, past president of the American Academy of Audiology, current chair of Guidelines and Strategic Documents Committee for the American Academy of Audiology, current chair of the National Academies of Practice Audiology Academy, member of the Texas Deaf and Hard of Hearing Leadership Council-Birth to Three, and member of the scientific advisory committee for the National CMV Foundation .

The American Academy of Audiology is pleased to recognize Dr. Shoup as a more than deserving recipient for the 2024 Honors of the Academy Award.