Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
100 Clinical Research Services
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-6018

Phone: (713) 743-2897
Fax: (713) 743-2926  

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Jennifer Meeks, Au.D., CCC-A, F-AAA

Staff Audiologist

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  • Phone: (713) 743-2905

  • FAX: (713) 743-2926

  • Email: jbmeeks@uh.edu 

  • Office: Clinical Research Services 106

Dr. Jennifer Meeks manages audiology clinical services for the University Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic and the United Way funded Hearing Aid Assistance Program. Dr. Meeks implements clinical programs and provides diagnostic audiology and rehabilitative hearing aid services. She also develops marketing programs for clinical services in the community and manages contracts for audiology services. Dr. Meeks has ten years experience working in the computer industry and twenty years in audiology. She has worked in ENT clinics, hospitals, hearing aid dispensing practices, public schools as well as long- term care and rehabilitation facilities. She uses her knowledge of computer technology to fit advanced digital hearing instruments.

Professional Activities:

  • “Hearing Loss  & Alzheimer’s” presentation,  Houston Alzheimer’s Association
  • “Advanced Hearing Aid Technology” presentation, St. Luke’s Hearing Loss Workshop 
  • HISD School Nurse Hearing Screening In-service Training
  • Coordinator for non-profit hearing aid donations to Hear-Say and the Hear Now Program
  • Audiology provider for the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, Veterans Administration and Texas Department of Health & Human Services
  • Community non-profit hearing loss and hearing aid consultant
  • Texas Academy of Audiology Task Force Member

Research Interests

  • Dr. Meeks participated in an American Academy of Audiology poster titled: COSI and SADL in Native vs. Non-native Hearing Aid Users, K. Chih-Yung, (Au.D. student) , Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, J. Meeks, Au.D., University Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic. The purpose of this study was to investigate clinical outcome measures for hearing aid users with limited English proficiency. The Client Oriented Scale of Improvement (COSI)and the Satisfaction with Amplification in Daily Life (SADL) outcome measures were used to evaluate hearing aid benefit and satisfaction. The data were analyzed and compared native and non-native English hearing aid users. The results indicated that the COSI and SADL provided relevant information and were suitable for routine clinical use in the busy community clinic.

Professional Affiliations and Links:

Education

  • Au.D. Clinical Doctorate in Audiology, University of Florida
  • M.S. Audiology, University of North Texas
  • B.S. Communication Disorders, Lamar University

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