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Hearing Loss & Aging: A Public Health Perspective

Frank Lin, MD, PhD

April 22, 2019

Hearing loss and cognition – a closer look at the role of hearing loss as a potentially modifiable risk factor in late-life for cognitive decline and dementia. Research to explore the importance of...   Read More

AMTAS Pro vs Flex: Operation and Integration

Laura Prigge, AuD

February 25, 2019

GSI AMTAS software is available in two versions, AMTAS Pro and AMTAS Flex; both provide reliable automated hearing assessments, but are used in different testing scenarios. Detailed knowledge of the o...   Read More


20Q: Hearing Science "Hide and Seek" - Can Audiologists Diagnose Hidden Hearing Loss?

Colleen Le Prell, PhD

November 12, 2018

A review of cochlear synaptopathy, sometimes referred to as hidden hearing loss, using an engaging Q & A format. Topics discussed include: the relationship between cochlear synaptopathy, noise exposur...   Read More


Acoustic Trauma from Recreational Noise Exposures

Brian J. Fligor, ScD, PASC

July 30, 2018

This article describes recreational sound exposures that can result in acoustic trauma, and reviews acoustic trauma prevention and treatment options.   Read More


Hearing Loss and Emotions

Lori Rakita, AuD

April 2, 2018

A recent research study at Phonak Audiology Research Center (PARC), along with a body of currently existing evidence on emotion, suggests significant difficulty of hearing impaired listeners to unders...   Read More

20Q: Current Perspectives on Hyperacusis

David Baguley, PhD

October 9, 2017

A Q & A discussion that reviews current knowledge of hyperacusis. Topics include definition, symptoms, prevalence, and suspected pathophysiology, as well as clinical assessment, treatment, and resourc...   Read More


20Q: Hearing Loss and Its Comorbidities

Harvey Abrams, PhD

September 11, 2017

A discussion of common hearing loss comorbidities, with implications for audiology clinical practice, written in an engaging Q & A format.   Read More


20Q: Cochlear Synaptopathy - Interrupting Communication from Ear to Brain

Sharon G. Kujawa, PhD

August 14, 2017

An overview of cochlear synaptopathy based on new insights from animal studies of noise-induced and age-related hearing loss, with implications for audiology practice.   Read More


20Q: A Shot of Prevention - Hearing Loss from Recreational Firearm Noise

Deanna K. Meinke, PhD

March 13, 2017

How many people shoot recreational firearms? Approximately 46% of adult males and 13% of adult females reported firing a gun at some point in their lifetime on the 2007 U.S. National Health Interview...   Read More


20Q: Hearing Loss and Dementia - Association, Link or Causation?

Piers Dawes, PhD

January 9, 2017

1. I think I pretty much know what dementia is, but what is your definition? ‘Dementia’ describes a set of symptoms that include memory problems, language problems, personality changes or thinking...   Read More


Issues Impacting People with Hearing and Listening Problems and Oticon's Opn Solution

Douglas L. Beck, AuD

September 6, 2016

Approximately 48 million Americans experience hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. Indeed, hearing loss is the third most common physical ailment, following arthritis an...   Read More


Understanding and Treating Severe and Profound Hearing Loss

Donald Schum, PhD

February 29, 2016

Oticon has a history of creating excellent solutions for patients with severe-to-profound hearing loss. With the release of Oticon Dynamo, Sensei Super Power, and the Plus Power products in our perfor...   Read More


Vanderbilt Audiology's Journal Club: Noise Reduction, Directional Microphones, and Listening Effort

Erin Margaret Picou, AuD, PhD

January 25, 2016

Dr. Gus Mueller: Our presenter today for our Vanderbilt Journal Club is Dr. Erin Picou. We are fortunate to have someone talking about current hearing aid research who also is conducting and publish...   Read More


Interventional Audiology: When is it Time to Move Out of the Booth?

Catherine Palmer, PhD

September 14, 2015

Interventional audiology means managing hearing loss in order to impact other primary concerns. Hearing loss is neither the person’s nor the other health care provider’s primary concern. As an aud...   Read More

The Sociology of Age-Related Hearing Loss

Don Schum, PhD

July 27, 2015

Age-Related Hearing Loss. As audiologists, it is important that we continue to learn about age-related hearing loss and the patients who are experiencing it, beyond the audiogram. I have become more i...   Read More


Starkey Research Series: Binaural Hearing and the Importance of Bilateral Hearing Aid Fitting

Sridhar Kalluri, PhD

November 10, 2014

Sridhar Kalluri: By the end of the presentation I hope you will have a modern understanding of the importance of binaural hearing and how bilateral hearing aid fittings are particularly important. I...   Read More


Starkey Research Series: How Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids Affect Cognitive Ability

Brent Edwards, PhD

July 28, 2014

Editor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live webinar. Download supplemental course materials.Dr. Brent Edwards For the past 100 years or so, auditory research and clinical i...   Read More


20Q: Auditory Fitness for Duty

Doug Brungart, PhD

March 10, 2014

1. Walter Reed Medical Center . . . that’s a place with a lot of audiology history, right? Most certainly. What started off as Walter Reed General Hospital in 1909 became Walter Reed Army Medical Ce...   Read More


ABR: An Illustration of Auditory Dysfunction through Clinical Cases, Presented in Partnership with Rush University

Amy K. Winston, AuD, Robin B. Stoner, AuD

November 18, 2013

ABR: An Illustration of Auditory Dysfunction through Clinical Cases, Presented in Partnership with Rush UniversityEditor’s Note: This text course is an edited transcript of a live seminar. Downl...   Read More


20Q: Listening Effort - We Know It’s a Problem But How Do You Measure It?

Erin Margaret Picou, AuD, PhD

August 5, 2013

As audiologists, we’re pretty good at conducting behavioral testing that assesses our patients’ complaints regarding hearing and communication. Problems with hearing soft sounds? We conduct pure-t...   Read More


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