Audiologists

Breanne Cooper, AuD, CCC-A

Breanne Cooper, AuD, CCC-A

Breanne Cooper, AuD, CCC-A, is a board-certified audiologist in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She completed her doctorate at the University of Memphis and her 4th-year residency at Houston Ear Nose Throat & Allergy. Dr. Cooper received her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dr. Cooper’s primary interests include diagnostic hearing evaluations, implantable devices, and amplification across the lifespan.

Brianna Diaz, AuD, CCC-A

Brianna Diaz, AuD, CCC-A

Brianna Diaz, AuD, CCC-A, is a clinical audiologist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She completed her Doctorate of Audiology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Diaz aims to provide excellent patient care rooted in evidence-based practice and family centered philosophy. Her primary interests include electrophysiology, vestibular evaluations, tinnitus management, hearing aids, and cochlear implants.

Louise McLaughlin

Louise McLaughlin, AuD, CCC-A

Louise McLaughlin, AuD, CCC-A, is an audiologist in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park and her doctorate of audiology (AuD) at the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. McLaughlin is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and a Fellow of American Audiology (AAA). She is American Board of Audiology certified in Audiology Precepting (ABA CH-AP). Her primary interests are adult and pediatric evaluations, vestibular disorders and amplification assessments, fittings and services.

N. Caryn McLellan, AuD

N. Caryn McLellan, AuD

Nancy “Caryn” McLellan, AuD, PASC, is a board certified audiologist in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology. A native Texan, she received her undergraduate degree with the highest distinction from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and obtained her AuD from the University of Texas at Dallas; she completed her 4th-year residency at Baylor Scott and White Hospital. Dr. McLellan is one of only 8 audiologists in Texas to hold a Specialty Certification in Pediatric Audiology from the American Board of Audiology. She has a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology and is a member of the Texas Academy of Audiology. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and serves on multiple committees. Her primary interests include pediatric evaluations as well as amplification, tinnitus management, and implantable devices for patients of all ages.

Catron O'Dell

Catron O’Dell, AuD, ABAC

Catron O’Dell, AuD, ABAC, is a board-certified audiologist in the department of Otorhinolaryngology. Dr. O’Dell is a Texas native; she received her undergraduate degree and doctorate of audiology (AuD) from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and completed her 4th-year residency at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX. Dr. O’Dell is a member of the Texas Academy of Audiology, the American Academy of Audiology and the Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advancement in Children. Her primary interests include pediatric evaluations and amplification, electrophysiological testing, and cochlear implants.

Stephanie S. Rios

Stephanie S. Rios, AuD

Stephanie Rios, AuD, a board certified Audiologist in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, is fluent in both Spanish and English. Dr. Rios earned her Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology and Doctor of Audiology degrees at the University of Puerto Rico- Medical Sciences Campus and completed her 4th-year residency at Cleveland Clinic in Weston, FL. She has a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her primary interests include pediatric and adult diagnostic evaluations for hearing and balance disorders.

Stevana Sullivan

Stevana Sullivan, AuD

Stevana Sullivan, AuD, is a board certified audiologist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She completed a doctorate of audiology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and her 4th-year residency at Texas Hearing Institute. Dr. Sullivan received advanced cochlear implant training through the Institute for Cochlear Implant Training (ICIT). Her primary interests include pediatric evaluations and amplification, electrophysiological testing, and cochlear implants across the lifespan. She has a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA).

Audrey Taylor

Audrey Taylor, AuD

Audrey Taylor, AuD, is a native Houstonian who completed her residency at UT Physicians. A board-certified audiologist, she received her BA in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University and her doctoral degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Taylor is a member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the Texas Academy of Audiology (TAA) and currently serves as an advisor for the Student Academy of Audiology, a member of the AAA New Professionals Committee, and a member of the TAA Membership Committee. Her primary interests include pediatric diagnostics and aural rehabilitation, cochlear implants, and advocating for individuals with hearing loss.

Audiology Technicians

Michelle Matthews is a State Certified Audiology Technician who has been performing Newborn Hearing Screenings at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital since February of 2005. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and grandson Jackson. She’s lived most of her life in Pearland and graduated from Pearland High School. She enjoys the interactions with her coworkers and patients and knows she is making a difference in their lives. She feels that her professionalism and compassion are the things that make her excel in this profession.

Patrick McNeill is a Certified Audiology Technician and Newborn Hearing screener by the state of Texas and the Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program. He has worked in the medical field for the last 12 years has been in the field of audiology for the past 8 years.

Brenda Lopez is a Certified Audiology Technician and Newborn Hearing screener by the state of Texas and the Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program. She enjoys working with NICU and Well Babies at Memorial Hermann Hospital.

Audiology Assistants

Montana Fletcher

Morgan Strickland