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2013 Conference Proceedings

2013 Spectrum Supplement

Attendee Evaluation

2013 Attendee List - Alpha by Company

Workshop Evaluation Form

2013 Attendee List - Alpha by Last Name

Poster Presentation Award Ballot

2013 Sponsor/Exhibitors

Exhibitor Evaluation Form

Certificate of Completion - 2013 Conference (ASHA / AAA / ABIH / BCSP)

2013 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner - Elliott Berger, M.S., INCA, Board Certified

*Thursday Workshop presentations are only available below if the presenter authorized posting the PDF. If you attended a Thursday Workshop and would like to obtain more information you will need to contact the presenter directly. You can obtain all speaker contact information on the attendee roster links above.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

FULL DAY - Workshop #1 - "Hearing Loss Prevention The Basics"

Noise Measurement - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Tom Lloyd, B.S. - Associates in Acoustics, Inc. / USA

The Audiogram - How to Use It - CLICK HERE
Presenter: James Jerome, M.A., CCC-A - Workplace Integra / USA

Hearing Loss Recordability Issues - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Cindy Bloyer, MS, CCC-A - Examinetics, Inc. / USA

Effective Hearing Protection - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Theresa Schulz, Ph.D., CCC-A - Honeywell Safety Products / USA

Education & Motivation - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Nancy Gallihugh, M.S., CCC-A - Kalamazoo RESA / USA

Hearing Conservation Regulations & HIPAA - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Mary McDaniel, Au.D., CCC-A - Pacific Hearing Conservation, Inc. / USA

FULL DAY - Workshop #2 - "Hearing Conservation in Music Education" - CLICK HERE

Presenters:
Kris Chesky, Ph.D. - University of North Texas | USA
Amyn Amlani, Ph.D. - University of North Texas | USA

FULL DAY - Workshop #3 - "Forensics & Expert Witnessing - Emphasis for the Acoustician/Audiologist"

Presenter:
John Casali, M.S. Ph.D. - Virginia Tech | USA
Dennis Driscoll, M.S., INCE - Associates in Acoustics, Inc. | USA
Robert Dobie, M.D. - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio | USA
Michael Seidemann, Ph.D. - Audiological Associates, Inc. | USA

FULL DAY (A.M. & P.M.) - Workshop #4A & 4B - "Social Media" - CLICK HERE

Presenter: 
Daniel Golden - Be Found Online / USA

FULL DAY (A.M. & P.M.) - Workshop #5A & 5B - "PSP Workshop" - CLICK HERE

"Presenting Noise Survey and Noise Controls as They Pertain to PSP Members"
Presenter:
Tim Bailey - 3M Company | USA

"Follow Up Presentation of the 2012 PSP Survey"
Sue Zurales - Mobilear, Inc. | USA
Bob Millier - Med Compass | USA

HALF DAY WORKSHOPS

PM Only - Workshop #6B - "Vendor New Product Workshop"

 Presenters:
*Click here to review schedule and descriptions

AM Only - Workshop #7A - "Hearing Aids & Worker Considerations" - CLICK HERE

 Presenter:
Jill Gruenwald, Au.D. - Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center | USA

PM Only - Workshop #7B - "Can't I Just Take a Pill for That? What Every Health Provider Needs to Know About NIHL and Emerging Therapeutics" - CLICK HERE

Presenters:
Colleen LePrell, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA - CLICK HERE
Jianxin Bao, Ph.D. - Washington University School of Medicine | USA
Kathleen Campbell, Ph.D. - SIU School of Medicine | USA - CLICK HERE
Edward Lobarinas, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA - CLICK HERE
Kevin Ohlemiller, Ph.D. - Washington University School of Medicine Otolaryngology | USA
Christopher Spankovich, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA

Friday, February 22, 2013

Opening Remarks
Laura Kauth, NHCA President - CLICK HERE

PRESENTATION PANEL
"Hearing Protector Fit Testing: Practical Considerations" - CLICK HERE
Laurie Wells, 3M Corporation | USA
James Jerome, CCC-A, M.S. - Workplace INTEGRA | USA - CLICK HERE
Theresa Schulz, Ph.D. - Honeywell Safety Products | USA - CLICK HERE
Kathryn Crane Thielen, R.N., B.S.N., C.O.H.N. - Pepperidge Farm | USA

"Implications if Your Life Depends on Your Hearing: The NRR vs the ASAF" - CLICK HERE
John Casali, Ph.D., C. P.E. - Virginia Tech, Auditory Systems Laboratory | USA

Keynote Lecture: "Noise Exposure: It's More Dangerous Than We Thought!" - CLICK HERE
Sharon Kujawa, Ph.D. - Harvard Medical School | USA

"Interaction of Age and Noise-Exposure on Hearing Thresholds" - CLICK HERE
Susan Strauss, M.S. - University of Pretoria | South Africa

"Method for Extending OSHA Age Correction Tables Beyond Age 60" - CLICK HERE
Nancy Wojcik, M.S. - ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences, Inc.| USA

NHCA Business Meeting - CLICK HERE

Networking Luncheon

"Getting It Right (More Often)" - CLICK HERE
Doug Ohlin, Ph.D. - 3M Corporation | USA

"The US Navy's Noise Induced Hearing Loss Program" - CLICK HERE
Kurt Yankaskas - Office of Naval Research, Code 34 | USA

"The Variability of Pure Tone Threshold Measurements" - CLICK HERE
Gregory Flamme, Ph.D. - Western Michigan University | USA

"Evaluating the Operational Impact of Hearing Impairment" - CLICK HERE
Douglas Brungart, Ph.D. - Walter Reed National Military University | USA

"Noise Induced Hearing Loss and the Working-Age Adult - A Personal Story" - CLICK HERE
Valerie Stafford-Mallis, MBA - Alternative Communication Services (ACS), LLC | USA
Click here to view brochure

"Can You Hear Me Now? The Challenge of Determining Whether Workplace Noise Is Increasing or Decreasing Over Time" - CLICK HERE
Richard Neitzel, Ph.D. - University of Michigan Risk Science Center | USA

"Prevalence of Workers with Shifts in Hearing by Industry: A Comparison of Occupational Noise Exposure Regulation Criteria" - CLICK HERE
Elizabeth Masterson, Ph.D., C.P.H., C.O.H.C. - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health | USA

"Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent Occupational Noise-Induced hearing loss, Update of a Cochrane Systematic Review" - CLICK HERE
Jos Verbeek - Finnish Institute of Occupational Health | Finland

2013 Safe-in-Sound Award - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Thais Morata, Ph.D. - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health | USA
Deanna Meinke, Ph.D. - University of Northern Colorado | USA
John Howard, Ph.D. - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health | USA

William Hal Martin, Ph.D. - Dangerous Decibels Program, Oregon Health & Science University | USA - CLICK HERE
Barb Menard, MSc, C.I.H. - Johns Manville | USA - CLICK HERE
Kelly Bailey, C.I.H. - Vulcan Materials Company | USA - CLICK HERE

Saturday, February 23, 2013 

BREAKOUT #1 - MUSIC

"Accountability in Schools of Music Requires a Noise Exposure Assessment Standard" - CLICK HERE
Kris Chesky, Ph.D. - University of North Texas | USA

"Clinical Verification of Custom-Fitted Musician Earplugs: How Much Deviation from 'Flat' is Acceptable?" - CLICK HERE
Brian Fligor, Sc.D. - Boston Children's Hospital | USA

“Effects of Recreational Noise on Otoacoustic Emissions and High Frequency Thresholds” - CLICK HERE
Colleen LePrell, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA

"Factors Influencing Use of Hearing Protection by Trumpet Players" - CLICK HERE
Mead Killion, Ph.D. - Etymotic Research, Northwestern University | USA

