Kelly Pritchett

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Kelly Pritchett Professor of Practice, AUD Clinic Coordinator

Au.D., Clinical Doctor of Audiology, Salus University, 2007
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology, ASHA, 2003
M.S., Audiology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2002
B.S.Ed., Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Nebraska-Kearney, 2000

Kelly Pritchett, Au.D., CCC-A, is a professor of practice and the audiology clinic coordinator at the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders. Her responsibilities include teaching the clinical practicum courses, as well as providing supervision to students in both the hearing clinic and hearing aid dispensary. 

A member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA), Kelly gained experience working in a variety of clinical settings before joining SECD in 2007. In addition to her teaching and clinical supervision, Kelly serves as the advisor for Nebraska's Student Academy of Audiology, as well as the Special Olympics Healthy Hearing Program.

Kelly received her bachelor's degree in communication disorders from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and her master's in audiology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2000 and 2002, respectively. After completing a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from ASHA in 2003, Kelly earned her Clinical Doctorate in Audiology from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry-School of Audiology (now Salus University) in 2007.

Areas of Expertise:

    Adult diagnostics
    Hearing aids
    Vestibular assessment

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2016, Golisano Health Leadership Award, Special Olympics2015, Service to Mankind Award, University Sertoma Club2015, District Service to Mankind Award, East Nebraska Sertoma District2015, Regional Service to Mankind Award, Great Plains Sertoma Region
2016-present, Associate Professor of Practice, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2007-present, Audiology Clinic Coordinator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2016-present, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Disorders, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico2009-16, Assistant Professor of Practice, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2014-15 Contract Clinical Audiologist, Nebraska-Western Iowa Veteran's Health Administration, Lincoln, Nebraska2008-11, Clinical Audiologist, Ear, Nose, Throat Medicine and Surgery, Lincoln, Nebraska2007-09, Senior Lecturer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2005-07, Clinical Audiologist, Bloomington-Normal Audiology, Bloomington, Illinois2004-05, Clinical Audiologist, Department of Audiology, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska2003-04, Clinical Audiologist, Central Plains ENT, Omaha, Nebraska2002-05, Clinical Audiologist, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationNebraska Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationRegional Clinical Advisor, Healthy Hearing Program, Special Olympics InternationalNebraska Board of Hearing Instrument Specialists, Nebraska Department of Health and Human ServicesHealth Services Advisory Committee, Educare, Lincoln