Expert Details

Expert in audiology - noise - tinnitus - hearing loss - cochlear implants - hearing aids

Expert ID: 730975 Iowa, USA

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Expert has been a clinical audiologist involved in research for over 30 years. He has published over 300 articles and edited 4 books.


Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Des Moines, Iowa - Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Davenport, Iowa - Waterloo, Iowa - Iowa City, Iowa - Dubuque, Iowa - Ames, Iowa

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1979 Degree: PhD Subject: Audiology and Hearing Science Institution: University of Iowa

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1984 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director of Audiology and Professor Department: Otolaryngology Responsibilities: He is the director of audiology

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Committee for Revision of the Veterans Administration Schedule for Rating Disabilities (hearing loss and tinnitus; only non-VA member)
World Health Organization Panel on ‘Burden of disease from environmental noise’, Environmental noise and tinnitus.
Honorary Professor, Jinzhou Medical University, China
The National Academies Institute of Medicine Committee Member on Noise and Military Service: Implications for Hearing Loss and Tinnitus

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Committee on Cochlear Implants
National Research Council, member of committee to evaluate hearing and vision testing in the military
National Research Council, member of Committee on Hearing, Bioacoustics and Biomechanics (CHABA WG 95), committee on communication aids for the hearing impaired
The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Subcommittee on cochlear implants
Veterans Administration Planning Committee on a Cooperative Study on Cochlear Implants
Program Committee for American Speech- Language-Hearing Association Convention
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Committee on Aural Rehabilitation
Engineering Research Conference on Cochlear Implants – Planning Committee
Journal of Auditory Communication
Audiology in Practice
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
Associate Editor- Audiology
The Australian Journal of Audiology
Scientific Programme Committee, IVth International Tinnitus Seminar (Tinnitus 91), Bordeaux, France
Research Needs of Oral Auditory Hearing- Impaired Persons. Committee member, National Institute of Deafness and other Communication Disorders, Bethesda, Maryland
Planning Committee, Meeting on Cochlear Implants: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
American Journal of Otology
American Tinnitus Association Scientific Advisory Committee Chairperson
Association for Research in Otolaryngology Midwinter Meeting Organizing Committee
British Journal of Audiology
Cochlear Implants International
Scientific Advisory Committee of the American Tinnitus Association
Scientific Advisory Committee of the American Tinnitus Association
Scientific Advisory Committee of the American Tinnitus Association
Scientific Advisory Committee of the American Tinnitus Association
Committee for Revising Veterans Administration Schedule for Rating Disabilities (hearing loss and tinnitus; only non-VA member)


Professional Appointments
Invited member Food and Drug Administration: Ear, Nose and Throat Devices Advisory Panel
Awards / Recognition
Windsor Coaches Association Bursary
A.T.A. Trucking Industry Education Foundation Bursary
Faculty Association Scholarship, University of Western Ontario
University Gold Medal, University of Western Ontario
Special University Scholarship, University of Western Ontario
Swedish Institute Guest Scholarship
British Society of Audiology T.S. Littler Prize
Visiting Fellow Award, Commission of the European Communities
3M Faculty Grant
Burrows Welcome Research Travel Grant
NATO Collaborative Research Grant
Visiting Research Fellow, MacQuarrie University, Australia
World Rehabilitation Fund International Exchange of Experts and Information in Rehabilitation (IEEIR) Fellowship
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Honorary Visiting Fellow in Audiology, MacQuarrie University, Australia
American Tinnitus Association Special Recognition Award
Editors Award American Speech-Language and Hearing Association

Medical / Professional
Music Apps, High-fidelity Sound and Hearing
Basic Science: Tinnitus, Implantable Hearing Aids
Basic Science: Cochlear Implants; Tinnitus, Implantable Hearing Aids
Basic Science: Research, Publishing & Scientific Integrity
Annual Seminar, Management of the Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Patient
Seminar in Audiology: Cochlear implants
Speech and Hearing Processes Tinnitus
Hearing Aids Models of Hearing
Biomedical Engineering Seminar
Seminars in Clinical Audiology Auditory Evoked Potentials Cochlear Implants
Refresher Courses for Family Physicians
Lectures on Aging in Bio-medical Engineering Department Audiology teaching to residents and staff

Over 300 presentations before numerous scientific meetings, including the Association for Research in Otolaryngology; the American Academy of Otolaryngology; the Acoustical Society of America; the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association; the British Society of Audiology; the British Psychological Society; the Australian Audiological Society; the Canadian Speech, Language and Hearing Association; and the Iowa Speech, Language and Hearing Association.
Publications and Patents Summary
US Patents: 2
Trademark for Pseudospontaneous Neural Stimulation System and Method
System and Method for Diagnosing and/or Reducing Tinnitus

Publications or creative works Peer-reviewed papers: 196
Non Peer-Reviewed Papers: 63
Books: 7
Chapters: 45
Abstracts: Over 200 published abstracts corresponding to published manuscripts reviews

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert witness experience with noise induced hearing loss and tinnnitus, cochlear implants, noise damage, hearing loss damage, car accidents, explosions.
Consultant for USA Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
Ear, Nose, & Throat Devices Panel in the Center for Devices and Radiological health at the FDA. Consultant and “Special Government Employee”
Training / Seminars
Expert has developed training courses for tinnitus and hyperacusis management.
Marketing Experience
Expert served as consultant for pharmaceutical companies, hearing aid companies, and cochlear implant companies.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert give talks worldwide to hearing impaired societies and audiology otology meetings.

Fields of Expertise

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