Dr. Pittman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at Arizona State University. She is also the Director of the AuD Training Program and the Director of the Pediatric Amplification and Auditory Prosthesis Laboratories. She earned her PhD in Hearing Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and post-doctoral training at Boys Town National Research Hospital. Her research has been funded by the NIH, ASHA Foundation, Industry Research Consortium, and local organizations. Her current research focuses on the benefits of advanced signal processing to children’s ability to manage and learn in complex environments.