This webinar series examines innovative trends in hearing science research, and its current and future applications to clinical care. Topics discussed include applied neuroscience research, the use of cognitive assessments in the hearing clinic, and mobile apps to enhance the listening experience.
Course created on October 10, 2016
- Participants will be able to describe recent developments in cognitive neuroscience and how these may impact the management of hearing health care.
- Participants will be able to discuss how measures of cognitive ability, specifically the MoCA, may be used to predict a patients performance in challenging listening situations and individualize patient care and counseling.
- Participants will be able to discuss the current state of mobile apps that have been designed and developed to enhance the listening experience for hearing aid wearers.
|0-60 Minutes||Leading in Hearing Science: Listening Into the Future|
|60-120 Minutes||Leading in Hearing Science: Do Cognitive Assessments Belong in the Audiology Clinic?|
|120-180 Minutes||Leading in Hearing Science: Mobile Apps and the Listening Experience|
Senior Director of Research
Simon Carlile Ph.D. is Senior Director of Research and leads Starkey Research in their quest for ground breaking and innovative hearing solutions. Simon has a BSc (Hons) and PhD from the University of Sydney in Auditory Neuroscience. He completed his postdoctoral training at Oxford University (UK) where he was a Junior Research Fellow of Green college. He later established and became Head of the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Sydney where he also a Professor of Neuroscience in the School of Medical Sciences. Simon also held senior management roles as CIO (University of Sydney) and as the CTO for two start-up technology companies. Simon has published more than 110 articles in peer-reviewed international journals, a strong patent portfolio, edited a foundation volume on auditory virtual reality and is Associate Editor for Nature’s – Scientific Reports.
Jason Galster is Senior Manager of Audiology Research with Starkey Hearing Technologies. His research interests have spanned topics that include room acoustics, pediatrics, signal processing, and most recently, interpreting individual variability in the outcomes of patients with hearing aids. Several times each year, Dr. Galster teaches courses in hearing aids to audiology students inside and outside of the United States.
Senior Strategic Software Product Manager
Chris Howes joined Starkey Hearing Technologies in 1998 after spending eight years working in audiology at Bethesda Naval Hospital and Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He transferred to Research and Development at Starkey in 2000 and his current role is as a Senior Software Product Manager. Chris was the product manager responsible for Inspire fitting software from the first designs until 2010. His current focus is on the design and development of mobile software applications along with “special” project assignments as needed. Chris presents regularly for Starkey on a variety of topics that include; mobile applications, fitting software, concept software, and hearables.
Jason Galster: Financial: Jason Galster is employed by Starkey. Non-financial Jason Galster has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Chris Howes: Financial: Chris Howes is employed by Starkey. Non-financial: Chris Howes has no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Starkey in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: While this learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service, the third module of this course may demonstrate mobile apps using Starkey products.
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