Melissa J. W. Hall, AuD, CCC-A/SLP
Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: Speech and Hearing Center at UF Health Shands
Office phone: (352) 273-6185
- SPA 6581 Current Issues in Audiology
- SPA 7343 Cochlear Implants & Assistive Technology
Doctor of Audiology – 2010 – University of Florida
Masters of Arts – 2006 – University of Central Florida
Bachelor of Arts – 2004 – University of Central Florida
Dr. Melissa Hall received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida in May 2010, and her Master of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida in August 2006. Dr. Hall is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida since 2011. She is proficient in American Sign Language, and is dually certified and licensed as an audiologist and a speech-language pathologist. She chaired and presented at the inaugural Conference on Pediatric Hearing Loss at the University of Florida, which took place on August 15-16, 2014. The event provided education for professionals and parents working with children with hearing loss. In the UF Health Speech and Hearing Center, Dr. Hall specializes in the assessment and evaluation of hearing in infants, children, and adults, performs electrophysiology audiological assessments, and participates in the newborn hearing screening program. As the UF Health Cochlear Implant Team Coordinator and a member of the UF Health Cochlear Implant Program, she provides specialized services such as cochlear implant evaluation, programming, and rehabilitation, while working closely with otolaryngology to provide a team approach to patient care.
In addition to the clinical services she provides, Dr. Hall is a clinic preceptor in the Doctor of Audiology degree program, and supervises students in clinical rotations as they hone their clinical skills. Dr. Hall has taught the following courses in the Doctor of Audiology degree program at the University of Florida: Audiologic Rehabilitation for Children and Education Audiology, Cochlear Implants in the Distance Learning Program, and Advanced Topics in Audiology. She facilitates clinical data collection and interpretation on multiple research studies within the field of audiology at the University of Florida. Dr. Hall was appointed to the board of the Florida Chapter of AGBell in 2014, and she served as a committee member of the Audiology Now 2016 Learning Labs for American Academy of Audiology. Additionally, she was appointmented to the American Cochlear Implant Alliance State Champions in 2017. Dr. Hall is a member of several audiological societies, including the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and the American Cochlear Implant Alliance.
Research Interests: spoken language outcomes in children with hearing loss, EAS outcomes, cochlear implants, quality of life and hearing loss, electrophysiology, pediatric audiology