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April 8, 2009

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Student Academy of Audiology completes an active first year
By Brande Victorian

David Goldstein and Deborah Price

Launched at AudiologyNOW! 2009, the Student Academy of Audiology (SAA), the American Academy of Audiology’s national student organization, has racked up a number of achievements in its first year. Birthed out of NAFDA, the National Association of Future Doctors of Audiology, SAA is focused on bridging the gap between students and professionals, says SAA’s president, Virginia K. Best. “It’s a great opportunity for networking, meeting people, taking on leadership positions, and just getting involved now that the students have their own organization.”

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Celebrity Ear Contest: Whose ear is it?
Win a $50 American Express gift card!
 

Hint: First woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director at this year’s Oscars.
Send your guess here

A winner will be chosen at random from among all correct answers received by April 23.

For the correct answer and the name of the winner, see next month's installment of The Ear Hears.

Congratulations to last month’s winner, Mike Hammons of Wheeling, IL, who correctly identified Baylen Brees’s celebrity ear.

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Read it 'ear first!

COVER STORY

Three pre-tests: What they do and why experts say you should use them more
By H. Gustav Mueller

The Hearing Journal always has one Cover Story a year that relates to fitting hearing aids. Sometimes we talk about features, sometimes selection and verification,and other times, like last year, we gather a group of “Knights” at a round table and talk about products. Read More

PAGE TEN
By James W. Hall, III

Aural immittance measures are more useful now than ever

The late 1960s and early 1970s were an exciting time for diagnostic audiology. A new instrument developed in Europe—the Madsen electroacoustic “bridge,” (Model ZO 70)—had found its way to the U.S., and tons of data were pouring in—most notably from Dr. James Jerger. Soon there was equipment from other manufacturers, and we had all kinds of new terminology to discuss. Read More

HJ REPORT

ACADEMY ELECTS PRESIDENT, DIRECTORS

American Academy of Audiology (AAA) members elected Therese C. Walden, AuD, a clinical audiologist and researcher at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, to serve as president-elect for 2010-2011. On July 1, 2011, she will succeed Patricia Kricos, PhD, as president of the academy for a year. Read More

VIEWPOINT
By John Greer Clark

Sisyphus personified: Audiology's efforts to rehabilitate adult hearing loss

As any audiologist can attest, the adult patient's hearing rehabilitation journey can be long and treacherous. Patients often find it difficult to reconcile the emerging view of “self” as someone with diminished hearing with their previous lifelong view of a “self” who is complete and whole. Read More

FINAL WORD
By Dennis Van Vliet

Now you see it

I consulted recently with “Don,” a friend of a patient of mine, and heard a familiar story about how he had been putting off doing something about his hearing loss for long enough. Read More

'Ear's the news

April 7 is International World Health Day
4/7/2010

HIA and EHIMA Partner on Hearing Aid Interference Study
4/7/2010

Have Safari Care Kits, Will Travel. . . Through Childhood and Beyond!
4/6/2010

Study Suggests that Tinnitus Does Not Appear to Be a Highly Inherited Condition
4/6/2010

The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Receives 'Media Award' from the National Hearing Conservation Association 
4/5/2010

Antibiotic Found to Protect Hearing in Mice
4/4/2010

AO NEWS:Monthly Review - Spring Training
3/16/2010

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Ask-the-Experts

APD Test Battery: Skill Driven
Jeanane M. Ferre, Ph.D., CCC-A

Diagnosis Codes Used when Hearing is Normal
Robert C. Fifer, Ph.D.

What is the Difference Between a Secured and Unsecured Line of Credit
Granville Y. Brady, Jr., Au.D., F.A.A.A.

Using the SSW with Non-English Speakers
Jack Katz, Ph.D.

Non-physician Referral Source for Medicare
Robert C. Fifer, Ph.D.

Billing for Services – Ear Protection & Musicians’ Earplugs
Brian Fligor, ScD

The Relationship Between Eustachian Tube Dysfunction and Tinnitus
Max Chartrand, Ph.D.

Infection Control – Cleaning Probe Tips
A.U. Bankaitis, Ph.D., Vice President, Oaktree Products

Non-Fused and O/L Indicators for Phonemic Synthesis Test
Jack Katz, Ph.D.
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