Erin S. Burns

Audiology Clinic Director
Associate Graduate Faculty of Speech & Hearing Sciences
Office: Speech and Hearing Building, Room 120-A
Phone: 409-880-8281
Admissions Inquiries: audiology@lamar.eduEmail:
esburns@lamar.edu

EDUCATION 
Au.D., Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas; 2008.
B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas; 2004.

Selected Distinctions
2015 TSUS Staff Excellence Award

Teaching (Current)
Audiology I, Audiology II, Introduction to evidence Based Practice and Instrumentation, Advanced Clinical Practicum

Clinical Programming

  • Development and implementation of Introduction to Evidence Based Practice and Instrumentation Labs (2014-present).
  • Development of grad-undergraduate peer mentoring labs (2015-present)
  • Co-development and implementation of hearing aid course labs with facility and materials (2015-Present).

Research/Scholarly Activity

Bellon-Harn, M., Dockens, A., Burns, E., Manchaiah, V., & Hinojosa, O. (2017). Examination of an audiologist’s response to patient’s expression of symptoms: A Pilot study. Journal of Audiology and Otology, 21(2), 115-119.

Manchaiah, V., Dockens, A., Bellon-Harn, M., & Burns, E. (2017). Non-congruence between audiologists’ and patients’ preferences for patient-centeredness. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 27(10), 816-823.

Invited Workshops and Presentations

Burns, E.S. Concussion-A review of process, diagnosis, and management. Louisiana Speech and Hearing Association. May 2019 Annual Conference, invited speaker.

Burns, E.S. Integrating evidence-based practice: Undergraduate mentoring in a university setting. Mississippi Speech Language-Hearing Association. “Making Memories and Mastery Possible on the Mighty Mississippi” March 2017 Annual Conference, invited speaker.

Burns, E.S. Concussion-A review of process, diagnosis, and management. Mississippi Speech Language-Hearing Association. “Making Memories and Mastery Possible on the Mighty Mississippi” March 2017 Annual Conference, invited speaker.

2011-2012: Annual Presentation to Deaf Studies/Deaf Education program at Lamar University of Beaumont, TX,  Psychology & Deafness: Tiptoeing Through Technology

2007-2011: Annual presentation to Deaf Studies/Deaf Education program at Lamar University of Beaumont, TX, Audiology for Deaf Education Majors

2009: Presentation at The Sally Ride Conference at Lamar University of Beaumont, TX, The Best Career for 2006, 2007, & 2008

2008-2014: Guest Lecturer in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology for Deaf Education Majors course

2008: Presenter at Southeast Texas Speech and Hearing Association: course Auditory Processing Disorder: A Clinical Audiologist’s Perspective

2008: Texas Education Association participant to alter form format for “Obtaining a Temporary Exemption Certificate for Teaching”

2007: Research Presentation at the Texas Academy of Audiology Convention, Hearing Aid Compatibility and Cellular Phones

2007: Presentation at the Texas Academy of Audiology Convention, Resource Materials for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI):  Ratings of 47 States

Student Directed Research (*=undergraduate student)

*Fox, B. & Burns, E.S. The Effect of Wait Time on Hearing Aid Battery Life. (Undergraduate Research & Creativity Expo, 2016).