Kathy Holtman, AuD, CCC-A is the coordinator of CID’s pediatric audiology team. She has more than 20 years experience in the field. She began her career as an audiologist in ENT-related medical practices, ambulatory care and hospital settings. Later, she worked in a nonprofit community health clinic.
In 2006, she began working with the pediatric population, which led her to CID in 2007. She earned her AuD at Arizona School of Health Sciences and her master’s degree from Ohio State University. She maintains a Certificate of Clinical Competency in audiology and Missouri State licensure in clinical audiology. She is a Missouri First Steps and Illinois Child and Family Services early intervention provider.
Dr. Holtman also supervises graduate students in the Washington University School of Medicine Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences (PACS). She presents annual workshops for providers working with children with hearing loss.
Lisa S. Davidson
Before assuming her current position as audiology outcomes coordinator in 2014, Lisa Davidson, PhD, CCC-A was CID’s coordinator of pediatric audiology for 10 years. She joined CID in 1987 as an educational and clinical audiologist. She joined the faculty of the CID/Washington University audiology program in 1991 as a lecturer and became an assistant professor in 1996. In 2004, she received a research faculty appointment in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine. She continues to conduct research as a member of the CID at Washington University School of Medicine staff.
Dr. Davidson holds both a master’s degree and a PhD in speech and hearing sciences from Washington University/CID. She has given workshops and talks at national and international conferences. Her research interests and speaking topics include cochlear implants, bimodal fittings and hearing aids for children. She co-authored the CID Speech Perception Instructional Curriculum and Evaluation (SPICE), used worldwide to help deaf children learn listening and spoken language.