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Doctor Allison Young

Doctor Allison Young

Dr Allison Young was born in Canada, and received a Bachelor of Design at the University of Alberta in 2000. After working as a medical designer and illustrator for 10 years, she completed a master’s degree in clinical Audiology at Macquarie University in 2012. As a vestibular Audiologist her focus is comprehensive diagnostic assessment including vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (VEMPs), video head impulse testing (vHIT), as well as video-nystagmography, auditory brainstem response and audiometry. Working in collaboration with otolaryngologists and neurologists, she also conducts research clinics for pre- and post-operative vestibular assessment in Cochlear Implant recipients, as well as for patients with vestibular schwannoma, and superior semicircular canal dehiscence. She completed her PhD at the University of Sydney in 2020, receiving a Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Oculomotor Physiology, and the University of Sydney Postgraduate Award. Her doctoral research investigated the nystagmus patterns of acute vertigo syndromes, and led to the development and validation of the first vestibular home event-monitoring system.

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Other GPRWMF awards received by awardee Year
Junior FellowshipUsing Artificial Intelligence to Diagnose Vestibular Disease2021
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