Department Chair and Associate Professor
Nova Southeastern University
Erica Friedland, Au.D. is Chair of and Associate Professor in the Department of Audiology, Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, her master’s degree from Vanderbilt University, and her doctoral degree from Nova Southeastern University. Her specialty area is pediatrics and her professional research doctoral project was in the area of developing and implementing an auditory processing evaluation protocol in children for a university clinic.
Dr. Friedland has been at NSU for over 20 years. Dr. Friedland’s primary responsibilities are administration of the Department of Audiology and its three programs as well as the Audiology Clinic. She also teaches doctoral courses entitled Pathologies of the Auditory and Vestibular System, Pediatric Audiology, and Neuroscience for Audiology. Clinically, Dr. Friedland precepts doctoral students in the Audiology Clinic at NSU during the provision of service.
Dr. Friedland is a member of the Board of Directors for the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) and is the past Chair of the Professional Development Committee for the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Friedland’s current research is focused on skills-based clinical evaluation of students, preceptor roles, characteristics of the ideal audiology program applicant, and auditory processing.