Dr. Kathleen Evans Peterson earned her Master’s degree at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and her Doctor of Audiology degree at ATSU’s Arizona School of Health Sciences (ASHS). She is licensed as a dispensing audiologist in Arizona. She is an active member of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Arizona Speech-Language Hearing Association (ArSHA). She was awarded the Honors of ArSHA and named an ASHA Fellow, one of the highest honors of the Association. She is also a member of the American Academy of Audiology and the Auditory Society of America.
Dr. Peterson has a diverse clinical background including private practice, otolaryngology practice (ENT), hearing aid manufacturing and cochlear implants for adults. She worked at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona for 6 years first as a Research Assistant in the cochlear implant laboratory and then as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science.
Dr. Peterson is passionate about advocating for hearing impaired individuals and about creating an environment for patients in which they are comfortable to share their concerns about living well with hearing loss.
Dr. Peterson grew up in New York and lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband and their two dogs. Her adult daughter lives in Colorado. When she is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, visiting with her daughter, dining with friends, traveling, and all things “crafty”.