"Battle of OAEs: Measuring Effects of Acoustic Overexposure in Band Members and Directors" - CLICK HERE
Sridhar Krishnamurti, Ph.D. - Auburn University | USA

"Sound Exposure of Professional Orchestral Musicians During Solitary Practice" - CLICK HERE
Ian O'Brien - University of Sydney | Australia

BREAKOUT #2 - PREVENTION/EDUCATION

"Sound Check Australia: A Citizen Science Approach to Noise and Hearing Conservation Research" - CLICK HERE
Elizabeth Beach, Ph.D. - National Acoustic Laboratories | Australia

"Effectiveness of a Brazilian Version of the 'Dangerous Decibels' Educational Program" - CLICK HERE
Keila Knobel, Ph.D. - University of Campinas | Brazil

"DiscovEARy Zone: Hearing Conseration Outreach from the American Academy of Audiology" - CLICK HERE
Sharon Sandridge, Ph.D. - Cleveland Clinic | USA

"Bystander Impulse Noise Exposure From Small-Caliber Weapons: How Close Is Too Close" - CLICK HERE
William Murphy, Ph.D. - NIOSH | USA

"Shooting Habits of Youth Recreational Firearm Users" - CLICK HERE
Michael Stewart, Ph.D. - Central Michigan University | USA

"Auditory Risk Estimates for Youth Target Shooting" - CLICK HERE
Deanna Meinke, Ph.D. - University of Northern Colorado | USA

BREAKOUT #3 - MILITARY

"A Tale of Two Fit-Test Case Studies" - CLICK HERE
CAPT William Murphy, Ph.D. - CDC/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health | USA

"Pharmacologic Protection from Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) in the US Military" - CLICK HERE
Kathleen Campbell, Ph.D. - University of Southern Illinois Medical Center | USA

"Hearing Protection Device Field Attenuation Estimation System Round Robin Results" - CLICK HERE
JR Stefanson, B.S., COHC - United States Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory (GDIT) | USA

"Shipboard Noise Control on US Navy Aircraft Carriers" - CLICK HERE
Jeffrey Komrower - Noise Control Engineering, Inc. | US

"Auditory Localization: Standardized Tests for Headgear Evaluation" - CLICK HERE
Kevin Michael, Ph.D. - Michael & Associates | USA

"Human Aural NON-Detectability" - CLICK HERE
Kichol Lee, Ph.D. - Virginia Tech | USA

BREAKOUT #4 - CURRENT ISSUES

"Specifying an 'Appropriate' Exchange Rate for Occupational Standards: Ear vs. Dosimeter" - CLICK HERE
William Clark, Ph.D. - Washington University School of Medicine | USA

"Specifying an Appropriate Exchange Rate for Occupational Standards: What Does the NIPTS Data Tell Us? - CLICK HERE
Robert Dobie - University of Texas HSC at San Antonio | USA

"The Exchange Rate and Noise-Induced Hearing Loss" - CLICK HERE
Alice Suter, Ph.D. - Alice Suter and Associates | USA

"Simultaneous Measurement of At Ear and Shoulder Noise Exposures" - CLICK HERE
Edward Hayes - Clarkson University | USA

"1983-OSHA Enacts Hearing Conservation Ammendment... 2012- So What Has Changed?" - CLICK HERE
James Banach, MBA - 3M Corporation | USA

"Replacing Cells in the Inner Ear: The Path to a Regenerative Cure for Hearing Loss" - CLICK HERE
Andrea Boidman, Executive Director - Hearing Health Foundation | USA

Gasaway Lecture: "Hearing Health and The Grand Scheme of Things" - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Thais Morata, Ph.D. - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health | USA

"85/3 and Other Items for OSHA's To-Do List" - CLICK HERE
Alice Suter, Ph.D. - Alice Suter and Associates | USA

"Management Issues related to Hearing Conservation in Music & Entertainment" - CLICK HERE
Robert Ghent, Au.D. - Honeywell Safety Products | USA

