The DeVault Otologic Research Lab carries out basic and clinical research for the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at IU School of Medicine. Studies performed in this laboratory provide groundbreaking knowledge on speech perception and language development in children and have led to a better understanding of children’s adaptive behavior development and executive function. The principal investigators in the DeVault Lab are currently collaborating with colleagues around the world at The Ohio State University, The University of Texas at Dallas and Hannover Medical School in Germany.
The DeVault Otologic Research Lab is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team of research and teaching faculty and staff:
- Allison Ditmars, BS, CCRP
- Shirley Henning, MS, CCC-SLP
- Carolyn Herbert, AuD, CCC-A
- William Kronenberger, PhD
- David Pisoni, PhD
- Susan Sehgal, MA, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVEd