David P. Jedlicka, AuD, began his graduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh. Since his graduation in 2010, he has made numerous notable contributions to the profession of audiology through his outstanding clinical practice, teaching and mentoring, research, and service.
Dr. Jedlicka currently works at the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center. While at the Pittsburgh VA, he has developed numerous evidence-based protocols for auditory processing testing and treatment, osseointegrated devices, and hearing aids. He has led 24 quality improvement projects in his department to improve patient care. In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Jedlicka serves as principal investigator or co-investigator on numerous research projects about real-ear to coupler difference, self-perceived hearing loss in Veterans, and other topics.
In addition to his clinical practice and research at the VA, Dr. Jedlicka teaches a lab for audiology students at the University of Pittsburgh. Furthermore, he serves as a mentor for students who are submitting their research to professional conferences, provides customized tutorials and practice sessions for students, volunteers on a grand rounds committee for students, and serves as a clinical preceptor for final year AuD students. His students comment every year that he goes above and beyond his required teaching duties to ensure that his students and prepared for their careers.
Dr. Jedlicka also volunteers in professional organizations. His extensive service to audiology has included an active role on more than 20 committees, several of which he has served as chair. He is also currently the president-elect of the Association of VA Audiologists (AVAA).