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Nominations Committee

Nominations Committee

Cara Boester

Illinois State University

Cara Boester MA, CCC-SLP, Director of Clinical Education for Speech-Language Pathology at Illinois State University.  In addition to her administrative duties scheduling on-campus, off-campus, and full-time externship placements, she provides speech, language, and aural rehab services to deaf/ hard of hearing clients across the age span.  Cara has been at Illinois State University since 2003 and has been the Director of Clinical Education since 2007. 

Ann Eddins

University of Central Florida

Ann Clock Eddins, Ph.D., M.B.A., CCC-A, is Professor and Director of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Central Florida and is adjunct faculty at Mahidol University Faculty of Medicine in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Eddins is a neuroscientist and clinical audiologist with research and clinical interests aimed at understanding the neural bases of auditory perception and neural plasticity with aging, hearing loss, tinnitus, and rehabilitative intervention. She has served on the CAPCSD Board of Directors as VP for Academic Affairs, President-Elect, President and Past President.

Elaine Mormer

University of Pittsburgh

Elaine Mormer, PhD CCC-A is Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Education in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders, at the University of Pittsburgh. She teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in Audiology and  serves as a clinical educator for AuD students. Mormer has published and presented continuing education programs at national and international conferences on evidence based clinical education. She was a 2019 co-recipient of the Provost’s Innovation in Education Award and earned the 2020 American Academy of Audiology Outstanding Educator Award. Her areas of interest include identification and management of hearing loss in older adults and stakeholder engagement in research. She is a co-investigator on the PCORI funded HearCARE (Hearing for Communication and Resident Engagement) research project. She has served CAPCSD as a Conference Planning Committee member, Annual Conference Chair, and on the board as the Vice President for Clinical Education Resources.   

Jennifer Taylor

University of Memphis
Monitoring Officer

Jennifer P. Taylor, AuD, currently serves as the Director of Clinical Education in Audiology at the University of Memphis; Clinical Associate Professor; the HIPAA Privacy Officer for the Memphis Speech and Hearing Center; and Audiologist for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for Developmental Disabilities LEND Grant. Dr. Taylor has been at the University of Memphis since 2003 when she joined the faculty. She is an active volunteer in the Memphis community and in the profession. Dr. Taylor works with pediatrics and their families. Her primary area is in pediatric diagnostics, difficult to test populations, and auditory processing disorders. She currently teaches in clinical experiences, professional development and billing and practice management.

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