Claire Buxton received her B.A. from the University of Maryland in 2002 and her Doctorate in Audiology from Washington University School of Medicine in 2008. Prior to joining Gallaudet’s Department of Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences as a clinical educator, Dr. Buxton worked as a clinical faculty member at the University of Maryland, College Park. She also has seven years of experience working as a member of the cochlear implant team at Children’s National Medical Center. Dr. Buxton is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology with the American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association (ASHA). She also serves as a member of the ASHA Audiology Advisory Committee.
In her role as AuD Program internship coordinator, Dr. Buxton oversees internship placements for the 2nd and 3rd year AuD students.
Professional interests: Pediatric assessment and rehabilitation, as well as cochlear implant evaluation and management. Dr. Buxton also serves as a member of a Humanitarian group that travels to Guatemala on an annual basis to provide audiology training to local technicians.
Outside interests: Dr. Buxton enjoys traveling to new places, spending time with her nieces and nephews, and exploring the restaurant scene in DC.