Laurie S. Eisenberg, PhD
Laurie S. Eisenberg, PhD, is an audiologist and Professor of Research Otolaryngology in the Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. She is also a member of the Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Southern California. Prior to entering doctoral studies in 1986, Dr. Eisenberg spent 10 years at the House Ear Institute as an audiologist working on projects related to first-generation cochlear implants and the auditory brainstem implant. She received her PhD in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and completed a postdoctoral traineeship at the University of California, Los Angeles, subsequently joining the faculty of the Division of Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Eisenberg returned to the House Ear Institute in 1996 as a scientist, investigating areas in pediatric hearing loss, speech perception, and auditory sensory devices. In 2013, Dr. Eisenberg joined the faculty of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, where she continues her research at the Caruso Family Center of Childhood Communication. Dr. Eisenberg has been the recipient of numerous grants from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders of the National Institutes of Health.