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L. Maureen Valente, PhD, CCC-A
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8042
660 S. Euclid Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Phone: (314) 747-0107
Fax: (314) 747-0105

Our Faculty

L. Maureen Valente, PhD

Current Position:
Director of Audiology Studies, Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Associate Professor, Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences (joint)

  • BS, Speech and Hearing Science, University of Illinois at Champaign - Urbana, 1974
  • MS, Audiology, University of Illinois at Champaign - Urbana, 1975
  • PhD, Speech and Hearing Sciences-Audiology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2005
Research Interests:

Diagnostic Audiology, Vestibular Evaluation across the Lifespan, Auditory Processing Disorders, Audiology Education


Textbooks and Textbook Contributions in Progress:

Valente M, Valente LM. (Ed 2015)  Adult Case Reports in Audiology, Thieme Medical Publishers, NY.

Co-authorship of three cases published in in Adult Case Reports Audiology (above)

Valente M and Valente LM:   “Real Ear Measures were Completed, but…..”

Valente M, Valente LM and Mangiore R:   “Effect of Domes versus Custom Earmolds”

Valente M and Valente LM: “When is a Difference in Word Recognition Scores Significant?”

Valente M, Valente LM  “Hearing Aid Fitting for Adults:  Selection, Fitting, Verification and Validation”  in Katz J (Ed) Handbook of Clinical Audiology, 7th Edition, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Valente M, Valente LM, Czarniak L.  Evaluating the Evidence of Audiologic Evaluation in Wong L (Ed) Evidence Based Practice for Audiology,  Plural Press, San Diego.

Textbooks Published:

Valente, M (Editor), Sarli C, Valente LM, Amlani AM, Oeding, K, Finnell J, Walden TC, Huart S (2011)  The Audiology Capstone: Research, Presentation and Publication. Thieme Medical Publishers, NY

Valente, LM. (2009)  Pure-tone Audiometry and Masking.  Plural Press

Book Chapters and Other Textbook Contributions Published:

Contributed Section on “ Vestibular Assessment w/ Pediatric Patients” (2011). Author:  Desmond A.  Title of Textbook:  Vestibular Function:  Evaluation and Treatment.  Publishers:  Thieme Medical Publisher

Valente LM (2011) Two Case Reports entitled Vestibular Issues with Profound Hearing Loss and Vestibular Evaluation Measures, in Madell J and Flexer C (Ed) Pediatric AudiologyCasebook, Thieme Medical Publishers, pp 150 – 155.

Valente M, Valente LM. (2009) Hearing Aid Selection and Verification Strategies with Adults, in Katz J (Ed.) Handbook of Clinical Audiology, 6th Edition, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, pp 846-870.


Valente LM. (2012)  Guest Editor for Special Issue Featuring Mentored AuD Student Research at Washington University School of Medicine.  JAAA 23, 5.

Valente LM, Goebel JA, Sinks B. (2012) Pediatric Vestibular Evaluations:  Two Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss.  JAAA 23, 4:  283-290.


Valente LM (2011) Assessment Techniques for Vestibular Evaluation in Pediatric Patients, in Kesser BW and Gleason AT (Eds) Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, 44 (2): 273 – 290.

Valente LM (2010) Adaptation of Vestibular Evaluation Measures Across the Lifespan.  Audiologia Hoy, February Edition distributed at International Congress in Bogota, Colombia.

Valente, LM. (2008) Pediatric Vestibular Evaluation. Audiology Online.

Valente, LM. (2008) Maturational Effects of the Vestibular System: A Study of Rotary Chair, Computerized Dynamic Posturography, and Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials with Children. JAAA 18, 6:  461-481.

Desmond A, Cox K, Hawkins D, Buck T, Sandridge S, Valente LM, Meyer D, Whitelaw G. (2008) Licensure and Payment Issue of Audiology Externship Students. Audiology Today, 19 (5):  28-31.

Valente, LM.  (2008) Adaptation of Adult Techniques for Evaluation Vestibular Function in Children.  Hearing Journal.  60 (10):  34-44.

Valente, LM. (2008) Research Training for Au.D. Students:  One Program’s Model.  Audiology Today, 19 (6):  15-17. 

Valente M, Mispagel K, Valente LM, Hullar T. (2006) Problems and Solutions for Fitting Amplification to Patients with Meniere’s Disease.  JAAA 17, 1:  6-15.



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