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Biography 

Susan Norton, PhD CCC-A joined the University of Washington faculty in 1991. She is a professor in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery and an adjunct profession in the Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences. Dr. Norton is the Chief of Audiology Programs & Research at Seattle Children's Hospital. She earned her PhD in Hearing Science from the University of Washington and completed a NIH post-doctoral fellowship at Boys Town National Research Hospital. Her passion is early diagnosis and intervention for children with hearing loss.

Overview 

Undergraduate Education: University of Denver, Denver, CO, 1971

Graduate Education: University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1982

Fellowship: Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, NE 1984

Memberships: American Academy of Audiology, American Auditory Society, Association for Research in Otolarngology, Cochlear Implant Alliance, Acoustical Society of America

Awards and honors 

2008: Outstanding Alumnus University of Washington Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences

Academic interests 

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Pediatric Cochlear Implants, Pediatric Audiology

 

RESEARCH FOCUS

Pediatric hearing loss

 

Recent Publications

Mitchell RM, Saltzman BS, Norton SJ, Harrison RG, Heike CL, Luquetti DV, Sie KC. Hearing Loss in Children With Craniofacial Microsomia., Cleft Palate Craniofac. J. 2016 Jul

Field LJ, Norton SB. Regional models for sediment toxicity assessment., Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 2014 Mar; 33(3):708-17

McCormick PJ, Schoene MJ, Dehmler MA, Kaiser JJ, Norton SE, Pizon A, Fornalik MA. Evaluation of a rapid microbiological method with a mixed culture biofilm model., PDA J Pharm Sci Technol ; 67(5):512-32

McCormick PJ, Kaiser JJ, Schoene MJ, Dehmler MA, Conyer JM, Skolnick CE, Luce N, Norton SE. Ophthalmic viscoelastic devices as a cleaning challenge., Biomed Instrum Technol ; 47(4):347-55

Iwata AJ, Dunnell J, Norton SJ, Sie KC. Prenatal diagnosis of SLC26A4 mutation and delayed onset of hearing loss., Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2013 Apr; 148(4):705-6