Gloria Valencia, Au.D., CCC-A

Gloria E Valencia, Au.D., CCC-A

Adjunct Instructor

Professional Summary

Gloria E. Valencia, AuD, CCC-A
Clinical Audiologist & Adjunct Assistant Profesor of Clinical
Gloria earned her bachelor degree in 1987 with a major in Communication Science and Disorders from the Catholic University of Manizales, Colombia. After graduation she joined the same institution as an undergraduate professor of audiology and performed this function for eight years. During this time she also worked as a clinical audiologist, clinical researcher, and supervised numerous students during their internships in the Audiology clinic.
In 1993, she attended a fellowship in electrophysiology at the Dr. Manuel Gea González Hospital and another in neurophysiology at the Instituto Nacional de la Comunicación Humana, both institutions located in Mexico City. At the end of the same year, she had an internship in two centers in Los Angeles, the House Ear Institute and the John Tracy Clinic.
In 1995 she relocated to the United States and enrolled in the Audiology Master program at the University of Cincinnati. After graduation in 2000, she worked for different Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) offices and hearing aid companies in the area. She has performed hearing screenings in different schools and Health Fairs around the Greater Cincinnati Area.
In 2009, Gloria joined the University of Cincinnati, where provides supervision to first year Au.D.on and off-campus evaluating and treating adolescents and adults with hearing problems. In addition, she forms part of the interdisciplinary group dedicated to the diagnosis and management of Central Auditory Processing Disorders.
Gloria earned her Doctoral degree in Audiology from Arizona School of Health Sciences, A.T. Still University in 2012.
Gloria has a special interest in people with diverse backgrounds and her bilingual skills (Spanish-English) provide her with a unique perspective in dealing with monolingual and bilingual populations. She is currently co-owner of Bilingual Audiology.


Doctorate, A.T. Still University La Mesa, Arizona, 06-03-2012 (Doctorate degree in Audiology)

Masters Degree, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 2000 (Masters degree in Audiology)

Masters Degree, Xavier University of Bogota & Catholic University Manizales (Colombia), 1995 (1 year of a Masters in Health Administration)

Bachelors Degree, Catholic University Manizales (Colombia), 1988 (B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology & B.S. in Audiology)

Positions and Work Experience

2011 -To Present Co-Owner ,,

2009 -To Present Clinical Audiologist & supervisor, University of Cincinnati, Dr. Kenneth Donnelly Clinic- Outreach: Woodward Career & Technical High School , Cincinnati, Ohio

2008 -2008 On Call Audiologist , Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist, Inc , Cincinnati, Ohio

2001 -2004 CFY and Audiologist , Family Hearing & Hearing Aids by Thoma & Sutton, Jerry’s Hear Inc. , Cincinnati, Ohio

2001 -2001 Audiology Assistant, Otology Associates, INC , Cincinnati, Ohio

2000 -2001 Audiology Assistant, Dr. Claude P. Hobeika, M.D. (ENT), Ear Medical Center, Inc and Balance Disorder Institute/Children’s Ear Clinic, Cincinnati, Ohio

1999 -2000 Audiology Trainee , Affiliated with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders, Cincinnati, Ohio

2007 -To Present Spanish Interpreter, Translations Unlimited, LLC , Cincinnati, OH

2007 -2007 Spanish Teacher , Cincinnati Spanish Academy, Cincinnati, OH

2005 -2007 Bilingual Assistant, Law Office of Louis Valencia , Cincinnati, OH

Research Support

Investigators:Earl, B., Valencia, G. 07-01-2013 -06-30-2014 Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training Towards a Clinical Diagnosis of Auditory Nerve Survival Role:Co-PI $25,000 Type:Grant

Investigators:Earl, B., Valenica, G. CCTST PCS Pilot Grant Program Toward a Clinical Diagnosis of Auditory Nerve Role:Co-PI Active Type:Grant


Published Abstracts

Deshpande, S., Scheifele, P., Scott, M., Deshpande, A.K., Clark, J., Valencia, G., Keith, R.W (2013. )Aided ASSR on a Cadaver: Relevance in the Clinic .[Abstract]Association for Research in Otolaryngology,

Maatman, C., Clark, J, Keith, R. & Valencia, G. (2012. )Communication Management with Hearing Loss .[Abstract], Capstone committee, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, May 22.,

Other Publications

(2001. )Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (Espectro de Desordenes de la Neuropatía Auditiva) .

(2011. )Can a tinnitus be cured? (Se puede curar un acufeno?) .

(2011. )Auditory Amplification Systems with FM System (Sistemas de Amplificacion Auditiva con Frecuencia Modulada (FM) .

(2011. )Audiology in bililngual community (La Audiología en una comunidad Bilingüe” .

(2007. )How much do you know about the Hispanic/Latino Community? .

(2007. )Introduction: Culturally Competent Audiologists .

(2007. )Culturally Competent Audiologists .

(2007. )Bilingual Spanish Audiology Sources .

(1993. )Research in the Classroom .

(1995. )Elaboration of brochure of high risk, prevention early detection, evaluation and management of hearing loss .

(1994. )Paper proof reading & advisor: Evoked Auditory Brainstem response in children under 3 years of age (Auditory Maturation process) .

