College of Engineering @ USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences @ USF
Global Center for Hearing and Speech Research
  • Focus on innovative research, development, education
  • Globally recognized membership and activities
  • $12,000,000+ in externally funded research
  • Integrated, multi-disciplinary emphasis
  • Broad range of research programs in productive learning environment

GCHSR's Missions, Vision, Values, and Guiding Principles

Mission Statement

The Global Center for Hearing and Speech Research is an interdisciplinary, multi-college and inter-institutional collaborative center, which through its core disciplines of communication sciences and disorders, audiology, and speech sciences, biomedical engineering, and acoustics enhances the University of South Florida's strategic initiatives in basic and clinical research, teaching/learning, scientific discovery, entrepeneurship and innovation, student success, mentoring at all levels, and State and local community service.

GCHSR Vision

To be a world leader in characterization, prevention, and therapeutics of sensory impairments and disorders through integrated multi-disciplinary research.