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NHCA 2018 Schedule of Events:
Caribe Royale/February 15-17, 2018!
*Subject to change

Poster Presentations for 2018

Presentation Title

Accuracy of NIOSH SLM and Sound Level Analyzer Lite Sound Level Meter Apps for iPhone
Presenter: Kaitlin Palmer, Co-Presenters: Tess A. Zaccardi, Sarah K. Grinn, Colleen G. Le Prell

Advancements on an Active Hearing Protection Device for Musicians
Presenter: Antoine Bernier

Assessing Auditory Localization with Hearing Protection: A Screening Measure
Presenter: Angelique Scharine, Co-Presenter: Morgan C. Domanico

Attenuation Using High Fidelity Hearing Protection Devices
Presenter: Tess A. Zaccardi, Co-Presenters: Kaitlin Palmer, Sarah K. Grinn, Colleen G. Le Prell

Audiometric Notches and Hearing Loss in Adolescents: Analyses of NHANES 2007-2010
Presenter: Yulia Carroll, Co-Presenter: Franco Scinicariello

Bus Noise and Annoyance: What Drivers and Collectors Think About.
Presenter: Teresa Maria Momensohn-Santos

Concomitant Head/Neck Muscle Activity and Middle Ear Muscle Contractions
Presenter: Stephen M. Tasko

Dangerous Decibels Programme Implementation in Brazil
Presenter: Adriana Bender Moreira de Lacerda, Co-Presenter: Lys Maria Allenstein Gondim

Effect of Helmet Visor Length on Hockey Officials Exposure to Whistle Noise
Presenter: Karin L. Adams

Evaluation of Noise Exposures and Hearing Loss at a Hammer Forge Company
Presenter: William J. Murphy, Co-Presenter: Scott E. Brueck

Following the Tech Tide
Presenter: Kan Sun

Hawkeyes Wear Their HawkEars- A Healthy Hearing Initiative at The University of Iowa
Presenter: Kevin Kock, Co-Presenter: Stephanie M. Fleckenstein

Hearing Hazards at Church: Trials & Tribulations of Awareness & Hearing Loss Prevention
Presenter: Jan A. Moore

Hearing Health Education Programs for Rural Youth: Lessons Learned From Recent Studies
Presenter: Khalid M. Khan, Co-Presenter: Marjorie McCullagh

Hearing Impairment and Audiometric Configurations as Predictive Factors of Presbyacusis Decline
Presenter: Christina Hederstierna, Co-Presenters: Ulf Rosenhall, Esma Idrizbegovic

In-ear and On-body Measurements of Impulse Noise Exposure
Presenter: William J. Murphy

Influence of Environmental Noise in Reading
Presenter: Teresa Maria Momensohn-Santos

Integrating Audiological Assessment in Farm & Tractor Safety Training
Presenter: Jan A. Moore

Middle Ear Muscle Activity Associated with Mastication
Presenter: Madeline V. Smith, Co-Presenter: Stephen M. Tasko

Music Induced Hearing Loss in Band Students and Directors: A Review of the Literature
Presenter: Hannah Speaks, Co-Presenter: Sherilyn Adler

Noise-Dose Variability Demonstrated with Inside-Ear Probe Microphone Measurements
Presenter: Sarah K. Grinn, Co-Presenter: Katie Palmer, Tess A. Zaccardi

OHC Training Using Alternative Instruction Mmethods
Presenter: John A. Merkley, Co-Presenter: Kim J. Stanton

Output Levels of Volume-Limiting Earphones
Presenter: Caleb Kronen, Co-Presenter: Cory Portnuff

Perception, Attitude, and Knowledge of Hearing Health Among Two Groups of Young Farm Workers From Rural Indiana
Presenter: Sylvanna L. Bielko, Co-Presenter Khalid M. Khan

Plugs in the Clubs: An independent audit of San Francisco's Earplug Ordinance
Presenter: Elon Ullman

Tactical Communication and Protective Systems - Saving Hearing and Enhancing Mission Success
Presenter: John A. Merkley

The Effects of Hunting on the Canine Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response
Presenter: Kori Zedaker

The Subjective Wearer Comfort and Sound Attenuation Performance: a Comparison between Custom-moulded Earplugs Made by Manual and 3D-printing Processing
Presenter: Cheng-Yu Ho

Time to Change Direction: Advocate for a Total Worker Hearing Health Program versus the Status Quo
Presenter: Kathy E. Gates, Co-Presenter: Vickie L. Tuten

Usability Study of the War fighter
Presenter: Kelly Watts

Use of Hearing Protection among Noise-Exposed Populations in the US: What Can National Surveys Tell Us?
Presenter: Christa L. Themann

Using Smart Devices to Measure Intermittent Noise in the Workplace
Presenter: Ben Roberts


