Audiology

Recent Faculty Presentations:

Akin,  F. W. (2010, November). Clinical Perspectives in Audiology: Cervical Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials. Paper presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Akin, F. W. (2011, April). Featured Session: VEMP Now! Paper presented at the American Academy of Audiology Convention, Chicago, IL.

Akin, F. W. (2011, April). Featured Session: Vestibular Grand Rounds. Paper presented at the American Academy of Audiology Convention, Chicago IL.

Akin, F. W. (2011, March). Best Practice: Clinical Vestibular Assessment. Paper presented at the Joint Defense Veterans Audiology Conference, San Diego, CA.

Akin, F. W., Murnane,  O.D., Pearson, A., Byrd, S., & Kelly, J. K. (2010, November). Normative data for the subjective visual vertical test during centrifugation. Poster presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Akin, F. W., Murnane, O. D., Tampas, J. W., Clinard, C., Byrd, S., & Kelly, J. K. (2011, February). The effect of noise exposure on the cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potential. Poster presented at the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

Akin, F. W., Murnane, O., Byrd, S., Pearson, A., & Kelly, J. K. (2011, February).  A comparison of the subjective visual vertical across rotational chair systems and off-axis rotation protocols. Poster presented at the American Balance Society Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ.

Chase, P.A. (2011, April). Using CARE Project in pre-service training of speech-language pathologists and audiologists. Presented at the meeting of the North Carolina Speech-Hearing-Language Association (NCSHLA) Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Fagelson, M.A. (2010, September).  Tinnitus in the Military and Veterans.  Invited research podium presentation at the 18th Annual Conference on Management of the Tinnitus Patient, Iowa City, IA.

Graham, E., Fagelson, M.A., & Auerbach, J.S. (2011, April). Tinnitus counseling and sound therapy for veterans with PTSD.  Poster session presented at the Annual Conference of the American Academy of Audiology, Boston, MA.

Haas, R., Smurzynski, J., & Fagelson, M. (2011, April). The effect of tinnitus on gap detection. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, Chicago, IL.

Johnson, E. E. (2010, August).  A comparison and contrast of the NAL-NL1 and NAL-NL2 methods: Prescribed frequency response, speech intelligibility, and loudness. Paper presented at the International Hearing Aid Research Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA.

Johnson, E. E. (2010, October). NAL-NL2: The new hearing aid prescriptive technique from Down Under. Paper presented at the Arkansas Speech-Language Hearing Association (ArkSHA) Convention, Little Rock, AR.

Johnson, E. E. (2010, October). Personal evaluations of hearing aids by audiologists and their impact on brand dispensing choice. Paper presented at the Arkansas Speech-Language Hearing Association (ArkSHA) Convention, Little Rock, AR.

Johnson, M.A., Rice, A.M.(2011, July). Early Childhood Language Delay: Identification of children at-risk, characteristics, and strategies for building language skills. Presented at the ETSU Early Childhood Conference. Johnson City, TN.

Gopal, R, Louw, B. & Kritzinger,  A. (2011, April). Speech Elicitation Material for Young Children with Cleft Lip and/or Palate in Mauritius. Poster session Presented at the 68th ACPA Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Strasheim,  E., Louw, B. &  Kritzinger,  A. (2010, November).  A neonatal communication intervention program for South African parents. Poster session presented at the ASHA Convention. Philadelphia, PA.

Van Wyk, B., Louw, B. &  Kritzinger,  A. (2011, May). The validity of a Surveillance Tool for Communication Development  used in a Primary Health Care Hospital in Mpumalanga, South Africa.  Presented at the International Society for Early Intervention (ISEI) Conference, New York City,  N.Y.

Murnane, O.D., Akin, F.W., Kelly, J.K., Byrd, S., & Pearson, A. (2011, April). The ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential. Poster presented at the American Academy of Audiology Convention, Chicago, IL.

Murnane, O.D., Akin, F.W., Kelly, J.K., Byrd, S., & Pearson, A. (2011, March). Bone conduction ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials. Poster presented at the American Auditory Society Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ.

Murnane, O.D., Akin, F.W., Kelly, J.K., Byrd, S., & Pearson, A. (2010, November). The ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Saunders, G.H., Chisolm, T.H., McArdle, R., Smith, S.L., & Wilson, R. (2010, August). Evaluation of auditory training with veterans: preliminary results. Presented at the International Hearing Aid Conference (IHCON), Lake Tahoe, CA.

Smith, S. L.  (2010, August). Audiologic rehabilitation of the elderly:  The impact of speech in noise. Invited presentation at the Jackson Hole Rendezvous, Jackson Hole, WY.

Smith, S. L.  (2011, March). Practicing the best for the best – How to implement evidence into audiology practice.  Invited presentation at the Joint Defense VA Audiology Conference, San Diego, CA.

Teahen, M., Saunders, G.H., Chisolm, T.H., Smith, S.L., McArdle, R., & Wilson, R., Silverman, S., Boyle, C., & Hatcher, M., Vachhani, J.J. (2010, September). Training habits and outcomes from a computerized auditory training program. Poster presented at the Institute of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, San Francisco, CA.

Chisolm, T., McArdle, R., Saunders, G., Smith, S.L., & Wilson, R. (2011, May).  A randomized controlled trial of auditory training for adults.  Paper presented at the International Collegium for Rehabilitative Audiology Biannual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

Draper, S., Smith, S. L., & Smurzynski, J. (2011, April). "Listening in the dips" and temporal fine structure abilities.  Poster presented at the American Academy of Audiology Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Haas, B., Smurzynski, J., and Fagelson, M.A. (2011, April).  Temporal processing in patients with tinnitus.  Poster session presented at the Annual Conference of the American Academy of Audiology, Boston, MA.

