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Blythe Kitner

Blythe Kitner
Title: Clinical Faculty
Division: Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Unit: Audiology
Office Location: Health/Wellness 1109
Office Phone: 815-753-1441
Email: bkitner@niu.edu

Courses Taught

  • AUD 612A Professionals Issues I: Foundations of Practice
  • AUD 677 Adult Assessment
  • AUD 680 Evaluation and treatment of balance disorders
  • AUD 692 External Placement
  • AUD 693 Clinical Externships
  • AUD 773 Medical Audiology

Education

  • Millikin University, 1988, B.S.
  • Rush University, 2009 Au.D.

Certification and Licensure:

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A)
  • Licensed to practice Audiology in the state of Illinois

Research Interests

  • Vestibular assessment and treatment
  • Electrophysiologic assessment of the hearing and balance system
  • The impact of concussion and traumatic brain injury on the vestibular system
  • Genetics of balance and hearing

Clinical Interests

  • electrophysiology
  • balance
  • pediatric and adult hearing evaluations and treatment
  • concussion assessment
  • tinnitus