Our graduates have chosen a wide variety of careers.  Some are pursuing research and teaching careers in academic departments, clinical departments or research institutes.  Some do research in industry, working on issues such as cochlear implant design, development of underwater noise-exposure guidelines, medical devices and gene chips.  Others are in major consulting firms or law firms, where they advise healthcare institutions on organizational strategies and IP issues.  Examples of our alumni’s present positions are listed below.



Backus, Bradford '05

Director of Translational Research, Cochlear Implant Division, Oticon Medical, London; CEO, Audio3 Ltd, London

Berezina-Greene, Maria '15

Oncology Analyst, Citeline

Bergevin, Christopher '07

Professor of Biological Physics, York University

Bernstein, Joshua '06

Research Audiologist, Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Buran, Bradley ‘09

Postdoctoral Fellow, Oregon Health & Science University

Bramhall, Naomi ‘12

Research Investigator, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, VA Portland Health Care System

Cai, Shanqing ‘12

Software Engineer, Google

Cedolin, Leonardo '06

Senior Consultant in Acoustics, RGD Acoustics, Larkspur, CA

Chen, Nancy Fang-Yih '11

Scientist, Human Language Technology, Institute for InfoComm Research, A*STAR, Singapore

Cheng, Yen-fu '14

Research Fellow in Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Darrow, Keith N. '06

Associate Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Worcester State University, Worcester, MA

Devore, Sasha '09

Associate Editor, Nature Publishing Group

DiCicco, Thomas M. '10

Senior Manager, New Business Development, Boston Scientific

Dilley, Laura '05

Assistant Professor of Communications Sciences & Disorders, Michigan State University, East Lansing

Dilwali, Sonam '14

Medical student, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Dreyer, Anna '08

Vice President, T. Rowe Price Group and T. Rowe Price Associates

Dykstra, Andrew '11

Postdoctoral Scientist, Auditory Cognition Lab, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Heidelberg

Feingold, Joseph '11

Principal, Putnam Associates, Boston, MA

Francis, Nikolas '12

Postdoctoral Scientist, Systems and Developmental Neuroscience, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland

Furman, Adam '13

Acoustical Engineer, Bose Corporation

Ghaffari, Roozbeh '08

Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Laboratory of Electronics, MIT; Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder, MC10, Lexington, MA

Golbarg, Mehraei '15

Postdoctoral Fellow, Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark

Goldsworthy, Raymond '05

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, USC

Gu, Jianwen Wendy '11

Biomedical Systems Engineer, Neuromodulation, Boston Scientific

Halwani, Gus '12

Middle school science teacher, Acera School, Winchester, MA; Education Advisor/Founder, NeuRace, Somerville, MA

Heinz, Michael '00

Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, Purdue University

Hsieh, Christine '13

Founder and CEO, Salubris Analytics, Boston, MA

Hickox, Ann '13

Senior Scientist, Decibel Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA

Imbrie, Annika '05

US Patent Attorney, Patent Capital Group, Boston, MA

Jung, Youngsook ‘09

Research Fellow, Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School

Kalluri, Radha '06

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and Biomedical Engineering, USC

Kalluri, Sridhar '00

Director, Starkey Hearing Research Center, Starkey Hearing Technologies, Berkeley, CA

Kirchner, Rory '15

Visiting Scientist, Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Kuo, Sharon '06

Speech-Language Pathologist and Clinical Researcher in Neurology, Johns Hopkins University

Larsen, Erik '08

Senior Director, Product and Market Strategy, Decibel Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA

Lee, Adrian KC '07

Assistant Professor of Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle

Lewiston, Craig '09

CEO and Founder, Apollo Media, Inc.

Listfield, Rebecca Woodbury '11

Licensing Manager, Partners Healthcare Innovation, Cambridge, MA

Litvak, Leonid '02

Director, Hearing Performance Research, Advanced Bionics; Adjunct Assistant Professor, USC

Liu, Xiao-Ping '12

Postdoctoral Fellow, Auditory Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University

Lulich, Steven '06

Research Scientist, Washington University, St. Louis; Assistant Professor, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University

Lysaght, Andrew '14

Director, Translational Research, Immuneering Corporation, Cambridge, MA

Mahklouf, Miriam '13

Scientist, Philips Healthcare

Malyska, Nicolas '08

Technical Staff, Human Language Technology Group, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Masaki Wehner, Asako '09

Director, Research, MedPanel, Cambridge, MA

Masaki, Kinuko '06

Co-founder, CEO, Smart Ear, Inc.

