Suparna Malhotra, AuD
During recent graduation exercises at the University of Florida, Suparna Malhotra, AuD, received the Audiology Foundation of America (AFA) Professional Leadership Award, which honors a graduating AuD student.
Award winners are chosen based on their positive attitude and strong work ethic throughout their AuD program, involvement in professional activities to promote the profession and patient care, and dedication to public service.
Malhotra is coordinator of the University of Michigan Health System’s Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program, where she supervises a team in screening some 4,500 infants each year. She also sees patients in the audiology clinic, and regularly participates in the education of otolaryngology and pediatrics residents at the University of Michigan Medical School.
The AFA, Lafayette, Ind, is an educational foundation that seeks to empower audiologists to be independent and autonomous practitioners by supporting their educational preparation, professional practice and leadership development.