Dr. Kelly N. Jahn is an Assistant Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences. Her research program combines behavioral and neuroimaging techniques to understand how auditory perception changes across the lifespan and as a consequence of hearing loss. The ultimate goal of her work is to develop new clinical tools and treatments for hearing loss. While her work spans a wide array of topics in audiology and auditory neuroscience, she is especially passionate about improving outcomes for children and adults who have hyperacusis and those who use cochlear implants.
Dr. Jahn earned a BS in psychology and a BA in communication sciences, with minors in neuroscience and cognitive science, from the University of Connecticut. She earned an AuD from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a PhD in speech and hearing sciences from the University of Washington. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear. Dr. Jahn is a state-licensed and ASHA-certified (CCC-A) audiologist.