PhD, The University of Texas at Dallas
Pediatric Audiology, Speech in Noise Performance, Otoacoustic Emissions and Evoked Potentials
CD A 2.30
Dr. Jackie Clark joined the Doctor of Audiology Program faculty in 1997, and is currently Clinical Associate Professor UT Dallas' School of Brain & Behavior Sciences. In addition she has been awarded an appointment as Research Scholar with The University of The Witwatersrand, School of Speech and Hearing Therapy in Johannesburg, South Africa.
When in Texas, she carries a full teaching load and active clinical caseload involving pediatric assessment and remediation as well as adult. Dr. Clark is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, board certified with the American Board of Audiology, holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Audiology, and is licensed to practice Audiology and dispense hearing aids in the State of Texas and Louisiana. She earned a BS degree from Colorado State University, a MS degree from UT Dallas with dual emphasis in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, and PhD from UT Dallas.
Dr. Clark is currently the managing editor of the International Journal of Audiology; the chair of the International Society of Audiology's Humanitarian Audiologists; co-organizer of the Annual Coalition for Global Hearing Health International Conference; is a member of a number of advisory boards and committees both nationally and internationally; and maintains a personal philanthropic program in Africa since 1997.
Dr. Clark teaches graduate and undergraduate level courses: Advanced Clinical Audiology, Diagnostic Audiology, Anatomy and Physiology of Audition, Pediatric Audiology, Directed Independent Study of Planning and Providing Humanitarian Services in Developing Countries (which entails travel to under-resourced countries in Africa). She also supervises first year AuD students in Teaching Clinic where they have direct access to evaluation and counseling patients.
Some of her research interests involve Correlates of Aging and speech perception performance, demographics of hearing loss in indigenous populations; cultural influences in help seeking behaviors, effects of noise exposure on emotional, cultural and audiological outlook for adults; improving, updating and confirming efficacy of Clinical Measures used in Audiology practices for adults and pediatric populations. She maintains her international research perspective with collaborations with The University of The Witwatersrand and University of Pretoria in South Africa.
Clark, J.L. (2013) Humanitarian Audiology: What to do first? ENT & Audiology News, Vol 22 (No 1): 74-76.
Browne, T. & Clark, J.L. (2013). Culture wise programming. ENT & Audiology News, Vol 22 (No 1): 78-79.
Clark, J.L. & Saunders, J.E. (2012). The coalition for global hearing health uses technology to lend a hand. The Hearing Journal, May.