Erik Jorgensen

Ph.D. Student
Biography

Erik Jorgensen is an Iowa native, but has spent time living on both coasts. He earned his B.A. in philosophy from Columbia University and his Doctor of Audiology from the University of Iowa. He completed his clinical externship at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics as part of the Iowa Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities program.

He is currently a Ph.D. student working with Yu-Hsiang Wu as part of the Hearing and Aging Research Laboratory. His primary research interests are in auditory ecology, real-world outcomes of audiologic intervention, and hearing loss and music perception. He greatly enjoys teaching and has been a teaching assistant and has co-taught a number of audiology courses at Iowa. He is a passionate advocate for people with disabilities.

When not in the lab, Erik enjoys making music, playing scrabble, and exploring the local trails with his dog, Simone.