Dr. Jackie Davie earned her Ph.D. in Communication Disorders from Penn State University. She worked as a research assistant on an N.I.H. grant assessing the relationship between ear health and speech language and behavioral development during her doctoral program. She completed over 1000 hearing and over 12,000 middle ear screening on 6 to 36 month olds over a three-year time frame.
Dr. Davie completed her clinical fellowship year at Towson University in Baltimore, and worked for several years at Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, where she served as an adjunct field instructor for the University of Pittsburgh. She began her first full-time teaching position at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in 2003. During her tenure at BloomU, she mentored over 20 doctoral thesis projects and became the director of BloomU’s Science and Health Science Living and Learning Community. While in Pennsylvania, she began her relationship with Healthy Hearing in 2007, where she volunteered at the State Games each summer and fall.
Dr. Davie elected and served as the Vice President of Education for the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology before she was enticed by the more hospitable climate of south Florida in 2009. She joined the faculty of Nova Southeastern University, teaching and percepting in the Doctor of Audiology program. She has taught Acoustics & Instrumentation, Psychoacoustics and Speech Perception, Genetics, and Implantable Hearing Devices, but she currently spends most of her time in the clinic specializing in hearing assessment and rehabilitation for pediatric and special needs population. She is a State of Florida CMS approved pediatric audiologist. She also serves as the Special Olympics of Florida clinical coordinator for the Healthy Athletes Healthy Hearing Program.
Dr. Davie serves as a trainer for the Healthy Hearing program, she has published a book on assessing otitis media in children and have a chapter on hearing screenings in the school, which was published in an educational audiology text book. She also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of the Educational Audiology Association and the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. At NSU, she has served as a member of the University IRB, the college Academic Honesty Committee and the department Committee on Student Progress and Admission Committee. She has been a reviewer for the Presidents and Chancellor’s Faculty Development Research and Development grant.