L. Maureen Valente, PhD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology




Additional Titles

  • Professor of Audiology and Communication Sciences


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

Board Certifications

  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A)

Research Interests

Diagnostic audiology, vestibular evaluation, auditory processing disorders, audiology education



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:

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 (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.


  • faculty


  • clinical-audiology


PACS 4620/4621: Externship I

PACS 4630/4631: Externship II

PACS 507: Vestibular Assessment

PACS 5601: Clinical Audiology I (AuD section)

PACS 5602: Clinical Audiology II

PACS 569: Hearing Disorders

PACS 5701: Capstone Project Seminar