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Ashley King, AuD,PhD

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Ashley King AuD,PhD Ashley King AuD,PhD



  • Doctor of Audiology
Medical Biography
Clinical Interests
  • Vestibular diagnostics
  • Chronic dizziness
  • Balance research

  • College
    • Vanderbilt University
  • Training
    • The George Washington University - Speech Language Pathology Program
  • Medical School
    • Gallaudet University - Doctorate of Audiology
  • Residency
    • The Mayo Clinic, Mayo School of Health Sciences
  • Fellowship
    • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Dr. Ashley King is a Doctor of Audiology at the GW Medical Faculty Associates within the division of Otolaryngology. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2007 from Vanderbilt University and her doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) in May 2014  followed by her Ph.D. in communication sciences from Gallaudet University. Prior to MFA, Dr. King was an audiology research fellow at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.

Dr. King has presented and authored several peer-reviewed scientific papers and served as an adjunct professor at Gallaudet University. Clinical research experience at the Mayo School of Health Sciences in Arizona focused on vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) electrophysiological patterns in patients clinically identified with vestibular migraine. Current clinical research interests include visual/vestibular sensory interactions, electrophysiology, and delayed compensation processes following vestibular insult.

  • Scientific Articles

    • Zaleski-King, A., Pinto, R., Lee, G., & Brungart, D. (2019). Use of Commercial Virtual Reality Technology to Assess Verticality Perception in Static and Dynamic Visual Backgrounds. Ear and hearing.
    • Zaleski-King, A., Goupell, M. J., Barac-Cikoja, D., & Bakke, M. (2019). Bimodal Cochlear Implant Listeners’ Ability to Perceive Minimal Audible Angle Differences. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.
    • Brungart, D., Kruger, S., Kwiatkowski, T., Heil, T., Highland, K.B., Cohen, J., Kokx-Ryan, M., Schurman, J., Zaleski-King, A. and Zion, D., 2019. The Effects of Blast-Related Neurotrauma on Aurally Aided Visual Search While Standing and Walking. Journal of Neurotrauma.
    • Brungart, D. S., Sherlock, L., Iyer, N., McKenna, E. A., Thompson, E. R., & Zaleski, A. C. (2016). Evaluation of extended-wear earplug technology as a transparent hearing-protection device. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(4), 3200-3201.
    • Zaleski, A., Bogle, J., Starling, A., Zapala, D. A., Davis, L., Wester, M., & Cevette, M. (2015). Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in patients with vestibular migraine. Otology & Neurotology, 36(2), 295-302.

    • Zaleski-King, A. C., Lai, W., & Sweeney, A. D. (2019). Anatomy and Physiology of the Vestibular System. In Diagnosis and Treatment of Vestibular Disorders (pp. 3-16). Springer, Cham.