Houston_Derek_460x460Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology
Adjunct Professor, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences

Affiliated Research Labs

The Buckeye Center for Hearing and Development

  • The Babytalk Project (PI: Houston)
  • The PIE Project (PI: Houston)
  • The ABLE Project (PI: Castellanos)
  • The Family Environment Project (PI: Holt)

Research Interests

  • Early language development
  • Cognitive development
  • Social interaction
  • Hearing loss
  • Cochlear implants


BA: University of Oregon, psychology (major), French (minor), 1988-1993
BA: State University of New York at Buffalo, cognitive psychology, 1994-1996
MA: Johns Hopkins University, 1996-1999
PhD: Johns Hopkins University, Cognitive psychology, 2000
Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine, NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Pediatric Cochlear Implant Outcomes

Contact Information

Email: Derek.Houston@osumc.edu
Phone: 614-366-9018
Research Projects

Research Projects

Research Accomplishments

Research Accomplishments

Additional Information

Additional Information