UF Audiology Extern Earns Two Research Awards

Published: March 11th, 2016

Category: News & Events, Student Accomplishments

KelleyMs. Janelle Kelley, BS (CMS & PSY, 2012), a fourth-year extern in the clinical Doctor of Audiology program, has been awarded the Mentored Student Research Award from the American Auditory Society for her research project entitled, Correlation between Dietary Quality and Audiological Results in Young Adults.  Janelle’s project advanced our understanding of the complicated relation between what we eat and how we hear.   The Mentored Student Research Award, which is funded through the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) provides a stipend of $ 1000 for the winning student.

Ms. Kelley has also been awarded the American Academy of Audiology’s Student Research Forum Award to present her research on Overall Diet and High Frequency Hearing Loss at the 2016 AudiologyNow! meeting in Phoenix, AZ.   No stranger to doubling up, Ms. Kelley graduated Summa Cum Laude with dual Bachelor’s degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Psychology and minors in Education and Dance.   A Gator through and through, Ms. Kelley hopes to stay in Florida once she completes her externship at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville this summer.