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News Story #1871

Conference Web Sites International Hearing Society Attendees looking for more information about the upcoming 53rd Annual Convention of The International Hearing Society can go to the organization’s Web site, www.ihsinfo.org/convention/, whic

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News Story #898

Hearing Industries Association The Hearing Industries Association (HIA), Alexandria, Va, has appointed Jerome C. Ruzicka as its new chairman. Ruzicka, president of Starkey Laboratories, Inc, Eden Prairie, Minn, was formerly HIA’s vice chairma

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Cochlear Announces Winners of Scholarship Awards

Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH) announced the winners of the 19th Annual Graeme Clark and the 10th Annual Anders Tjellström Scholarships. The scholarships, named after two pioneers of the hearing implant industry, recognize Cochlear Nucleus Implant, Cochlear Baha System, and Cochlear Osia System recipients in the United States and Canada who are said to uphold “the Cochlear ideals of leadership, humanity, and demonstrate high academic achievement.”

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PSAPs, OTC and Self-fitting Hearing Aids, ACHIEVE, and More: An Interview with Nicholas Reed, PhD

Nicholas Reed, PhD, and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins have been involved in some extremely exciting research on personal sound amplification products (PSAPs) and over-the-counter (OTC) devices, as well as cognition and hearing loss. Douglas Beck, AuD, interviews Dr Reed about these topics, as well as the group’s recent work on the ACHIEVE study.

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An Interview with Michael Valente, PhD: Considerations after 45 Years in Audiology

On July 31st, Michael Valente will retire after 45 years in audiology and 34 years at Washington University. In this article, Douglas Beck conducts an “exit interview” with one of our most distinguished clinician-researchers about his journey in the profession, the Best Practices documents which he spearheaded, OTC devices, and the future of hearing healthcare.

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How Might the Brain Change When We Reintroduce Sound? Interview with Anu Sharma, PhD

New research shows that after wearing professionally fit quality hearing aids, a patient’s brain may “re-organize” its auditory processing centers back towards its original state prior to the hearing loss—with corresponding gains in auditory speech perception abilities and improvements in global cognitive function, executive function, processing speed, and visual working memory performance. Anu Sharma discusses the research findings with Douglas Beck.

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Does Tinnitus Get Worse as Hearing Loss Increases in Severity?

“Our results suggest that tinnitus will likely get louder, but not by very much,” write Hashir Aazh, PhD, and Richard Salvi, PhD, in their recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology which shows only a weak association between tinnitus loudness and puretone average (PTA) thresholds.

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Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring: An Interview with Paul R. Kileny, PhD

Paul R. Kileny, PhD, professor of Otolaryngology and director of Audiology and Electrophysiology at the University of Michigan, talks with Douglas Beck, AuD, about the area of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring, shares some “war stories” from the operating room, and provides information about his new book, “The Audiologist’s Handbook of Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring.”

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