(1992. )Paper proof reading & Advisor: Noise levels (with & without electric generator) in commercial, residential, industrial & quite zone of Manizales .

Paper proof reading& advisor: Normal responses obtained in the evoked auditory potentials in people older than 3 years . Research in the Classroom

(1992. )Paper proof reading & advisor: Sound and Noise level measurement in different neighborhoods of Manizales . Research in the Classroom

Occupational Audiology . Conference of the International convention of Human Communication & Language

(1992. )Factors affecting hearing processes .

Valencia, G. (10-2013. )Marketing incorporated to today’s audiology, Part II (El Mercadeo Incorporado en la Audiología de Hoy, Parte 2) .

Valencia, G. (06-2012. )Marketing incorporated to today’s audiology, Part I (El Mercadeo Incorporado en la Audiología de Hoy, Parte 1 .


Invited Presentations

(03-03-2011. )Do you accept the challenge to work with non-English speaking and bilingual children in schools? .Texas Speech –Language-Hearing Association (TSHA, Houston, Texas.

(02-17-2011. )Central Auditory Processing Disorders, Assessment, Diagnostic, Interpretation and Counseling. Asoaudio, Annual Convention, Noise -Induced Hearing loss and clinic Diagnostic, Medellin, Colombia .

(03-09-2006. )Bilingual Hispanic Support .Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association (OSLHA), Columbus, OH.

Valencia, G. (10-17-2012. )Au.D. Beyond the Audiogram .University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:Department

Valencia, Gloria (10-30-2013. )Au.D. : It’s a key to independence .University of Cincinnati, Clinical Process I. UC. .Level:Department

Valencia, Gloria (01-16-2016. )What SLPs need to know about CAPD .CAPD training for SLPs and Audiologist from Cincinnati Public Schools, Cincinnati Public Schools -AIMS.

Valencia, Gloria (BAD DATE. )Knowledge and Skills Needed by Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists to Provide Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services .Clinical Process class for CSD undergraduate seniors, Fall 2015, University of Cincinnati .

Poster Presentations

(2000. )“Effects of Methylphenidate on the Neurophysiologic Measurements and the Auditory Processing Abilities of Children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders” .Second Annual Student Praise Conference, University of Cincinnati. .


(02-18-2012. )University of Cincinnati. UC.

(11-08-2011. )Guess speaker Clinical Process I: “Working with culturally and Linguistically Diverse populations”. University of Cincinnati.. UC.

(11-02-2010. )Working with culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations”. University of Cincinnati. UC.

(08-04-1994. )Seminar on Modern Audiology, Level II .

Event Organized

Price Hill Woman’s Health Fair

Price Hill Woman’s Health Fair 10-01-2011 10-01-2011 Santa Maria Community Center

Audiologist Volunteer Health Fair – performing Spanish Hearing screenings

Audiologist Volunteer Health Fair – performing Spanish Hearing screenings 09-22-2011 10-04-2011 Kemper Height School

Audiologist Volunteer Health Fair – performing Spanish Hearing Screenings

Audiologist Volunteer Health Fair – performing Spanish Hearing Screenings 07-24-2011 SU CASA Health Fair, Cincinnati, OH

Audiologist Volunteer Latino Health Fair – performing Spanish Hearing Screenings

Audiologist Volunteer Latino Health Fair – performing Spanish Hearing Screenings 04-17-2011 Bienestar (a program of SANTA MARIA COMMUNITY SERVICES) Cincinnati, OH

Audiologist Volunteer Health Fair – performing Spanish Hearing Screenings

Audiologist Volunteer Health Fair – performing Spanish Hearing Screenings 01-23-2011 SU CASA Health Fair, Cincinnati, OH

Honors and Awards

05-01-2000 Jean Rothenberg Award Recepient Communication Sciences & Disorders Type:Recognition

1992 Nomination “Researcher Honor”. Manizales, Colombia

1992 Special Mention from C.E.C.H., Manizales, Colombia

1992 Current Hearing Aid Fitting process in a Special Education Institute of Manizales Audiology Honorable Mention for the research Presented at the XXVI Annual National Convention of ENT and 1st Annual National Convention of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology


Hispanic Health Fairs Type:Community Service Level:Local

Professional Affiliation

06-01-2006 -07-01-2007: Ohio Academy of Audiology Member

2010 -2011: American Academy of Audiology Member

2006: Southwestern Ohio Speech, Language & Hearing Association Mini-grant recipient on 2006

2004 -2007: Southwestern Ohio Speech, Language & Hearing Association Member

2006 -2007: Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association Bilingual Hispanic Support Chair

2000 -2008: Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association Member

2004 -2009: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certified Member of Special Interest Division: 14 (Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations)

2004 -2009: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology

1999 -To Present: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Member

2001 -To Present: Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Licensed Audiologist # A- 01441 State of Ohio

1999 -2000: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association NSSLHA Member

Courses Taught

Central Audiotory Processing Disorders Level:Graduate

Guest speaker - Clincial Process for CSD undergraduate seniors Level:Undergraduate

Clinical Supervisor - Practicum sessions Level:Graduate

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati
3202 Eden Ave, French East Building
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: (513) 558-8993
Fax: 513-558-8500