Jareen Meinzen-Derr, Ph.D., serves as a Quantitative Epidemiologist and as an Assistant Research Professor with a joint appointment at the Divisions of Biostatistics/Epidemiology and Pediatric Otolaryngology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She obtained the M.A. degree in public health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health and the Ph.D. degree in quantitative epidemiology from the University of Cincinnati. Her research is focused on improving outcomes in children who are deaf/hard of hearing. She has worked with the Ohio Department of Health on outcomes research in children who are deaf/hard of hearing enrolled in early intervention. Her current research is focused on children with the dual diagnosis of hearing loss and developmental disabilities. In addition to hearing and deafness research, she also collaborates on clinical research regarding premature infants. She teaches courses as part of the Clinical Research Training Program at the University of Cincinnati, Department of Environmental Health. She also supports the educational curricula for fellow research education within the Divisions of Neonatology, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, and Pediatric Otolaryngology.
Biography Updated on 3 March 2011