Our graduates have chosen a wide variety of careers.  Some are pursuing research and teaching careers in academic departments, clinical departments or research institutes.  Some do research in industry, working on issues such as cochlear implant design, development of underwater noise-exposure guidelines, medical devices and gene chips.   Others are in major consulting firms or law firms, where they advise healthcare institutions on organizational strategies and IP issues.  Examples of our alumni’s present positions are listed below.



Aranyosi, A.J. '02

Senior Scientist, Sensor Development, MC10, Lexington, MA

Backus, Bradford '05

Director of Translational Research, Oticon Medical, London;
CEO, Audio3 Ltd, London

Bergevin, Christopher '07

Professor of Biological Physics, York University

Bernstein, Joshua '06

Research Audiologist, Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Buran, Bradley ‘08

Postdoctoral Fellow, Oregon Health & Science University

Bramhall, Naomi ‘12

Research Investigator, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, VA Portland Health Care System

Cedolin, Leonardo '06

Senior Consultant in Acoustics, RGD Acoustics, Larkspur, CA

Chen, Evan '03

Associate Director, New Product Commercialization, Biogen, Cambridge, MA

Chen, Nancy Fang-Yih '11

Scientist, Human Language Technology, Institute for InfoComm Research, A*STAR, Singapore

Cheng, Holden '05

Senior Test Engineer, Software development, JSDU

Cheyne, Harold '01

Senior Acoustic Systems Engineer, Cirrus Logic, Austin, TX

Darrow, Keith N. '06

Associate Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Worcester State University, Worcester, MA

Devore, Sasha '09

Associate Editor, Nature Publishing Group

DiCicco, Thomas M. '10

Senior Manager, New Business Development, Boston Scientific

Dilley, Laura '04

Assistant Professor of Communications Sciences & Disorders, Michigan State University, East Lansing

Dilwali, Sonam '14

Medical student, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dreyer, Anna '08

Vice President, T. Rowe Price Group and T. Rowe Price Associates

Dykstra, Andrew '11

Postdoctoral Scientist, Auditory Cognition Lab, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Heidelberg

Francis, Nikolas '12

Postdoctoral Scientist, Systems and Developmental Neuroscience, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland

Ghaffari, Roozbeh '08

Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Laboratory of Electronics, MIT; Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder, MC10, Lexington, MA

Goldstein, Ehab '03

Senior Director, Insights and Analytics, Johnson & Johnson

Goldsworthy, Raymond '05

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, USC

Graves, Amanda '05

Protocol Advancement Manager, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Harms, Michael '02

Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis

Heinz, Michael '00

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, Purdue University

Hickox, Ann '12

Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Imbrie, Annika '05

US Patent Attorney, Patent Capital Group, Boston, MA

Iversen, John '01

Associate Project Scientist, Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, UC SanDiego

Jacobson, Barry '08

Biomedical researcher

Jung, Youngsook ‘08

Research Fellow, Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School

Kalluri, Radha '06

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, USC

Kalluri, Sridhar '00

Director, Starkey Hearing Research Center, Starkey Hearing Technologies

Karavitaki, Domenica '02

Research Associate in Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Kuo, Sharon '05

Speech-Language Pathologist and Clinical Researcher in Neurology, Johns Hopkins University

Lane, Courtney '03

Vice President, Clinical Affairs, Axonics Modulation Technologies, Irvine, CA

Larsen, Erik '08

Senior Director, Product and Market Strategy, Decibel Therapeutics

Lee, Adrian KC '07

Assistant Professor of Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle

Lewiston, Craig '08

Hardware Systems Lead, Apple Watch, Cupertino, CA

Litvak, Leonid '02

Director, Hearing Performance Research, Advanced Bionics; Adjunct Assistant Professor, USC

Long, Christopher '00

Director of Auditory Perception Research, Cochlear Americas

Lulich, Steven '06

Research Scientist, Washington University, St. Louis; Assistant Professor, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University

Malyska, Nicolas '07

Technical Staff, Human Language Technology Group, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Masaki Wehner, Asako '09

Director, Research, MedPanel, Cambridge, MA

Masaki, Kinuko '06

Co-founder, CEO, Smart Ear, Inc.