"Recommended Auditory Processing Test Battery for Workers with Occupational Exposures to Ototoxins" - CLICK HERE
Vishakha Rawool, Ph.D., CCC-A - West Virginia University | USA

"Auditory Dysfunction Associated with Solvent Exposure" - CLICK HERE
Adrian Fuente, Ph.D - University of Chile | Chile

"Tinnitus" - CLICK HERE
Edward Lobarinas, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA 

"Healthy Diet = Healthy Ears?" - CLICK HERE
Christopher Spankovich, Au.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. - University of Florida | USA

"Development of a Task-Based Noise Constraints Flight Rule for the International Space Station" - CLICK HERE
Richard Danielson, Ph.D. - Baylor College of Medicine | USA

"A Comparative Study of Changes in Firefighers Occupational Exposure to Noise" - CLICK HERE
Elizabeth Maples, Ph.D. - University of Alabama at Birmingham | USA

 

Poster Presentations:

Poster #1
“Effects of Adopt-a-Band Training on Ear Plug Use by High School Marching Band Members” - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Melissa Auchter - University of Florida | USA
Colleen Le Prell, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA
 

Poster #2
“Attenuation of Commercially Available HearingProtection” - CLICK HERE

Presenters:
Jessica Bever - Wichita State University | USA
Raymond Hull, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/A - Wichita State University | USA
Douglas F. Parham, PhD, CCC-SLP - Wichita State University | USA
 

Poster #3
“Threshold Shift and Effective HCP for Children of Traditional Art Performance Group in Taiwan” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Hsiao-Chuan Chen, Ph.D. - National Kaohsiugn Normal University | Taiwan
Sumalai Maroonroge, Ph.D. - Texas A&M International University | USA
Sin-Heui Wang, M.S. - E-Da Hospital | Taiwan
 

Poster #4
“Long-term Efficacy of a Hearing Conservation Program on Changing Attitude Among Racially Diverse Children” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Shawna Dell, Au.D. - University of Florida | USA
Alice Holmes, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA
 

Poster #5
“Hazardous Noise Levels Among Popular Infant/Toddler Toys” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Shawna Dell, Au.D. - University of Florida | USA
Brittany Hensley, Au.D. - University of Florida | USA
Hannah Siburt, Au.D. - University of Florida | USA
Alice Holmes, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA
 

Poster #6
“Noise Exposure Among High School Student Musicians” - CLICK HERE
Presenters: Eloise Dietz - Hanover High School | USA
Jessica Weiss - Hanover High School | USA
 

Poster #7
“Sound Level Measurements During Concerts and Hearing Complaints in Pop-Rock Musicians” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Ana Claudia Fiorini, Ph.D. - PUC-SP and UNIFESP | Brazil
Joana D’Arc Aparecida Salgado, M.S., - PUC-SP | Brazil
Teresa Maria Momensohn-Santos, Ph.D., PUC-SP | Brazil
Adrian Fuente, Ph.D. - Universidad de Chile | Chile
 

Poster #8
“The NIOSH Hearing Protector Compendium it Really has Been Updated!! See What is Inside” - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Pam Graydon - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health | USA
 

Poster #9
“Hearing Loss in the Dental Office: The Effects of High Speed Dental Drills on Dentists’ Hearing” - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Krisztina Johnson, Au.D. Student - East Tennessee State University | USA
 

Poster #10
“Hearing Conservation for Musicians: Getting the Word out Early An Outreach Program at the University of Iowa” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Danielle Kelsay, M.S., CCC-A - University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | USA
Stephanie Fleckenstein, Au.D., CCC-A - University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | USA
Elizabeth Stangl - University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | USA
Curtis Hartling - University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | USA
Jamie DeLuca - University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | USA
 

Poster #11
“Effects of a Pilot Intervention on Use of Hearing Protectors” - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Marjorie McCullagh, Ph.D., R.N. - University of Michigan | USA
 

