Angela Shoup, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and Chief of the Division of Communicative and Vestibular Disorders at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

Dr. Shoup earned her doctorate in human development and communication sciences from the University of Texas at Dallas, where she also earned a master’s degree in communication disorders with a specialty focus in audiology. She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1996. 

In her role as Chief of the Division of Communicative and Vestibular Disorders, she provides administrative oversight for audiologists at UT Southwestern-affiliated health systems, including Parkland Health and Hospital System and Children’s Health. Speech pathologists in her division also provide services at UT Southwestern’s West Campus otolaryngology clinic

Dr. Shoup’s research interests include implementation of universal newborn hearing screening programs, developmental issues in audition, auditory electrophysiology, diagnostic assessment for auditory and vestibular disorders, hearing aids, and cochlear implants.

She has published articles and textbook chapters on audiologic procedures and implantable hearing devices. She has been an invited speaker and has presented her research findings at national and international meetings. 

In 2016, Dr. Shoup received the University of Texas at Dallas Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2018, 2021, and 2022, she was named a D Magazine Best Doctor. She was also inducted into the National Academy of Practice in Audiology as a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow. 

Dr. Shoup is a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Audiology, the Texas Academy of Audiology, and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

She has served in multiple leadership positions, including President of the Texas Academy of Audiology. She currently serves as Co-chair of the Women in Science and Medicine Advisory Committee at UT Southwestern and as Vice-chair of the National Academy of Practice in Audiology. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Audiology.

Education & Training
  • Undergraduate School - University of Texas at Dallas (1985-1989), Speech-language Pathology
  • Graduate School - University of Texas at Dallas (1990-1992), Communication Disorders
  • Graduate School - University of Texas at Dallas (1992-1994), Human Development and Communication Sciences
  • Medical School - University of Texas at Dallas (1992-1994)
  • Other Post Graduate Training - University of Texas at Dallas (1990-1992)
  • Other Post Graduate Training - University of Texas at Dallas (1992-1994)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Audiology
  • American Auditory Society
  • American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
  • Association for Research in Otolaryngology
  • Texas Academy of Audiology: 2005-President-elect; 2006-President; 2007-Past President
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor, 2018, 2021-2022
  • Texas Hospital Association and Texas House of Representatives 2000, Flag Flown at the capital on August 23, 2000 in honor of outstanding service to the children of Texas
  • Chair's Outstanding Faculty Award, Texas Tech University School of Allied Health, Dept. of Communication Disorders 1996, Excellence in Teaching and Research
  • Research Enhancement Award from Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Allied Health 1996, Development of a computer based system for objective behavioral assessment of newborn auditory perception
  • Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation 1996, President's Research Award
Books & Publications
  • Auditory electrophysiology
  • Cochlear implants
  • Development of auditory perception
  • Evaluation of Auditory and Vestibular Disorders
  • Hearing aids

Clinical Focus

  • Audiology

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