Maureen Valente, PhD
Maureen Valente, PhD, earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. She spent her Clinical Fellowship Year in the Chicago area, in the office of GE Shambaugh, MD. Subsequent work experiences included private practice and medical settings in the Kansas City and Omaha areas, including employment at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha.
After moving to the St. Louis area, Dr. Valente was employed as a full-time faculty member for eighteen years at Saint Louis University. She graduated with her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Washington University in St. Louis. Shortly thereafter, she was delighted to accept a position as the Director of Audiology Studies within the Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences (PACS) at Washington University School of Medicine. She carries a joint appointment within PACS and as an Assistant Professor within the universitys Department of Otolaryngology. Areas of interest include development of AuD education, diagnostic audiology, auditory processing disorders, and vestibular evaluation in the pediatric patient.