Poster #12
“A Proposed Model for Community-Based Hearing Health Intervention for Agricultural Youth” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Marjorie McCullagh, Ph.D., R.N. - University of Michigan | USA
William Martin, Ph.D. - OHSU | USA
Stacy Lee, B.S. - North Dakota Farm Bureau | USA
 

Poster #13
“The Use of Earphones in Populations of 11 to 25 Years Old” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Teresa Momensohn-Santos - PUC São Paulo | Brazil
Fernanda Gelsomini Chiarelli - PUC São Paulo | Brazil
Ana Claudia Fiorini, Ph.D. -  PUC São Paulo | Brazil
Luana Gonçalves Contardi - PUC São Paulo | Brazil
Taynan Ribeiro Magalahaes Martins Fontes - PUC São Paulo | Brazil
Carolina Costa Campos - PUC São Paulo | Brazil
 

Poster #14
“Impulse Noise Paradigm Developed for Otoprotection Trails” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Kari Morgenstein, B.S. - University of Florida | USA
Sebastian de la Calle, B.S. - University of Florida | USA
Diana Guercio, B.A. - University of Florida | USA
Vicki Ledon, B.A. - University of Florida | USA
Colleen Le Prell, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA
Scott Griffiths, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA
Christopher Spankovich, M.P.H., Au.D., Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA
 

Poster #15
“Accuracy of Sound Level Meter Applications for the iPhone” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Daniel Rudyard Nast - University of Florida | USA
William Speer - University of Florida | USA
Colleen Le Prell, Ph.D., University of Florida | USA
 

Poster #16
“The Incidence of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss of Freshman Students Who Have Participated in Music Activities Prior to Attending the University of Southern Maine or the University of Maine” - CLICK HERE

Presenters:
Douglas Owens, D.A. - Old Dominion University | USA
Brian Toy, Ph.D., ATC - University of Southern Maine | USA
Thomas Parchman, D.M.A. - University of Southern Maine | USA
 

Poster #17
“Noise Exposure Estimates of PLD users at the University of Florida” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Yunea Park, B.A., B.S. - University of Florida | USA
Diana Guercio, B.A. - University of Florida | USA
Victoria Ledon, B.A. - University of Florida | USA
Colleen Le Prell, Ph.D. - University of Florida | USA
 

Poster #18
“Asymmetric Hearing Loss in Career Firefighters” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Stephanie Phelps, R.N., M.S. - University of California San Francisco | USA
OiSeng Hong, R.N., Ph.D. - University of California San Francisco | USA
 

Poster #19
"Acoustical Evaluation of Personics Balloon Technology: Remarkable Findings" - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Hilary Rosenstrauch, Au.D. - Personics Labs | USA

Poster #20
“Towards a “Radio-Acoustic Virtual Environment” in Noisy Work Environments” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Rachel Bou Serhal, Doctoral Candidate - Ecole de technologie superieure | Canada
Jeremie Voix, Associate Professor - Ecole de technologie superieure | Canada
Tiago Falk, Associate Professor - Institut National de la recherche scientifique (INRS) | Canada
 

Poster #21
“Temporary Threshold Shift in Musicians Measured by DPOAE and Pure-Tone Audiometry” - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Jessica Stamey - University of Kansas | USA
 

Poster #22
“Sound Awareness for Everyone:  Community Hearing Loss Prevention Programs at the University of Iowa” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Karen Steurer, Au.D. Graduate Student - University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | USA
Elizabeth Stangl, Au.D., CCC-A - University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | USA
Stephanie Fleckenstein, Au.D., CCC-A - University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | USA
Britany Barber, Au.D. Graduate Student - University of Iowa Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | USA
 

Poster #23
“Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education” - CLICK HERE
Presenter: Melissa Theis - Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education | USA
 

Poster #24
“The Effect of Instruction on the Use of Hearing Protective Devices” - CLICK HERE
Presenters:
Jacquelyn Youde, Au.D., CCC-A - Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center | USA
Ross Roeser, Ph.D., CCC-A - University of Texas at Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders | USA

 


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