Dr. Ryan McCreery is the Director of Research at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. He is also the Director of the Audibility, Perception and Cognition laboratory at BTNRH. His research focuses on exploring the factors that influence perception for children and adults who wear hearing aids. Ryan is also a co-investigator on the longitudinal Outcomes of Children with Hearing Loss and Outcomes of School-Age Children who are Hard of Hearing studies. Ryan received the 2013 Early Career Contributions to Research Award from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Northern Colorado in 2015.