Emily Wakefield

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Emily Wakefield Assistant Professor of Practice

Au.D., Clinical Doctorate in Audiology, University of Northern Colorado, 2010
B.S., Audiology and Speech-Language Science, University of Northern Colorado, 2006

Emily Wakefield, Au.D., CCC-A, joined the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders as a lecturer and clinical supervisor in the audiology clinic in June 2017 after spending more than two years as an adjunct lecturer and clinical supervisor at the department. She was promoted to assistant professor of practice in July 2021.

Emily teaches courses in hearing conservation and occupational audiology, as well as clinical assessment.

After completing her Clinical Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Northern Colorado in 2010, Emily spent a year and a half as a dispensing audiologist at Hearing Rehab Center in Fort Collins, Colorado. She then added two years of experience as a clinical and dispensing audiologist as the owner of Cornerstone Audiology in Broomfield, Colorado, before arriving in Lincoln. Emily also continues to serve as a consulting occupational audiologist for Associates in Audiology, Inc., in Englewood, Colorado, a position she has held for nearly a decade.

Areas of Expertise:

    Hearing conservation

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2010, Graduate Dean's Citation for Excellence, University of Northern Colorado
2021-present, Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Special Education & Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2017-21, Lecturer, Department of Special Education & Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2015-17, Adjunct/Clinical Supervisor, Department of Special Education & Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2012-present, Consulting Occupational Audiologist, Associates in Audiology, Inc., Englewood, Colorado2012-14, Owner/Clinical & Dispensing Audiologist, Cornerstone Audiology, Broomfield, Colorado2010-12, Dispensing Audiologist, Hearing Rehab Center, Fort Collins, Colorado2009-10, Resident Audiology Intern/Clinical Audiologist, Boulder Valley ENT, Boulder, Colorado2009, Audiology Intern, Family Hearing Center, Lafayette, Colorado2008, Audiology Intern, St. Vrain Valley School District, Longmont, Colorado
2010-present, American Academy of Audiology2010-present, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association2007-present, National Hearing Conservation Association2014-present, Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association2010-14, Colorado Academy of Audiology, Treasurer