Neil T. Shepard, Ph.D.
Neil T. Shepard, Ph.D., is chair of the Division of Audiology and director of the Dizziness and Balance Disorders Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and a professor of audiology in the College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Shepard received his undergraduate and master's training in electrical and biomedical engineering from the University of Kentucky and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He completed his Ph.D. in auditory electrophysiology and clinical audiology at the University of Iowa in 1979.
He has specialized in clinical electrophysiology for both the auditory and vestibular systems. His activities over the last 30 years have concentrated on the clinical assessment and rehabilitation of balance disorder patients and clinical research endeavors related to both assessment and rehabilitation.