Laura Smith-Olinde, PhD
Laura Smith-Olinde, PhD, an audiologist and associate professor, is the director of the Educators' Academy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Before taking this position, Dr. Smith-Olinde taught in audiology and speech pathology programs for 16 years-most recently in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in a consortium between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She also served as the coordinator of the Infant Hearing Program for the Arkansas Department of Health for 18 months and obtained grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Health Resources Services Administration for that program. Dr. Smith-Olinde has more than 30 publications and more than 80 presentations on varied topics related to hearing and hearing loss.