Education and Training

In progress: Clinical Doctorate of Audiology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Master of Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Bachelor of Arts, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg


Clinical Experience

Kathryn Rybolt is an audiology extern completing her clinical externship at Pediatric Ear, Nose, and Throat of Atlanta. She has clinical experience with diverse populations including adults, geriatrics, and veterans, but has a special interest in pediatrics. She has previous worked with PENTA, completing a student rotation in summer 2016.

Kathryn is proficient conducting comprehensive audiological evaluations for all ages using Visual Reinforcement Audiometry (VRA), Conditioned Play audiometry (CPA) and standard behavioral testing. She is experienced with diagnostic Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) testing (burst, click and bone) and Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emission testing (DPAOE). She is also skilled with the selection, programming, fitting, and follow-up care of hearing aids, bone conductive devices, and assistive technology.

Kathryn’s interests include working with children of all ages and abilities, including the special needs population.

Special Awards

Ethel S. Piper Scholarship, 2016