University of Vermont

College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Dinah Smith

Dinah Smith, M.A., CCC-A

Clinical Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Office: 210 Pomeroy
Phone: (802) 656-0211
Fax: (802) 656-2528

Professor Dinah Smith teaches guest lectures in a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders including lectures in assessment of hearing, audiological habilitation for the hearing impaired child, and selected topics in biomedical engineering. In addition, Dinah is the Audiology Intern/Clinic Coordinator at the Eleanor M. Luse Center and a supervisor of graduate student practica in audiology. She is active in professional organizations related to the problems of the hearing impaired.


Indiana University, 1972

Selected Presentations and Activities

Smith, D.K., & Houghton, M. (1985). "The need for assistive listening device systems for the hearing impaired in Vermont." Presentation to the Vermont State Legislature. Montpelier, VT.

Schwartzberg, G., Kramer, M., Houghton, M., & Smith, D.K. (1985). "Hearing aids with auditory trainers: Variability of acoustic characteristics." Presentation at the convention of ASHA. San Diego. November 1985.

Smith, D. & Houghton, M. Hearing Aid Outreach Management, supported by the VT Department of Education to investigate the status of hearing aids used by mainstreamed hard of hearing children, 1992.

Consultation to local theaters and places of worship regarding listening systems for the hearing impaired.

Presentations to local groups, such as AARP or Grange. Topics: hearing loss in aging, hearing aids.

Founder and Vice President of Persona, Inc., a non-profit corporation established to provide educational workshops for women, 1979 to present.

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Audiology
American Auditory Society
American Speech, Hearing and Language Association (ASHA)
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology
Self-Help for the Hearing Impaired (SHHH)
Vermont Speech, Hearing and Language Association (VSHA)

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