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Derek Houston

Derek Houston

Derek Houston

Professor, Otolaryngology


4022 Eye and Ear Institute
915 Olentangy River Rd

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  • Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, John Hopkins University (2000)
  • M.A., Cognitive Psychology, John Hopkins University (1997)
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Oregon (1993)

Derek Houston, PhD is a Cognitive Psychologist and Professor of Otolaryngology at Ohio State University. In 2000, he constructed the world's first laboratory to assess speech perception in infants who receive cochlear implants. He investigates linguistic, cognitive, and social skills of young children with and without hearing loss and engages in community-based participatory research to address barriers families face to access services and information needed to help their children thrive.

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