Patricia Johnson, AuD - Assistant Professor

Clinical Audiologist

Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

Assistant Clinical Professor – Speech and Hearing Sciences

Allied Health Sciences

UNC School of Medicine


  • Au.D. UNC Chapel Hill 2013
  • B.S. University of Washington 2009

Research/Clinical Interest

  • Adult Aural Rehabilitation
  • Hearing Aid Technology and Fitting
  •  Patient centered counseling
  • Community outreach and engagement
  • Geriatrics and cognition


Dr. Johnson primarily practices as a clinical audiologist at the UNC Hearing and Communication Center (UNC-HCC), a faculty clinic in Chapel Hill. She provides adult diagnostic and aural rehabilitative services, with specialization in hearing and assistive technology. With the UNC-HCC serving as the formative training site for UNC’s doctoral students, Dr. Johnson also provides daily clinical education via one-on-one student supervision. Using her expertise in hearing technology. Dr. Johnson teaches the Au.D. hearing aid courses for first and second year students and a third year course on Occupational Audiology. With a commitment to community service, Dr. Johnson can often be found providing hearing presentations and screenings around the Triangle, with a special focus on the aging population.

Dr. Johnson is a Fellow of the Academy of Audiology and is certified by the the American Board of Audiology (ABA). She is a licensed audiologist in the state of North Carolina. Dr. Johnson also serves as the webmaster for the North Carolina Audiology Association.

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Patricia Johnson, AuD