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Laura Smith-Olinde, Ph.D., CCC/A

Associate Professor 

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Graduate Courses Taught

  • Advanced Diagnostics
  • Genetics of Hearing Loss
  • Gerontology in Audiology
  • Research Methods in Audiology
  • Hearing Conservation

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Audiology
  • Hearing Science

Current Research

  • What are the benefits of the bone anchored hearing aid (BAHA) in the pediatric population for localization and speech understanding in noise?
  • How do listeners with sensorineural hearing loss and those with normal hearing weight the higher and lower components of a complex tones in an interaural time-based task?
  • Does personality play a role in how much background noise a listener will allow when listening to speech?

Future Research

  • Psychoacoustic abilities of BAHA wearers
  • What are predictive factors for successful hearing aid use?

 

 Email Addresslso@uams.edu