Communication Sciences & Disorders
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
337 Ferguson Bldg
P. O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
(336) 256-2000 (office)
(336) 334-4475 (fax)
Susan Phillips is an Associate Professor of Audiology in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Avila College in Kansas City, Missouri, a Master’s degree from Western Maryland College, and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland-College Park. Dr. Phillips’ research, which is funded by NIDCD, focuses on the variables involved in hearing loss in musicians, including practice exposure levels and genetic predisposition. Her previous research was in the area of speech perception in older adults with hearing loss, which also was funded by the National Institute of Deafness and other Communication Disorders. Dr. Phillips teaches Speech and Hearing Science, which is a study of the acoustics of sound and speech. It is a lab-centered course that is taught online with virtual labs, including a lab on the effects of loud music practice on hearing. She also teaches Adult Aural Rehabilitation, a discussion-based course that examines normal aging as well as the effects of adult onset hearing loss and it’s remediation.