“It’s not just what you hear, but what you can do with what you hear”

Contact Name: Dr. Kathy Pichora Fuller

Kathy Pichora-Fuller completed a B.A. in Linguistics at the University of Toronto (1977) and a M.Sc. in Audiology and Speech Sciences at the University of British Columbia (1980). She worked as a clinical audiologist and then the Supervisor of Audiology at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and then returned to complete a Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Toronto (1991). Until 2002, she was a faculty member at UBC in the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences and Director of the Institute for Hearing Accessibility Research.

She is a Professor of Psychology at UTM. She is also an Adjunct Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest, and a Guest Professor in the Linneaus Centre for Hearing and Deafness Research at Linköping University in Sweden.

She was President of the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (1984-87), served on the executive boards of the Canadian Acoustical Association (1998-2002, 2011-present), International Collegium of Rehabilitative Audiology (1997-2003), Canadian Academy of Audiology (2002-2004) and she was the Canadian representative to the International Society of Audiology (2004-2010). She is the co-chair of the World Congress of Audiology to be held in Vancouver, in 2016. She is presently on the editorial boards of two international journals, Ear and Hearing and the International Journal of Audiology

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