Linda Kozma-Spytek has been a research audiologist in the Technology Access Program of Gallaudet University since 1998. She is the principle investigator on projects within the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Telecommunications Access related to hearing aid compatibility for telephones. She also consults with the RERC on Hearing Enhancement on their projects related to hearing aid compatibility. She actively participates in policy and standards development for hearing aid compatibility in digital wireless and cordless phones, and has published and presented extensively to consumer and professional groups alike on these and related topics. In 2005, she was recognized for her work in this area with an award from the Hearing Loss Association of America, Inc.
Prior to her work in telecommunications, she held a variety of clinical and research positions including supervising teacher at Central Institute for the Deaf; research associate in the Center for Auditory and Speech Sciences at Gallaudet University; clinical audiologist at the University of Maryland Medical System's Cochlear Implant Program; educational consultant at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital's Cochlear Implant Program and private aural rehabilitationist for deaf children and adults. She received her training at Central Institute for the Deaf/Washington University in St. Louis and the Graduate Center of City University in New York.