Dr. Elmlinger obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Hofstra University, Master of Arts in Audiology at the University of Pittsburgh and her Au.D. from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
Truman welcomed Ilene Elmlinger, Au.D., CCC-A, to the CMDS faculty in the fall of 2007.
She teaches courses in audiology, aural rehabilitation, counseling and speech and hearing science. Dr. Elmlinger provides clinical supervision for aural rehabilitation clients and hearing evaluations, as well as Early Headstart Screenings (birth-3).
Dr. Elmlinger represents the department on the university Undergraduate Council.
Dr. Elmlinger has served on the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual convention committee for several years, including serving as program chair twice.
She lives in Kirksville with her husband Eli and their children Emma, Jake and Eva.