Karah Gottschalk, AuD, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Audiology at Nova Southeastern University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Florida, her AuD from the University of Louisville. After completing her AuD studies, she started an audiology department in a hospital in upstate New York. This department provided needed diagnostic services to counties which previously did not have access to vestibular and hearing services. During her time in New York she was a clinical preceptor/adjunct professor at Syracuse University, and was a part of the Falls Prevention Coalition for the state. During this time, she decided to pursue a Ph.D. in Gerontology at the University of Kentucky. While in Kentucky, she worked clinically in a residential facility for adults with mental and learning disabilities and in nursing homes around the area providing hearing services. She teaches Diagnostics, Implantable Hearing Technologies Tinnitus Evaluation and Management, and Geriatric Audiology. Additionally, she is a clinical preceptor at the NSU Audiology Clinic where she sees patients of all ages. Her current areas of research interest include hearing loss, aging, cognition, and tinnitus.