Myrita Y Wilhite (Myrita Wilhite), PhD/ AuD
 Title: Chair & Assoc. Prof - Clin.
Chair & Associate Clinical Professor
 Dept: Communication Sciences and Disorders
 Office: IM 332
 Phone: 216-687-3808
 Fax: 216-687-6993
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. IM 332, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Ph.D., Urban Education- Learning and Development, Cleveland State University, 2020
Au.D., Audiology - Doctor of Audiology, A. T. Still University, 2009
M.A., Audiology, Cleveland State University, 1985
B.S., Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Cincinnati, 1983
Brief Bio:
Dr. Myrita Wilhite serves as Chair and Associate Clinical Professor for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She earned a PhD in Urban Education specializing in Learning and Development, at Cleveland State University.  She also earned a Doctor of Audiology degree (Clinical Doctorate) from A.T. Still University.  Dr. Wilhite is passionate about teaching audiology and aural rehabilitation.  She also provides direct clinical service in the on campus Speech and Hearing Clinic.  Dr. Wilhite has been a clinical audiologist for over 30 years.
Research Interests:
Research interests include investigating strategies to improve communication, literacy, and academic achievement for children with hearing loss, regardless of communication modality; holistic intervention approaches for people who live with hearing loss, and integrating basic psychological needs of clients in the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology.
Teaching Areas:
Aural Rehabilitation
Professional Affiliations:
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
American Academy of Audiology
Ohio Speech-Language-Hearing Association
University Service:
Graduate Petitions Committee
Professional Service:
Member, Multicultural Issues Board - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Community Service:
Service-Learning Initiatives
  - Preschool Auditory/ Aural Rehab Initiative with children who have hearing loss
  - Silver Threads -  Book Club for Seniors in the Community