Kristin Uhler, PhD
Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Graduate Schools :
  • MA, University of Colorado - Boulder (2000)
  • PhD, University of Colorado - Boulder (2008)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Northern Colorado (CO) (1998)
Languages: English
Department: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Professional Titles

  • Audiologist

Research Interests

I am interested in language development in children with and without hearing loss. My focus is developing approaches to determine how infants discriminate speech sounds and discrimination in early infancy and how this relates to later language development.

Publications

  • Uhler K, Hunter S, Gilley PM. Mismatched response predicts behavioral speech discrimination outcomes in infants with hearing loss and normal hearing. Infancy. 2021 Jan 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33481354
  • Jung J, Reed J, Wagner L, Stephens J, Warner-Czyz AD, Uhler K, Houston D. Early Vocabulary Profiles of Young Deaf Children Who Use Cochlear Implants. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2020 Apr 27;63(4):1254-1269. PubMed PMID: 32302250
  • Sininger YS, Hunter LL, Roush PA, Windmill S, Hayes D, Uhler KM. Protocol for Rapid, Accurate, Electrophysiologic, Auditory Assessment of Infants and Toddlers. J Am Acad Audiol. 2020 Jun;31(6):455-468. PubMed PMID: 31870467
  • Sininger YS, Hunter LL, Roush PA, Windmill S, Hayes D, Uhler KM. Protocol for Rapid, Accurate, Electrophysiologic, Auditory Assessment of Infants and Toddlers. J Am Acad Audiol. 2019 Dec 20;:0. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31870467
  • Awad R, Oropeza J, Uhler KM. Meeting the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing Standards in a Large Metropolitan Children's Hospital: Barriers and Next Steps. Am J Audiol. 2019 Jun 10;28(2):251-259. PubMed PMID: 31084570
  • Chan KH, Dreith S, Uhler KM, Tallo V, Lucero M, De Jesus J, Simões EA. Large-scale otoscopic and audiometric population assessment: A pilot study. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Feb;117:148-152. PubMed PMID: 30579070
  • Sininger YS, Hunter LL, Hayes D, Roush PA, Uhler KM. Evaluation of Speed and Accuracy of Next-Generation Auditory Steady State Response and Auditory Brainstem Response Audiometry in Children With Normal Hearing and Hearing Loss. Ear Hear. 2018 Nov Dec;39(6):1207-1223. PubMed PMID: 29624540
  • Gilley PM, Uhler K, Watson K, Yoshinaga-Itano C. Spectral-temporal EEG dynamics of speech discrimination processing in infants during sleep. BMC Neurosci. 2017 Mar 22;18(1):34. PubMed PMID: 28330464
  • Uhler K, Warner-Czyz A, Gifford R, Working Group P. Pediatric Minimum Speech Test Battery. J Am Acad Audiol. 2017 Mar;28(3):232-247. PubMed PMID: 28277214
  • Uhler K, Biever A, Gifford RH. Method of Speech Stimulus Presentation Impacts Pediatric Speech Recognition: Monitored Live Voice Versus Recorded Speech. Otol Neurotol. 2016 Feb;37(2):e70-4. PubMed PMID: 26756158
  • Mattingly JK, Uhler KM, Cass SP. Air-Bone Gaps Contribute to Functional Hearing Preservation in Cochlear Implantation. Otol Neurotol. 2016 Oct;37(9):1255-62. PubMed PMID: 27518207
  • Uhler K, Anderson MC, Jenkins HA. Long-Term Outcome Data in Patients following One Year's Use of a Fully Implantable Active Middle Ear Implant. Audiol Neurootol. 2016;21(2):105-12. PubMed PMID: 27031589
  • Uhler K, Biever A, Gifford RH. Method of Speech Stimulus Presentation Impacts Pediatric Speech Recognition: Monitored Live Voice Versus Recorded Speech. Otol Neurotol. 2016 Feb;37(2):e70-4. PubMed PMID: 26756158
  • Uhler KM, Baca R, Dudas E, Fredrickson T. Refining Stimulus Parameters in Assessing Infant Speech Perception Using Visual Reinforcement Infant Speech Discrimination: Sensation Level. J Am Acad Audiol. 2015 Nov-Dec;26(10):807-14. PubMed PMID: 26554486
  • Jenkins HA, Uhler K. Otologics active middle ear implants. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2014 Dec;47(6):967-78. PubMed PMID: 25301507
  • Uhler K, Gifford RH. Current trends in pediatric cochlear implant candidate selection and postoperative follow-up. Am J Audiol. 2014 Sep;23(3):309-25. PubMed PMID: 25036461
  • Uhler K, Thomson V, Cyr N, Gabbard SA, Yoshinaga-Itano C. State and territory EHDI databases: what we do and don't know about the hearing or audiological data from identified children. Am J Audiol. 2014 Mar;23(1):34-43. PubMed PMID: 23824438
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Practice Locations

UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • Certified Audiologist - Speech, Language and Hearing, License (0001)
  • Audiologist, License (0001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Rehabilitation Therapy - Speech Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Therapy

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MA, University of Colorado - Boulder (2000)
  • PhD, University of Colorado - Boulder (2008)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Northern Colorado (CO) (1998)
Languages: English
Department: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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