Miss Rachel Gomez
Research Audiologist, Clinical Research Facility
Rachel is employed as part of the collaborative research facility between Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Nottingham. Rachel’s role is to support the range of ENT and Audiology research studies, helping research delivery and support the day to day running of clinical trials.
Rachel studied for a BSc in Audiology at Southampton University, graduating with a first class BSc (Hons) degree and spent time working as an Audiologist on the South Coast. Following this, Rachel moved to Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust to train as a Clinical Scientist (Audiology), receiving a distinction in her MSc at the same time.
Rachel has clinical expertise in adult and paediatric hearing assessment and rehabilitation, alongside vestibular assessment and management. She has worked on service development and quantitative research, including her MSc research study on information delivery to first time hearing aid users using interactive re-useable objects (RLOs). Rachel received the British Academy of Audiology Lisa Bayliss award for 2017 for Outstanding Student Achievement during her Clinical Scientist training.