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University of Arizona Annual Audiology Conference

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525 North Bonita Avenue

Tucson, AZ 85745

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Insights into Clinical Assessment of the Auditory System

This meeting will be focused on modern audiologic assessment. What tools do we have available that can contribute to a valid, detailed diagnosis? How can we use evidence-based judgment to best interpret these results?


"Clinical Decision Making in Audiology: Avoiding Errors in Diagnostic Thinking"
Brad A. Stach, PhD
, is the Director of the Division of Audiology, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, of the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. He also serves as Advisor of Audiology Clinical Education at Wayne State University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Dr. Stach has served in audiology leadership and clinical positions at The Methodist Hospital of Houston, Georgetown University Medical Center, the California Ear Institute at Stanford University, the Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Clinic, and the Central Institute for the Deaf. He is a founding board member of the American Academy of Audiology and has served as its President and the Chair of its Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Stach is the author of a number of scientific articles, books, and book chapters and is the Audiology Editor-in-Chief for Plural Publishing.


"Diagnostic Efficiency of the Gaps in Noise (GIN) Procedure: A NeuroAudiologic Perspective"
Frank Musiek, PhD
, is a renowned hearing researcher, scholar, teacher, and clinical audiologist. His research on electrophysiology and central auditory processing and neuroanatomy has led to the discovery and implementation of numerous tools that are widely used for assessment of the auditory brainstem and central auditory pathways. His research career has contributed in a substantial way to our fundamental understanding of the anatomy, physiology, and neurophysiology of the human auditory system. He was the recipient of the James Jerger Career Award Research in Audiology in 2007 and recipient of the ASHA Honors of the Association for Audiology and Auditory Neuroscience in 2010. Dr. Musiek has published 170 articles in peer-reviewed journals and authored or edited 11 books.


"Integrating Students into Audiologic Practice"
Tom Muller, AuD, is a Clinical Associate Professor and Coordinator of Clinical Education for Audiology at the University of Arizona. Dr. Muller manages the Pima County Hearing Aid Bank and is a commissioner for and past chair of the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. In 2010 he won the University of Arizona's College of Science Innovation in Teaching for his work developing a model of clinical provision and supervision to foster independence in 3rd year AuD students. In 2011 he won the Larry Mauldin Award for Excellence in Education, a national award given to one audiologist each year.


This program is being offered for 0.6 ASHA CEUs (6.0 hours) (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)

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