Elaine A. Mormer, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh, where she has taught didactic and clinical courses, provided clinical education, and mentored students on research projects. She currently serves as the vice chair for clinical education for the department. In this role, she oversees clinical instruction and clinical placements. 

In 2013, Dr. Mormer received the Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. She was the co-recipient of the Provosts’ Innovation in Education Award for her role as co-director of an over-the-counter hearing aid certificate program for pharmacy students in 2019.

Dr. Mormer has facilitated continuing education activities on evidence-based teaching, through publications and presentations. In addition, she has served as the course coordinator and annual presenter at the University of Pittsburgh’s biennial Audiology Teaching Conference. 

She currently serves as the vice president for clinical education resource development for the Council on Academic Programs in Communication Science and Disorders (CAPCSD). She has worked with the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) and the Academy’s Academic Program Committee on the annual joint Clinical Education Forum, sponsored by CAPCSD and the Academy.