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Washington University Audiology students receive research travel awards

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Lauren Jacobs

Two Washington University Audiology students received highly competitive 2022 Travel Awards for their Graduate Student Mentored Research Poster Session submissions to the Scientific and Technology Meeting of the American Auditory Society.

Lauren Jacobs (Mentors: Jonathan Peelle, PhD, and Kate McClannahan, PhD) was awarded for her project Evaluating Remote Tools to Determine Headphone Use During Online Testing.

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Maggie Zhang

Maggie Zhang (Mentor: Kate McClannahan, PhD) was awarded for her project Self and Informant Reports of Hearing Handicap in Older Adults.

The funding is provided through a grant from the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders to the American Auditory Society. The awards will pay for them to travel to and participate in the American Auditory Society’s conference in Scottsdale, AZ, in February.