Smurzynski, J. (2010, February).  Active cochlear processes and their influence on the generation of otocoustic emissions. Presented at the meeting of the Silesian Chapter of the Polish Society of Otolaryngology, Zabrze, Poland.

Smurzynski, J. (2010, September).  Influence of low- and ultrahigh-frequency hearing thresholds on distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs): An attempt to separate DPOAE generation mechanisms. Presented at the 15th Symposium in Audiological Medicine, Cracow, Poland.

Smurzynski, J. (2011, February).  Distortion product otoacoustic emissions in tinnitus patients. Presented at the Technical University in Munich, Germany.

Smurzynski, J., Fabijanska, A., Bartnik, G., Kochanek, K. & Skarzynski, H. (2011, March). Distortion product otoacoustic emissions in normally hearing patients with either unilateral or bilateral tinnitus. Presented at the American Auditory Society Scientific and Technology Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ.

Draper, S., Smith, S., Smurzynski, J. (2011, April). The role of temporal fine structure processing in "Listening in the Dips" of noise. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, Chicago, IL.

Williams, D., Trivette, C., Watts, K. L., & Wilson, R. H.  (2011, March). Energetic and informational masking in the Words-in-Noise Test (WIN).  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale,  AZ.

 

Recent Faculty Publications:

Akin,  F.A. & Murnane, O.D. (2011). Head injury and blast exposure: vestibular consequences. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America, 44, 323-334.

Akin, F. A. Murnane, O. D., Pearson, A., Byrd, S., & Kelly, J. K. (2011). Normative data for the subjective visual vertical test during centrifugation. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 22, 460-468.

Akin, F. A., Murnane, O. D., Tampas, J. W., & Clinard, C. (2011). The effect of age on the vestibular evoked myogenic potential and sternocleidomastoid muscle tonic EMG level.  Ear and Hearing, 32, 617-622.

Elangovan, S., & Stuart, A. (2011). A Cross-Linguistic Examination of Auditory Electrophysiological Correlates of Categorical Perception of Voicing Cues. The Journal of the Neuroscience Letters, 490, 140-142.

Fagelson, M.A. (2013).  Military trauma and its influence on loudness perception.  ENT and Audiology News, 21 (6), 80-81. 

Fagelson, M.A. (2013).  Forward.  Tinnitus: A Multidisciplinary Approach.  G. Andersson, D. Baguley, D. McFerran, and L. McKenna (Eds).  Chichester, UK:  John Wiley & Sons, LTD.

Fagelson, MA.  (2014).  Approaches to tinnitus management and treatment.  Seminars in Hearing; 2014;35:92–104.

Haas, R., Smurzynski, J., & Fagelson, M.A. (2012).  The effect of tinnitus on gap detection.  Tinnitus Today, 37 (2); 10, 30.

Hornsby, B. W. Y., Johnson, E. E., & Picou, E. (2011). Effects of degree and configuration of hearing loss on the contribution of high- and low- frequency speech information to bilateral speech understanding. Ear and Hearing, 32, 543-555.

Johnson, E. E. & Dillon, H. (2011). A comparison of gain for adults from generic hearing aid prescriptive methods: Impacts on predicted loudness, frequency bandwidth, and speech intelligibility. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 22, 441-459.

Johnson, E.E. (2011). Determinants of VA hearing aid brand dispensing by individual audiologists. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 48, 865-880.

Leigh-Paffenroth, E., & Elangovan, S. (2011). Temporal Processing in Low Frequency Channels: Effects of Age & Hearing Loss in Middle-Aged Listeners. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 22, 1-13.

Leigh-Paffenroth, E. & Murnane, O.D. (2011). Auditory steady state responses recorded in multitalker babble. International Journal of Audiology, 50, 86-97.

Murnane, O.D., Akin, F.W., Kelly, J. K., & Byrd, S. (2011). The effects of stimulus and recording parameters on the air conduction ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 22, 469-480.

Leigh-Paffenroth, E. D. , Roup, C. M.,  & Noe, C. M. (2011). Behavioral and electrophysiologic binaural processing in listeners with symmetrical hearing loss. Journal of American Academy of Audiology, 22, 181-193.

Cox, R. M., Schwartz, K. L., Noe, C. M., & Alexander, G. M. (2011). Preference for one or two hearing aids among adult patients. Ear and Hearing, 32, 181-197.

Smith, S. L. & Fagelson, M. (2011). Development of the Self-Efficacy for Tinnitus Management Questionnaire.  Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 22, 424-440.

Smith, S. L., Pichora-Fuller, M. K., Watts, K. W., & La More, C. (2011). Development of the Listening Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (LSEQ). International Journal of Audiology, 50, 417-425.

Echt, K. V., Smith, S. L., Backscheider-Burridge, A., & Spiro III, A. (2010). Longitudinal changes in hearing sensitivity among men: the Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128, 1992-2002.

Wilson, R. H.  (2011). Clinical experience with the Words-in-Noise test on 3430 veterans:  Comparisons with pure-tone thresholds and word recognition in quiet.  Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 22, 405-423.

Wilson, R. H.  (2011). Some observations on the nature of the audiometric 4000-hz notch:  Data from 3430 veterans. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 22, 23-33.

Wilson, R. H., Farmer, N. M., Gandhi, A., Shelburne, E., & Weaver, J.  (2010).  Normative data for the Words-in-Noise (WIN) Test on 6- to 12-year old children.  Journal of Speech Language Hearing Research, 53, 1111-1121.

Wilson, R. H., Noe, C. M., Cruickshanks, K. J., Wiley, T. L., & Nondahl, D. M.  (2010).  Prevalence and degree of hearing loss among males in the Beaver Dam cohort:  A comparison of veterans and non-veterans.  Journal of Rehabilitative Research and Development, 47, 505-520.