Dr. Sarah Kirk is a clinical and research audiologist at Mass. Eye and Ear. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Vermont and her doctorate from the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Kirk completed her externship at the Boston VA Medical Center, where she worked extensively with patients with tinnitus and noise-induced hearing loss.
Dr. Kirk works part-time as a research audiologist, alongside principal investigator Dr. Stéphane Maison, in the Eaton-Peabody Laboratories. Currently, they are studying hidden hearing loss (cochlear synaptopathy) in “normal” hearing individuals.
Dr. Kirk is a nationally certified and state-licensed audiologist with professional associations including the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and Dangerous Decibels. She has a wide range of clinical interests including hearing aids, bone-anchored devices, assistive listening devices, tinnitus, and hearing conservation for all patient populations.