Thursday, February 15, 2017

7:30am - 5:30pm    Registration and Information Desk Open  
7:30am - 8:30am  Breakfast  
8:30am - 9:45am  Morning Workshops    
9:45am - 10:15am  Morning Break  
10:15am -11:30pm  Morning Workshops  
11:30am - 1:00pm  Lunch (on your own)    
1:00pm - 2:15pm Afternoon Workshops    
2:15pm - 2:45pm  Afternoon Break  
2:45pm - 4:00pm Afternoon Workshops    
4:00pm - 5:00pm  Committee Meetings and Networking  
5:30pm - 8:30pm  Exhibitor's Reception   
5:30pm - 8:30pm  Poster Session
 
 Workshops
  Workshop 
All Day
Workshop 2
All Day
Workshop3  Workshop 4 Workshop 5
8:30am to 9:45am The Basics Forensics and Expert Witnessing for the Acoustician-Audiologist-M.D.-Engineer
Presenter:
John Casali
Co-Presenters:
Robert A. Dobie, Dennis P. Driscoll, Michael F. Seidemann

The Art of Presentation

Presenter:
Elliott Berger


 
Fit Testing

 Presenter:
William Murphy
PSP Workshop
 Break 9:45am to 10:15am
10:15am - 11:30am  The Basics

 

 

Forensics
Presenter:
John Casali

 

 


The Art of Presentation
Presenter:
Elliott Berger

 

 




Fit Testing
 
Presenter:
William Murphy

 

PSP Workshop
  Break 11:30am to 1:00pm
 1:00pm - 2:15pm  The Basics Forensics
Presenter:
John Casali

Audio for Audiologists
Presenter:
Benji Kanters
CANCELED



Suppressors, Hearing Protection and Hearing Conservation
Presenter:
Ryan Scott

 
 Break 2:15pm to 2:45pm
 2:45pm - 4:00pm  The Basics Forensics
Presenter:
John Casali

Audio for Audiologists
Presenter:
Benji Kanters



Suppressors, Hearing Protection and Hearing Conservation
Presenter:
Ryan Scott

 

 

Friday, February 16, 2018

7:00am - 5:30pm

Registration Open

7:00am - 8:00am

Continental Breakfast

 

 

8:00am - 8:15am

Welcome and opening remarks

8:15am - 8:45am Key Note: The Ear Beyond Hearing: From Digital Earplugs to In-Ear Brain Computer Interfaces
Presenter: Jeremie Voix
8:45am - 9:05am Knowing Your Noise Can Change Attitudes to Hearing Health and Increase Likelihood of Healthy Hearing Behaviours: Evaluation of a HEARsmart Project
Presenter: Elizabeth Beach
 

9:05am - 9:25AM

Hidden Hearing Loss? Effects of Recreational Noise on Evoked Potential Amplitude and Other Auditory Test Metrics 
Presenter: Colleen G. Le Prell

9:25am - 9:45am

Bringing Best Practices in Hearing Conservation to a Wider Audience
Presenter: Ted Madison, Co-Presenter: Laurie Wells

9:45am - 10:05am

BREAK

10:05am - 10:25am

Hearing Conservation Program Costs and Effectiveness
Presenter: Rick Neitzel

10:25am - 10:45am

Learning to Localize with Advanced Hearing Protectors and TCAPS - Can Equivalent Open Ear Performance ever be Reached and How?
Presenter: Kichol Lee, Co-Presenter: Dr. John Casali

10:45am - 11:05am

Localization of Reverse Alarms with Passive and Level-Dependent Hearing Protectors
Presenter: Chantal Laroche, Co-Presenters: Christian Giguère, Véronique Vaillancourt, Manuelle Bibeau, Emily Gula, Véronique Carroll, Claudia Marleau, Marie-France Cadieux, Karina Laprise-Girard

11:05am - 11:25am Hearing Protector Attenuation and Noise Exposure Among Metal Manufacturing Workers
Presenter: Stephanie K. Sayler

11:25am - 11:45am

NHCA Business Meeting

11:45am -1:00pm

Luncheon Speaker - Charles Spence 
Sound bites & sonic seasoning

1:20pm -2:20pm

The “Make Listening Safe” Campaign by the World Health Organization (WHO): Considerations and Recommendations
Presenters: Rick Neitzel, Deanna Meinke.  Facilitator: Colleen G. Le Prell 

2:20pm - 2:40pm

Loudness in the Occluded Ear Canal: Are We Still Missing 6 dB?
Presenter: Fabien Bonnet

2:40pm- 3:00pm

Ambient Noise in the Sound Booth During Audiometry
Presenter: Gregory Flamme

3:00pm - 3:30PM

BREAK

3:30pm - 3:50pm

Kids Nowadays Hear Better Than We Did
Presenter: Robert A. Dobie, Co-Presenter: Howard J. Hoffman

