Ursula M. Findlen, PhD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Ursula M. Findlen, PhD

Ursula M. Findlen, PhD

Research Leader

Contact Information

700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-6526
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Ursula M. Findlen, PhD, is the Research Director in the Division of Clinical Therapies- Audiology Department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor-Clinical at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. She earned her Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Speech and Hearing Science from The Ohio State University. She worked clinically at several hospitals in the Boston area and coordinated the Hearing Implant Program at UMass Memorial Medical Center prior to returning to Ohio in 2016. Dr. Findlen currently engages in clinical practice and research endeavors related to all areas of pediatric (re)habilitative audiology. She has a particular interest in infant diagnostics and outcomes of children with cochlear implants.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Audiology

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Cochlear Implants
  • Infant Assessment

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • Syracuse University
    Date Completed: 05/26/2001

Graduate School

  • The Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 08/21/2003

Graduate School

  • The Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 12/16/2009


  • Audiology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 01/04/2016


  • Findlen UM1, Roup CM2. The Effect of Lexical Content on Dichotic Speech Recognition in Older Adults. J Am Acad Audiol. 2016 Jan;27(1):13-28. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.15017. PubMed ID: 26809323
  • Findlen UM1, Roup CM. Dichotic speech recognition using CVC word and nonsense CVC syllable stimuli. J Am Acad Audiol. 2011 Jan;22(1):13-22. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.22.1.3. PubMed ID: 21419066

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Member, American Academy of Audiology
  • Member, Ohio Academy of Audiology
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