Erin Picou, Ph.D., is a research assistant professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She has been working in the Dan Maddox Hearing Aid Research Laboratory since she was an audiology student. After completing her Ph.D. (also at Vanderbilt), she was hired to a research faculty position.
Dr. Picou's research interests are primarily related to hearing aid technologies for adults and children, with a specific focus on speech recognition, listening effort and emotional responses to sound. This work continues to be supported through a variety of industry and federal funding sources.
In addition to her research activities, Dr. Picou is involved with teaching and mentoring audiology students at Vanderbilt. In addition, she is currently serving as an associate section editor for Ear and Hearing.
Nov. 04, 2016