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Advances in Audiology, Speech Pathology, and Hearing Science
Editors: Andrea Ciorba, MD, PhD
Stavros Hatzopoulos, PhD
Mark Krumm, PhD

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The book will depict the technological and clinical breakthroughs and advances in audiology and hearing science over the last 16 years.

Sections will include:
1. Hearing screening (neonates, children and adults)
2. Hearing assessment technologies (wideband tympanometry; auditory steady state responses; event-related and other late latency potentials)
3. Intervention policies (personal sound amplification devices [PSAPs], hearing aids and implantable devices, cochlear implants, the role of aural rehabilitation)
4. Quality of life in the elderly with hearing impairment
6. Stem cells
7. Evolving counseling practices

This book intends to be a valuable reference for both graduate and undergraduate in audiology, hearing science, neuroscience, and ENT. It will also be rich source of information for audiology professionals to keep abreast of what’s happening in the audiology and hearing science field.


About the Authors / Editors:
Editors: Andrea Ciorba, MD, PhD
Clinical Researcher, ENT and Audiology Department, University Hospital of Ferrara, Italy
Dr. Andrea Ciorba has been a member of the Audiology & ENT Clinic, University of Ferrara, Italy, since 2004. He is the author of about 120 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, and he is a member of the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed journals. His clinical field of interest is audiology and vestibology, and he is also involved in research activities in the field of otoacoustic emissions and inner ear electrophysiology. After earning his degree in Medicine in 1999, and the Diploma in Otolaringology and Head and Neck Surgery in October 2003, he obtained a PhD in Audiology in March 2008. He received his habilitation as an associate professor in 2014.

Stavros Hatzopoulos, PhD
Assistant Professor, ENT and Audiology Department, University Hospital of Ferrara, Italy
Dr. Stavros Hatzopoulos has been a faculty member of the Audiology & ENT Clinic, University of Ferrara, Italy, since 1994. His background is in biomedical, engineering, audiological engineering and hearing science (BS from the University of Southern California, MSc from Texas A&M, PhD from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts). He received his habilitation as an associate professor in 2014. He is the author of more than 185 book chapters, peer-reviewed papers, and congress presentations. He has participated in numerous european concerted action projects in the areas of otoacoustic emissions, genetics, and nanotechnologies. Currently he serves as the editor of the Portal on Otoacoustic Emissions (www.otoemissions.org) and as the audiology section editor for the Journal of Hearing Science.

Mark Krumm, PhD
Associate Professor, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
Dr. Mark Krumm is an associate professor in the School of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio (USA). He was the chair of the first American Speech Language and Hearing Association Telepractice committee, which generated technical papers and position statements leading to the adoption of telehealth in speech language pathology and audiology in the USA. Additionally, Dr. Krumm has been involved with telehealth applications, producing over 50 papers and presentations describing audiology telehealth applications. Dr. Krumm is presently available as an expert for Fulbright Specialist Program and has also served as a long-term mentor to visiting scholars selected for the Fulbright program. Recently, Dr. Krumm has served as a visiting scholar to India and Qatar and is presently collaborating with researchers at the World Hearing Center in Warsaw, Poland.




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