- ABMS Certification:
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2001
- Clinical Practice:
Lori Bobsin is a listening and spoken language specialist, certified auditory verbal therapist and coordinator of the Habilitation and Outreach Program for the Cochlear Implant Program at UVA. She specializes in working with children with hearing loss to develop listening and spoken language.
Dr. Bobsin was born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. She attended the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, where she majored in speech and hearing science and minored in developmental psychology. She earned her master’s in speech-language pathology from the University of South Carolina, with a specialty certificate in cochlear implant habilitation/auditory verbal therapy.
After working as an auditory verbal therapist at a nonprofit center in Richmond, she joined the Habilitation and Outreach Program at UVA in 2001. She attained certification as a listening and spoken language specialist in 2003, and earned her doctorate through the Speech Communication Disorders program at UVA in 2011.
Outside of work, Dr. Bobsin and her husband enjoy spending time with their two sons: cheering them on at their many sporting events, hiking, or going on other family outings. She serves as president of the Virginia chapter of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, as a consultant for children with hearing loss in Virginia public schools, and as a member of the Virginia Department of Health’s Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program.
- University of South Carolina, 2000