McKinney, Martin '01

Principal Research Engineer, Starkey Hearing Technologies

Mehta, Daryush D. '10

Assistant Biomedical Engineer, Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, MGH; Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Adjunct Assistant Professor, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Meltzner, Geoffrey '03

Vice President of Research and Technology, VocaliD, Belmont, MA

Merchant, Gabrielle '14

Doctorate of Audiology Candidate, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Miller, Antonio J. ‘06

Manager, Acoustic Systems Engineering, Cirrus Logic

Moallem, Theodore ‘11

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, STEM Education Development India, MIT

Mou, Xiaomin '06

Senior Investment Officer, Venture Captial, International Finance Corporation / World Bank Group

Niziolek, Caroline A ‘10

Senior Postdoctoral Associate, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Boston University

Oberoi, Pankaj '99

Director of Scientific Services, Meso Scale Discovery, Rockville, MD

O'Gorman, David '06

Senior Postdoctoral Associate, Hearing Research Center, Boston University

Okobi, Anthony '06

Otolaryngologist, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill

Penagos-Vargas, Hector ‘10

Research Scientist, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT

Peng, Anthony Wei '09

Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Poon, Becky '06

Senior Petrophysicist, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, Ltd., Lagos, Nigeria

Pawlosky, Annalisa '14

Postdoctoral Fellow, Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Prakash, Srinivasamurthy Ravi '09

Signal processing researcher

Qin, Michael '05

Senior Research Scientist, Hearing Conservation, Naval Submarine Research Laboratory, Groton, CT

Rosengard, Peninah '04

Research Affiliate, MIT

Ryu, Jekwan '03

Staff Scientist, Affymetrix Inc.

Saikachi, Yoko ‘08

Research Scientist, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan

Santos, Teresa '06

Segment Manager, Hilti

Seshagiri, Chandran '06

Lead Research Scientist, Cephalogics, Boston, MA

Shub, Daniel '06

Research Audiologist, Audiology and Speech Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Sigalovsky, Irina '05

Senior Industrial Liaison Officer, MIT; Lecturer, Tufts University

Simons, Emmanuel J. '08

Director of Business Development, Voyager Therapeutics, Boston, MA

Slifka, Janet '00

Senior Manager, Applied Modeling and Data Science, Amazon

Smith, Zachary '06

Director of Coding Research, Cochlear; Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Songer, Jocelyn '06

Adjunct Professor, Physics, Endicott College; Senior Medical Writer, Custom Learning Designs, Belmont, MA

Sroka, Jason '98

Vice President of Analytics, Temperature Alert, Boston, MA

Stepp, Cara E. '09

Assistant Professor, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; and Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University

Stankovic, Konstantina '98

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School; Director, Molecular Neurotology Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Taberner-Miller, Annette '05

Staff Data Scientist, RetailMeNot, Austin, TX

Talavage, Thomas '98

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University

Thompson, Lara '13

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of the District of Columbia

Tsai Do, Betty Sheau-Jing '01

Assistant Professor, Otology and Neurotology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Vallila-Rohter, Sofia '14

Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Villacorta, Virgilio '05

Senior Scientist, Irvine Sensors Corp, Costa Mesa, CA

Voss, Susan '98

Professor of Engineering, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Wehner, Daniel '07

Associate, International Property Law, Wolf Greenfield, Boston

Whiten, Darren '06

Director, Strategy and Special Projects, Alcon

Williams, Diane '03

Lecturer, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Wilson, E. Courtenay '10

High school mathematics teacher, Massachusetts

Witzel, Thomas '11

Instructor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School; Director, Human MR Imaging Core, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

Yoo, Julie '06

Chief Product Officer, Kyruus, Boston, MA

Zipse, Lauryn '08

Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Zhao, Sherry '07

Scientist, Zpectra Labs, Cambridge, MA