|Present||Advanced Practice Clinical & Research Audiologist, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Mountain Home, TN)|
|Present||Associate Professor, East Tennessee State University ‐ Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences|
Verification and Validation of Amplification Systems, Technical Parameters of Amplification and Special Product Feature Operation, Amplification Market Trends, Clinical-Decision Making through Patient-Driven and Provider Facilitated Interactions, Hearing Healthcare, and Hearing Aids and Assistive Devices
|2010 - 2012||Recommended Targets for Hearing Aids: Extending High- Frequency Bandwidth|
|U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research and Development - D7336-M|
|Career Development Award-1|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2015 - Present||Reviewer, Joint Association of Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs Audiology Conference||2012 - Present||Associate Editor and Designated Reviewer, International Journal of Audiology||2011 - Present||Ad hoc Reviewer, AudiologyOnline||2011 - Present||Ad hoc Reviewer, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research||2010 - Present||Reviewer for Clinical and Research Posters, AudiologyNow!||2010 - Present||Ad hoc Reviewer, Ear and Hearing||2008 - Present||Ad hoc Reviewer, American Journal of Audiology – American Speech Language and Hearing Association||2007 - Present||Assistant Editor, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology|
Honors and Awards
- 2011 - Selected research article for the 2011 Hearing Aid Literature in Review 20Q Feature at AudiologyOnline
- 2011 - Veterans Health Administration National Systems Redesign Champion Award from the Under Secretary of Health – Audiology Department Hearing Aid Fittings
- 2011 - Veterans Health Administration National Robert W. Carey Award Recipient - Application Team Contributor
- 2013 - Referenced by Cambridge University Enterprise in the Commercializing of University Science
- 2015 - Ph.D. Dissertation referenced in a letter to the U.S. President by his Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
- CDIS 6141 - Amplification Systems II
- CDIS 6140 - Amplification Systems I
|2009||PhD, Audiology, University of Florida|
|2007||PhD, Hearing and Speech Sciences (Mechanics and Operation of Electronic Hearing Devices), Vanderbilt University|
|2004||MS, Audiology, Vanderbilt University|
|2002||BS, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Radford University|
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Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Articles (24)
A Patient-Centered, Provider-Facilitated Approach to the Refinement of Nonlinear Frequency ...
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology (2015)
Purpose: To evaluate sound quality preferences of participants wearing hearing aids with different strengths of nonlinear frequency compression (NFC) processing ...
Prescriptive Amplification Recommendations for Hearing Losses with a Conductive Component ...
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology (2013)
Background: Hearing aid prescriptive recommendations for hearing losses having a conductive component have received less clinical and research interest than ...
Determinants of Department of Veterans Affairs Hearing Aid Brand Dispensing ...
The Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development (2011)
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) audiologists were surveyed regarding their perceptions and evaluations of hearing aid (HA) brands on seven ...