|Present||Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, James Madison University|
Honors and Awards
- College of Integrated Science and Technology, Madison Scholar Award (prize and special lecture), 2011.
- Collaborative Spirit Award, 2010, JMU-Rockingham Memorial Hospital Collaborative, for ‘Gender differences in Heart Failure – Retrospective Research’
- Madison Research Fellow, James Madison University, 2009-2010. Member of inaugural cohort.
- Gray. L. Vulnerable listeners are abnormally distracted by unpredictable backgrounds and details. 2 hour Keynote Presentation. 39th MidSouth Conference on Communication Disorders, Memphis, TN, 2009.
- Madison Teaching Fellow, James Madison University 2007-2008.
- Invited “Distinguished Visiting Researcher”, University of Auckland, NZ, 2006.
- Invited “Distinguished Visiting Faculty”, 30th Annual Fitz-Hugh Symposium, Otolaryngology, University of Virginia Health System, June 2006.
- Senior Fulbright Fellow 1997-1998: Research on patterns of cancer in Asia and Africa.
- Nominated for "Most Memorable Lecture" by medical-school class
- Invited “Head and Neck Trust Lecture”, Royal College of Surgeons, Auckland, New Zealand, 1999
- One of 3 Ph.D. faculty selected for salary support under the inaugural Educational Scholars Fellowship Program 2002-5 (approved for 2005-08). One of two University of Texas faculty selected for 1st Master-Teacher Fellowship, in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine, 2000-2001.
Training children with ADHD to minimize impulsivity in auditory contralateral ...
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (2012)
Objective Impulsivity and distractibility are among the important symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In this study, impulsivity is ...
Understanding speech in noise after correction of congenital unilateral Aural ...
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (2009)
Objective Unilateral hearing loss causes difficulty hearing in noise (the “cocktail party effect”) due to absence of redundancy, head-shadow, and ...
Auditory temporal processing in children with specific reading disability with ...
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (2003)
The auditory temporal deficit hypothesis predicts that children with specific reading disability (RD) will exhibit a deficit in the perception ...
A continuum of impulsiveness caused by auditory masking
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (2002)
OBJECTIVE: Impulsivity is a hallmark of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Various auditory masking procedures can quantify the impulsivity caused by ...