3:50pm - 4:10pm  Evolution of the FitCheck! Hearing Protection Device (HPD) Field Attenuation Estimation System (FAES)
Presenter: William A. Ahroon

4:10pm - 4:30pm  Validation of Clinical Techniques for Verification of Uniform Attenuation Earplugs
Presenter: Cory Portnuff

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards
Presenter: Thais Morata, Co-Presenter: Deanna Meinke

5:00pm - 6:15pm

Break/Committee Meetings/Networking Time

5:00pm - 6:15pm

Student and New Member Meet and Greet

6:15pm -9:30pm

Friday Night Event



Saturday, February 17, 2018

7:00am - 5:30pm

Registration Open

7:00am - 7:45am

Exhibits / Poster Session

7:45am -8:45am

Breakfast Round Table

8:45am – 8:55am

Interim Break

Breakout 1:
Military/ Firearm

Breakout 2:
Impulse Noise

Breakout 3:
Music

9:00am - 9:20am

Risk Factors Associated with Tinnitus, and Hearing Loss in Current and Recently Separated Service Members Across Military Branches
Presenter: James A. Henry
Co-Presenters:
Susan Griest, Cody Blankenship, Rozela Melgoza

Laboratory Conditioning of Middle Ear Muscle Contractions
Presenter:

Gregory Flamme

Musicians with Conventional Noise Notches have Poorer Extended High Frequency Sensitivity
Presenter:
Heather Malyuk

Co-Presenter:
Michael Santucci

9:20am - 9:40am

Landing On The Roof - Revisited
Presenter: Kurt Yankaskas

Generalizability of Clinically-Measured Acoustic Reflexes to Brief Sounds
Presenter:
Kristy K Deiters

OSHA meets NIHL Music Venue Sited as Occupational Hearing Hazard The Challenge of Being a Hearing Conscious Sound Engineer
Presenter: Benji Kanters

9:40am - 10:00am

Auditory Hazards of Bullet N-wav Exposure
Presenter: Gregory Flamme

Estimating personnel noise exposure from impulsive noise when hearing protection devices are worn: IPIL vs. NRSA Presenter:
Hillary Gallagher

An Exploratory Survey of Sound Levels in New York City Restaurants and Bars
Presenter: Greg Farmer

10:00am - 10:30am

BREAK

Breakout 4:
Prevention and Education

10:30am - 10:50am

Noise Control on US Navy Aircraft Carriers - Methodology and Results
Presenter:
Jeffrey M. Komrower

Continuous Monitoring of Otoacoustic Emissions : A Tool to Prevent Hearing Loss
Presenter: Vincent Nadon

10:50am - 11:10am

MILSINT: Development of a Military Sound Recognition in Noise
Presenter: Jennifer Tufts

Visit Whisperwell and Explore the "Song of the Star Bird”
Presenter: Deanna K. Meinke,
Co-Presenters: Matthew P. Ueckermann, Odile H. Clavier,

11:10am -11: 30am

The Attenuation of Firearm Suppressors as a Function of Angle and Bullet Velocity
Presenter:
William J Murphy

Jolene’s Musical Instrument Adventure
Presenter:
Cameron J Fackler
Co-Presenter: Donald S. Finan

11:30am - 11:50am

Extended High Frequency Pure Tone Audiometric Outcomes in Youth Firearm Users
Presenter:
Shana Laffoon

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Efforts in Preventing Non-Work Related Hearing Lloss
Presenter:
Yulia Carroll
Co-Presenters: John Eichwald

11:50am - 1:05pm

Hosted Luncheon and Awards

1:05pm - 2:15pm

Exhibit Hall and Poster

2:15pm - 2:45pm

“Gasaway Lecture”:What a Long Strange Trip it’s Been
Presenter:  Michael Santucci 

2:45pm -3:05pm

Numerical Modeling of the Ear Canal: Benefits and Challenges
Presenter:
Guilhem Viallet

3:05pm- 3:25pm  Experimental Validation of an Impedance Tube Measurement Method for Assessing Earplugs Insertion Loss 
Presenter: Kevin Carillo 

3:25pm - 3:50pm

BREAK

3:50pm - 4:10pm  The Department of Defense Comprehensive Hearing Health Program: A Pilot Study
Presenter: John A. Merkley, Co_Presenter: Tanisha Hammill 
4:10pm - 4:30pm  Cardiovascular Conditions, Hearing Difficulty, and Occupational Noise Exposure within
U.S. Industries and Occupations

Presenter: Elizabeth A. Masterson 
4:30pm - 4:50pm  What Have We Learned in the 10 Years of the Safe-in-Sound Awards?
Presenter: Thais C. Morata, Co-Presenter: Deanna Meinke
 

4:50pm - 5:00pm

Closing Remarks

 

 

 

 



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