Blythe Kitner

Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Division: Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Unit: Audiology
Office Location: Health/Wellness 1109
Office Phone: 815-753-1441

Courses Taught

  • AUD 612A - Professionals Issues I: Foundations of Practice
  • AUD 677 - Adult Assessment
  • AUD 680 - Introduction to the Evaluation and Treatment of Balance Disorders
  • AUD 681 - Advanced Evaluation and Treatment of Balance Disorders
  • AUD 692 - External Placement
  • AUD 693 - Clinical Externships
  • AUD 773 - Medical Audiology


  • Millikin University, 1988, B.S.
  • Rush University, 2009, Au.D.

Certification and Licensure

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A)
  • Licensed to practice Audiology in the state of Illinois

Research Interests

  • Vestibular assessment and treatment
  • Electrophysiologic assessment of the hearing and balance system
  • The impact of concussion and traumatic brain injury on the vestibular system
  • Genetics of balance and hearing
  • Vestibular myogenic evoked potentials aging and pathologies

Clinical Interests

  • Electrophysiology
  • Balance treatment
  • Pediatric and adult hearing evaluations and treatment
  • Concussion assessment
  • Tinnitus
ACUE Credentialed Educator

Contact Us

College of Health and Human Sciences
Wirtz Hall 227

The Dean's Office is open for face-to-face meetings by appointment only.

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