Professor Louise Hickson - Head of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Louise Hickson is Professor of Audiology and Head of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. She is also Co-Director of the Communication Disability Centre at UQ.  In 2014, Louise received the UQ Leadership Award. This award recognises and celebrates leaders who have made outstanding contributions to the overall success of The University of Queensland. She has published over 200 research articles, books and book chapters with her main focus on the effects of hearing impairment on the lives of older people, how to measure outcomes in that population and the development of strategies and interventions that improve the uptake and outcomes of audiological rehabilitation.  Her most recent book is “Evidence-Based Practice in Audiology:  Evaluating Interventions for Children and Adults with Hearing Impairment”

Louise is an elected Fellow and past President of the International Collegium of Rehabilitative Audiology and a Fellow and current President of Audiology Australia Limited and in 2013 received the International award from the American Academy of Audiology.  She is also Chair of the Ida Institute Advisory Board in Denmark and an Editor of the International Journal of Audiology.

Contact Details:
Phone: +61 7 3365 7139
Fax: +61 7 3365 7967
Email: shrs_executive@uq.edu.au

Professor Louise Hickson