Michelle Hughes, PhD, CCC-A
Dr. Michelle Hughes is the Coordinator of the Cochlear Implant Program and Director of the Cochlear Implant Research Laboratory at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. She is also an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her NIH-funded research program is aimed at investigating the relationships between physiological and perceptual measures in cochlear implant recipients. She has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on evoked potentials in cochlear implants, and has presented her work nationally and internationally.
Dr. Hughes received her bachelors degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and her MA and PhD degrees from the University of Iowa. She has served as a Contributing Editor in cochlear implants for Audiology Online, an ad-hoc reviewer for national and international grant institutes, and an ad-hoc reviewer for a number of highly-ranked journals. Dr. Hughes currently serves on the editorial board for Ear and Hearing, and is a member of the American Academy of Audiology Clinical Practice Guidelines Task Force for Cochlear Implants.