Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Hearing and Speech, Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders
Lauren Mann, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech, teaches courses in hearing aids and hearing disorders. She also provides instruction to doctoral candidates and supervises students in the audiology clinics.
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 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 prevention of injury-related changes in the auditory system including tinnitus evaluation and treatment, and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss.
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.