Audrey Holland, Ph.D., CCC/SLP, BC-ANCDS, is Regents’ Professor Emeriti of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at The University of Arizona. She has served on the Advisory Council for the US National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders (NIH). She is currently a member of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities, US Department of Veterans’ Affairs. She is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Communication Disorders, and a recipient of the Honors of the American Speech, Language, & Hearing Association. She received the Clinical Achievement Award from the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences, as well as the Professional Achievement Award from the Council of Graduate Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She has published over 145 research articles, book chapters, and reviews, in addition to editing three books.
Since retiring, she has tried to be her own role model for successful aging. She has undergone extensive training as a life coach, first with Coach Training Alliance, and then as a student in authentic happiness coaching, under the direction of Dr. Martin E. P. Seligman.