Jourdan Holder, Au.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cochlear Implant Audiologist

Jourdan Holder, AuD, PhD, CCC-A is an Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences with a joint appointment in the Department of Otolaryngology. She currently serves adult and pediatric cochlear implant patients in the clinic in addition to conducting research in Vanderbilt’s Cochlear Implant Research Lab. Her primary research interests are understanding and improving speech recognition and quality of life outcomes for cochlear implant recipients using a variety of different methods and improving access to cochlear implant technology especially for non-traditional pediatric candidates. Her work has resulted in over 25 peer-reviewed publications and numerous scientific presentations nationally and internationally.