Faculty

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Dr. Mary Whitaker, AuD, CCC-A

Clinical Professor
Audiology Program/Externship Director

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
STOP 8116
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Building 68, Room 121
(208) 282-2190
whitmary@isu.edu

Education

  • Doctor of Audiology (Au.D), 2005, University of Florida
  • Education Specialist (Ed.S), 1998, Special Education, Idaho State University
  • Masters of Science (M.S.), 1986, Audiology, University of Arizona
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), 1984, Speech and Hearing Science, University of Utah

Professional Interests: Pediatric and Educational Audiology, Genetics, Distance learning, and Online learning.

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Golfing, fishing, gardening, reading, country skiing, hiking and college football.


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Dr. Jenn Holst, AuD, CCC-A

Clinical Associate Professor
In-House Clinic Director

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
STOP 8116
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Building 68, Room 119
(208) 282-3747
holsjenn@isu.edu

Education

  • Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) - 2004. Salus University
  • Master of Science - Audiology (M.S). 1999. Idaho State University
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.)– Speech and Hearing Sciences. 1997. University of Wyoming

Professional Interests: Pediatric diagnostics including early identification, hearing conservation, auditory evoked potentials, ototoxins/otoprotectants, and otoacoustic emissions

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Reading, traveling, puzzles, cooking and creating desserts




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Dr. Gabriel Anne Bargen, Ph.D., CCC-A/SLP

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
ISU Meridian Health Science Center
1311 E. Central Drive
Meridian, ID 83642

Office: MHCS, Room 543
(208) 373-1722
barggabr@isu.edu

Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Audiology - 2010, University of Kansas
  • Master of Arts - Audiology (M.A). 2006. University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) – Speech-Language Pathology, 2002, University of Nebraska at Kearney
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Communication Science and Disorders,2000. Texas Christian University

Professional Interests: Pediatric audiology including disorders, hearing assessment and treatment. Assessing risks associated with hearing dysfunction in infants.  Clinical application of auditory brainstem response (ABR) for hearing loss screening in newborns, infants and toddlers.

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Singing, Reading, Outdoor activities


Corrie Smith
Dr. Corrie Smith, Au.D.


Contact Information:
Idaho State University
STOP 8116
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Building 68, Room 117A
(208) 282-3271
smitcorr@isu.edu

Education

  • Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) - 2011. Idaho State University
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - 2007. Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Nevada Reno

Professional Interests: Hearing Conservation, Hearing Assistive Technologies, Pediatric Diagnostics, and Business Management
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Hiking, Running, Cooking, and Spending time with family

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Dr. Ron Schow, Ph.D., CCC-A

Professor Emeritus

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
STOP 8116
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Building 68, Room 308A
(208) 282-2199
schorona@isu.edu

Education

  • Docotor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Audiology. 1974. Northwestern University
  • Master of Science (M.S.) - Speech Pathology and Audiology. 1969. Utah State University
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Zoology. 1967. Utah State University

Professional Interests: Self Assessment, Auditory Processing Disorders, Aural Rehabilitation
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Traveling and hiking

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Dr. Jeff Brockett, Ed.D, CCC-A
Associate Professor
Audiology Admissions Coordinator

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
STOP 8116
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Building 68, Room 122
(208) 282-2556
brocjeff@isu.edu

Education

  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D) - Educational Leadership, Instructional Technology, 2002,  Idaho State University
  • Education Specialist (Ed.S) - Special Education, 1998,  Idaho State University
  • Master of Science (M.S.) - Audiology, 1987, Idaho State University
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Communication, 1982. University of Idaho

Professional Interests: Vestibular and Balance Evaluation, Wide Band Reflectance, Auditory Pathologies, Online Learning

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Photography, Metal and Woodworking



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Dr. Chris Sanford, Ph.D CCC-A
Assistant Professor (Curriculum Vitae)

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
STOP 8116
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Building 68, Room 221
(208) 282-3813
sanfchri@isu.edu

Education

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship - 2006-2009. Boys Town National Research Hospital
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Audiology  - 2006, University of Washington
  • Master of Science (M.S.) - Audiology. 1999. Brigham Young University
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Audiology and Psychology, 1997,  Brigham Young University

Professional Interests: Pediatric hearing screening and assessment including middle-ear diagnostic techniques (e.g., wideband reflectance) and otoacoustic emissions, translational research with goals of improving diagnosis and treatment of hearing impairment in pediatric populations

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Spending time with family, Gardening, Mountain biking and Cooking

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Randy Bishop, AuD, CCC-A

Clinical Associate Professor
Director, ISU VA Hearing Services Program

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
STOP 8116
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Building 68, Room 120
(208) 282-3037
bishrand@isu.edu
Education

  • Master of Science (M.S.) - Audiology. 1990. Univerisity of Utah
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Speech & Hearing Science, 1988,  University of Utah

Professional Interests: Hearing aids, Vestibular assessment

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Reading, listening to music of all kinds



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Dr. Lindsay Tucker, AuD., CCC-A

Clinical Instructor

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
STOP 8116
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Building 68, Room 324
(208) 282-3495
tucklind@isu.edu

Education

  • Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) - Audiology - 2010, Idaho State University
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Communication Science and Disorders, 2006. Idaho State University

Professional Interests:
Personal Interests/Hobbies:
Dance Instruction/Coaching

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Dr. Josara Wallber, AuD, CCC-A

Clinical Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
STOP 8116
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Building 68, Room 108A
(208) 282-3828
walljosa@isu.edu

Education
  • Doctor of Audiology (AuD) - 2005, Salus University
  • Master of Science (M.S.) - Audiology. 1980. Idaho State University
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Speech and Hearing Sciences, 1975. Colorado State University

Professional Interests: Cochlear Implants, Usher Syndrome

Personal Interests/Hobbies: weaving, hiking, sailing, lacrosse


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