Amanda Rodriguez
Amanda Rodriguez, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A | Director

Amanda is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Concussion and Vestibular Evaluation (CAVE) Laboratory at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is also a Resident Faculty member in the Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior. Amanda received her Au.D. and Ph.D. in Audiology and Vestibular Function-Assessment from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and completed a post-doc fellowship at Boys Town National Research Hospital. Her research interests include examining the effects of sports concussions on the vestibular system and how vestibular loss and other aspects of health are related. In her free time, Amanda enjoys long-distance running, cooking, and spending time with her husband and dog, Winnie.

Manuel Vicente
Manuel Vicente, Nebraska Au.D. student | Research Assistant

Manuel Vicente is a graduate student in the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and works as a graduate research assistant in the Concussion and Vestibular Evaluation (CAVE) Laboratory. Before joining the lab and Nebraska's program, Manuel was part of the Human Auditory Development Lab at Boys Town National Research Hospital and acquired his Bachelor of Science at Baylor University. In his spare time, Manuel enjoys playing soccer and traveling.

Kylie Bond
Kylie Bond, Nebraska Au.D. student | Graduate Student Assistant

Kylie Bond is a graduate student in the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and works as a graduate student assistant in the Concussion and Vestibular Evaluation (CAVE) Laboratory. Prior to attending Nebraska’s Au.D. program, Kylie graduated with her Bachelor of Science from Northern Illinois University. In her downtime, Kylie enjoys hiking, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Clinical and Research Collaborations

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Rural Drug Addiction Research Center

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Athletics

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Child, Youth and Family Studies

University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Boys Town National Research Hospital, Vestibular and Balance Laboratory