Clinical Advisory Board

Julie Arenberg, MS, PhD

Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School

Dr. Arenberg is Director of Audiology Research and Education at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. She is a nationally certified and state-licensed audiologist with professional associations including the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, the American Auditory Society and the American Cochlear Implant Alliance.

Her clinical interests include working with individuals who have severe hearing loss and helping them to achieve benefit from hearing devices and cochlear implants. She also conducts research to understand the interaction of cochlear implants with the auditory system in children developing with cochlear implants and adults who lost their hearing later in life.  Her long-term goal is to improve the quality of life of people with severe hearing loss across the lifespan.

Dr. Arenberg obtained her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Michigan in 2001 and her M.S. in Audiology from San Francisco State in 2003. Following clinical and postdoctoral training at Stanford University and the University of California at San Francisco, respectively, she joined the faculty at the University of Washington, in Seattle in 2005. There, she rose to the rank of Professor and was Director of the Doctor of Audiology program. She has an NIH-funded research program that has supported her at the University of Washington and now at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, where she directs the Emerging Auditory Research Lab since 2019.