McLean, Will '14

Co-founder and Vice President, Frequency Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA

Mehta, Daryush D. '10

Assistant Biomedical Engineer, Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, MGH; Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Adjunct Assistant Professor, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Merchant, Gabrielle '14

Doctorate of Audiology Candidate, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Moallem, Theodore ‘11

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, STEM Education Development India, MIT

Mou, Xiaomin '06

Senior Investment Officer, Venture Capital, International Finance Corporation / World Bank Group

Nam, Hui Sok '11

Systems Engineer, Advanced Bionics

Niziolek, Caroline A ‘10

Senior Postdoctoral Associate, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Boston University

Niksch, Paul ‘12

Technical Sales Specialist, Life Sciences Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific

O'Gorman, David '06

Senior Postdoctoral Associate, Hearing Research Center, Boston University

Okobi, Anthony '06

Otolaryngologist, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill

Penagos-Vargas, Hector ‘10

Research Scientist, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT

Peng, Anthony Wei '09

Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Poon, Becky '06

Senior Petrophysicist, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, Ltd., Lagos, Nigeria

Pawlosky, Annalisa '14

Postdoctoral Fellow, Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Qin, Michael '05

Senior Research Scientist, Hearing Conservation, Naval Submarine Research Laboratory, Groton, CT

Saikachi, Yoko ‘09

Research Scientist, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan

Santos, Teresa '06

Segment Manager, Chemical Anchors, Hilti, Liechtenstein

Schwartz, Andrew '13

Director of Research and Development, 3PlayMedia, Boston, MA

Seshagiri, Chandran '06

Lead Research Scientist, Cephalogics, Boston, MA

Shaheen, Luke '16

Postdoctoral Fellow, Oregon Health & Science University

Shub, Daniel '07

Research Audiologist, Audiology and Speech Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Sigalovsky, Irina '05

Senior Industrial Liaison Officer, MIT; Lecturer, Tufts University

Simons, Emmanuel J. '08

Director of Business Development, Voyager Therapeutics, Boston, MA

Slama, Michael '11

Resident Physician, Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital

Smith, Zachary '06

Director of Coding Research, Cochlear; Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Songer, Jocelyn '06

Adjunct Professor, Physics, Endicott College; Senior Medical Writer, Custom Learning Designs, Belmont, MA

Stepp, Cara E. '09

Assistant Professor, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; and Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University

Stankovic, Konstantina '98

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School; Director, Molecular Neurotology Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Suzuki, Ryuji '10

Professional photographer, Boston, MA

Taberner-Miller, Annette '05

Staff Data Scientist, RetailMeNot, Austin, TX

Talavage, Thomas '98

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University

Thiers, Fabio '08

Director, Clinical Trials Optimization Solutions, IMS Health

Thompson, Lara '13

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of the District of Columbia

Vallila-Rohter, Sofia '14

Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Villacorta, Virgilio '06

Senior Scientist, Irvine Sensors Corp, Costa Mesa, CA

Voss, Susan '98

Professor of Engineering, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Wang, Tianyu Tom '11

Vice President, Equities Linear Quantitative Research, J.P. Morgan

Wehner, Daniel '07

Associate, International Property Law, Wolf Greenfield, Boston

Whiten, Darren '07

Director, Strategy and Special Projects, Alcon

Wilson, E. Courtenay '10

High school mathematics teacher, Massachusetts

Witzel, Thomas '11

Instructor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School; Director, Human MR Imaging Core, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

Yoo, Julie '07

Chief Product Officer, Kyruus, Boston, MA

Zipse, Lauryn '08

Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Zhao, Sherry '07

Scientist, Zpectra Labs, Cambridge, MA

Zhu, Bo '16

Postdoctoral Fellow, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital