Samantha McKinney, AuD, F-AAA
Samantha McKinney, AuD, F-AAA is an audiologist at University of California, Davis Medical Center where she works with children birth to 21 years of age. Dr. McKinney completed her clinical doctorate of audiology degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. McKinneys clinical interests involve newborn hearing screenings, pediatric diagnostics, pediatric cochlear implants, hearing aid fitting and verification, hearing assistive technologies, and optimizing early intervention strategies for children with hearing loss. Dr. McKinney grew up with hearing loss and has worn hearing aids until recently receiving a cochlear implant. She is passionate about ensuring families attain appropriate services and care with evidence-based practices and promotes self-advocacy in young children. She enjoys mentoring audiology externs, medical students, and ENT residents.