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Lauren G. Mann, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A

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Clinical Associate Professor, Hearing and Speech

Professional Background

Lauren Mann, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, FAAA, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech, teaches courses in tinnitus, auditory processing disorder and business audiology. She also supervises students in KU's doctoral program in audiology (Au.D.) at The University of Kansas Health System's Neuroaudiology Clinic. She has specialized expertise in concussion and noise exposure.

Mann received bachelor's degrees in psychology and communication sciences and disorders from the University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., and earned her doctorate in audiology at the University of Kansas. In 2021, she received a doctorate in philosophy with an emphasis on tinnitus following brain injury from KU.

Working as a clinical audiologist, Mann gained experience with both adult and pediatric audiology during her employment in a local ear, nose and throat practice. Her clinical research interests focus on sound sensitivity evaluation/treatment as well as prevention of injury-related changes in the auditory system including tinnitus evaluation and treatment, and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss. She received Tinnitus Practitioner Association certification in 2012.

In addition to her faculty and clinical responsibilities, Mann is actively involved in national professional organizations. She's a member of the Kansas Speech Language Hearing Association, holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. She also participates in faculty governance at KU, serving on committees for both the school and department.