|Present||Professor, East Tennessee State University ‐ Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences|
|2018 - 2020||Tracking Tinnitus: iCBT for Tinnitus|
|Role: Senior Key Personnel|
|Colleague(s): Vinaya Manchaiah-PI|
|2013 - 2015||Hearing Aids for Remote Area Medical Expeditions|
|Hear the World Foundation|
|2007 - 2010||Randomized Study of Tinnitus Retraining Therapy|
|National Institutes of Health - NIH R01#DC005972|
|Role: Local PI|
|Colleague(s): Richard Tyler (PI)|
|2009 - 2009||Evaluation of within-channel and between-channel Gap Detection in Tinnitus Patients|
|Tinnitus Research Initiative|
|2009 - 2009||Temporal Integration of Loudness in Tinnitus Patients|
|Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2014 - Present||Grant Reviewer, American Tinnitus Association||2006 - Present||Journal Reviewer, Ear and Hearing||2005 - Present||Journal Reviewer, International Journal of Audiology||2005 - Present||Journal Reviewer, Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research||2004 - Present||Journal Reviewer, American Journal of Audiology||2003 - Present||Journal Reviewer, Journal of Acoustical Society of America||2016 - 2018||Editorial Board Appointment, American Auditory Society|
Honors and Awards
- 2003 - College of Public and Allied Health Foundation Teaching Award
- 2007 - College of Public and Allied Health Foundation Service Award
- 2009 - College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences Foundation Service Award
- 2012 - Supervised Student Project Award Winner at the National Hearing Conservation Association
- 2016 - Supervised Student Project 1st Prize in Biomedical Graduate School Student Category at ETSU Appalachian Student Research Forum
- 2017 - College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences Foundation Research Award
- Introduction to Speech and Hearing Science (I and II)
- Interdisciplinary Studies in Gerontology
- Research Design, Thesis
- Amplification Systems, Aural Rehabilitation
- Speech Perception
- CDIS 6115 - Audiologic Evaluation I
- CDIS 6160 - Audiologic Evaluation II
- CDIS 6145 - Pathologies of the Auditory System
- CDIS 6355 - Tinnitus Management
- CDIS 6380 - Medical and Deaf Issues in Audiology
- CDIS 6370 - Hearing Conservation
- CDIS 4037/5037 - Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms
- CDIS 6520 - Audiology Clinic
|1991 - 1995||PhD, Hearing Science, University of Texas at Austin|
|1988 - 1990||MS, Audiology, Columbia University Teachers' College|
|1981 - 1986||BA, English, Columbia University (NYC)|
PO Box 70643
Johnson City, TN
Office: Lamb Hall Room 272
Publications and Selected Published Abstracts (36)
Contribution to Book
Tinnitus in Military and Veteran Populations
Tinnitus: Clinical and Research Perspectives (2015)
Excerpt: Tinnitus: Clinical and Research Perspectives summarizes contemporary findings from basic and clinical research regarding tinnitus mechanisms, effects, and interventions. ...
Linking the Undergraduate Degree to the Graduate Degree: Core Curriculum ...
Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders Annual Conference (2006)
There are many issues that relate to the efficacy of the undergraduate degree in the field of communicative disorders. Some ...
Predicted Gain and Functional Gain With Transcranial Routing of Signal ...
American Journal of Audiology (2004)
Transcranial routing of signal (TCROS) was accomplished using completely-in-the-canal (CIC) hearing aids in 5 profoundly unilaterally hearing-impaired individuals. The functional ...
Bone Conduction Transmission and Head‐Shadow Effects for Unilateral Hearing ...
139th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (2000)
Bone conduction transmission and head‐shadow effects were determined with transcranial completely‐in‐the‐canal (TCCIC) CROS hearing aids. Five subjects with documented profound ...