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Jennifer Henderson Sabes, AuD

Assistant Professor


Phone: 415.400.2038


BA in Communication Sciences, Michigan State University, 1993

MA in Audiology, The George Washington University, 1995

AuD, University of Florida, 2015

At Pacific Since:  2017

Jennifer Henderson Sabes, AuD earned a bachelor of arts in communication sciences from Michigan State University in 1993. She earned a master of science in audiology from The George Washington University in 1995 and a doctor of audiology from University of Florida in 2015. Before moving to the Bay Area, she lived in Arizona, Michigan, Florida and Washington, D.C.

Her fascination with the auditory system, as well as her interest in changes in the brain with hearing loss and rehabilitation, inspired her to pursue a career in audiology. Dr. Henderson Sabes' areas of expertise are aural rehabilitation and amplification.

Dr. Henderson Sabes is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Since 2014 she has been a member of the board of directors for the California Academy of Audiology. She is also a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She has served as a peer reviewer for the International Journal of Audiology, Audiology and Neurotology and the Journal of American Academy of Audiology.

She loves to travel. The countries she has visited include Italy, Greece and China. She also enjoys waterskiing and gardening.


Teaching Philosophy “An interdisciplinary approach — learning from different perspectives.”

AUDI 305 - Diagnostics I
AUDI 315 - Amplification I
AUDI 325 - Aural Rehabilitation
AUDI 359 - Tinnitus (2018)
AUDI 365 - Advanced Topics


Research Summary: “Optimizing education and rehabilitation are themes that link my sometimes disparate areas of research.”

Research Interests:

  • Tinnitus
  • Aural rehabilitation
  • Ototoxic and neurotoxic effects of chemotherapy
  • Public policy