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About Earl E. Johnson


Present Advanced Practice Clinical & Research Audiologist, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Mountain Home, TN)
Present Assistant Professor, East Tennessee State University Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences

Curriculum Vitae


2010 - 2012 Recommended Targets for Hearing Aids: Extending High- Frequency Bandwidth
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development - D7336-M
Career Development Award-1
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2015 - Present Reviewer, Joint Association of Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs Audiology Conference
2012 - Present Associate Editor and Designated Reviewer, International Journal of Audiology
2011 - Present Ad hoc Reviewer, AudiologyOnline
2011 - Present Ad hoc Reviewer, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research
2010 - Present Reviewer for Clinical and Research Posters, AudiologyNow!
2010 - Present Ad hoc Reviewer, Ear and Hearing
2008 - Present Ad hoc Reviewer, American Journal of Audiology – American Speech Language and Hearing Association
2007 - Present Assistant Editor, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
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Honors and Awards

  • 2011 - Selected research article for the 2011 Hearing Aid Literature in Review 20Q Feature at AudiologyOnline
  • 2011 - Veterans Health Administration National Systems Redesign Champion Award from the Under Secretary of Health – Audiology Department Hearing Aid Fittings
  • 2011 - Veterans Health Administration National Robert W. Carey Award Recipient - Application Team Contributor
  • 2013 - Referenced by Cambridge University Enterprise in the Commercializing of University Science
  • 2015 - Ph.D. Dissertation referenced in a letter to the U.S. President by his Council of Advisors on Science and Technology


  • CDIS 6141 - Amplification Systems II
  • CDIS 6140 - Amplification Systems I


2009 PhD, Audiology, University of Florida
2007 PhD, Hearing and Speech Sciences (Mechanics and Operation of Electronic Hearing Devices), Vanderbilt University
2004 MS, Audiology, Vanderbilt University
2002 BS, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Radford University

Contact Information

PO Box 70643
Johnson City, TN

Office: Lamb Hall Room 258
Phone: 423-439-4272


Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Articles (26)