Dr. Rebecca Lewis is a clinical audiologist who serves as the Audiology Research Specialist at Mass. Eye and Ear. Along with her clinical service at our main campus in Boston, she contributes to the research efforts of the renowned Eaton-Peabody Laboratories as a PhD-trained auditory neuroscientist. Her clinical and research appointments naturally coalesce through her efforts to connect patients to research studies that are actively recruiting participants.
Dr. Lewis concurrently completed her clinical audiology and auditory neuroscience research training at the University of Washington, concluding her clinical training with an audiology internship at the Veterans Affairs Audiology Clinic in the Puget Sound Health Care System. Dr. Lewis received her PhD in speech and hearing sciences following her research in hair cell regeneration at the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center.
She has received numerous awards, fellowships, and grants, including a National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, the Student Investigator Research Grant from the American Academy of Audiology Foundation, the Auditory Neuroscience Training Grant from the University of Washington, and a Fellowship of the University of Washington Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Biological Sciences Program.