PROGRAM PARTICIPATION AND INVITED PAPERS

Invited and Submitted Presentations at National Meetings (United States)

  “An Open and Closed Case: or Different by Design.” American Hearing Aid Association National Meeting, Orlando, FL, February, 2006.

  “Uses, Analysis, and Performance of Hearing Aids.”  ASHA Audiology Conference, ASHA 2005 Health Care Conference,  Palm Springs, CA, February 19-20, 2005.

  “Occlusion Effect Results in a Deep Fitting Hearing Aid.”  With Christopher Schweitzer, Michael Dennis, and Jenny Weber, American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ, March 9, 2004.

  “A Uni-fit Hearing Aid,” with David Preves.  American Academy of Audiology mini-seminar, Chicago, IL, March, 2000.

  “Development of a One-Size Fits All Disposable Hearing Aid,” with Walter Sjursen.  American Academy of Audiology mini-seminar, Chicago, IL, March, 2000.

  “One-Size Disposable Hearing Aid,” with Walter Sjursen, American Auditory Society Scientific and Technical Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, April 7th, 2000.

  “Update on Digital Hearing Aids,” Panel discussion.  American Academy of Audiology, Miami, Florida, April 28th, 1999.

  “Audible Ultrasound,” in Clinical  Grand Rounds in Audiology, American Speech Language Hearing Association, San Antonio, Texas, November 20, 1998.

  “An Open Platform Digital Hearing Aid,” Colorado Otology-Audiology Convenience, Breckenridge, Colorado, March 2, 1998.

  “Signal-to-Noise Issues Related to Hearing Aid Fitting,” International Hearing Society 1997 Convention, Las Vegas, NV, September, 1997.

  “Gain in Years Can Mean Loss in Hearing,” U.S.A. Today, Science Section, September 30, 1997.

  “The Incidence of Hearing Loss, Demographics, and the Aging of America,” Deafness Research Foundation Auxiliary, Scottsdale, AZ, May, 1997.

  “Remote Teleprogramming,” American Auditory Society, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April, 1997.

  “Remote Telephone Programming (RTP): A New Concept to Fit Hearing Aids,” Colorado Otology/Audiology Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado, March, 1997.

  “Philips Open Platform DSP for Practical and Research Hearing Aid Use,” 1997 Audiology Update, Digital Hearing Aids: They Work, But do They Help People Hear Better?” Tucson, AZ, February, 1997.

  “Remote Teleprogramming and Interactive Fitting,” American Academy of Audiology, Salt Lake City, UT, April, 1996.

  “CIC Fittings: Ask the Experienced,”  American Academy of Audiology, Dallas TX, April, 1995.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aids: Theory and Practice,” ASHA Miniseminar, New Orleans, Louisiana, November, 1994.

  “Current Applications of Peritympanic Hearing Aids,”  Professional Seminars International: A Division of International Hearing Aid Seminars, Short Course, Anaheim, California, September, 1994.

  “The Ear Canal and its Role in Hearing Aid Fittings,” 43rd Annual Convention & Exhibition of the International Hearing Society, Nashville, Tennessee, August 31-Sept. 3, 1994.

  “Projected and Measured XP Peritympanic Hearing Aid Results,” 28th Annual Colorado Otology Audiology Conference, Breckenridge, Colorado, February, 1994.

  “Peritympanic Hearing Aid Fittings: Is Smaller and Deeper Better?” American Auditory Society Research Seminar presented at the International Hearing Society, with Jeremy Agnew, Gail Gudmundsen, and Tom Sheller, San Diego, California, September, 1993.

  “Innovations in Hearing Aid Assessment,” 1993 Cherry Blossom Conference: Current and New Applications in Hearing and Equilibrium, The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Washington, D.C., April, 1993.

  “New Frontiers in Analog Hearing Aids,” 1993 Cherry Blossom Conference: Current and New Applications in Hearing and Equilibrium, The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Washington, D.C., April, 1993.

  “Ear Impression Results on 100+ Peritympanic Patients,” Colorado Otology/Audiology Conference,        Breckenridge, Colorado, March, 1993.

  “Questions About a Hearing Aid Fitting: Ask the Experts,” ASHA Convention miniseminar, with Weinstein, Valente, and Logan, San Antonio, TX, November, 1992.

  “Peritympanic Canal Hearing Aids for Precipitous, High-Frequency Hearing Losses,” American Auditory Society, San Antonio, TX, November, 1992.

  “Hearing Aids in Otolaryngology Practice:  Conventional Hearing Aids,” Mini-seminar, AAO-HNS Annual Meeting, With Goldenberg, Hobeika, Johnson, Orchik, Sweetow, Tubergen, and House, Washington D.C., September, 1992.

  “Peritympanic ‘Deep Canal’ Hearing Aids: Fitting of the Future?” with Jerry Northern, Jackson Hole Rendezvous, Jackson Hole, WY, August, 1992.  

  “Transcranial Hearing Aid for the Treatment of Unilateral Hearing Loss,” with Robert Goldenberg Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meetings, Palm Desert, CA., April, 1992.

  “The XP Peritympanic Hearing Instrument: An Introduction,” American Academy of Audiology (AAA) special seminar sponsored by Philips Hearing Instruments, Nashville, TN, April, 1992.

  “New Developments in Peritympanic, Deep Canal Hearing Instruments,” Colorado Otology-Audiology Conference, Breckenridge, CO., March, 1992.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aid Fittings,” with L. Kepler, J. Northern, G. Mueller, A Mini-Seminar at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, November,          1991.

  “Rationale for Deep Canal Hearing Aid Fittings,” National Hearing Aid Society 40th Annual Convention, Reno, NV, October, 1991.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aids; The Rationale,” National Society of Dispensing Audiologists Annual Convention, Phoenix, AZ., January/February, 1991.

  “Understanding, Selection and Fitting of Hearing Instruments,” National Hearing Aid Society 39th Annual Convention, (presented with Dr. Robert Sandlin), Nashville, TN, September, 1990.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aids: A Fitting Rationale,” American Auditory Society 16th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, September, 1989.

  “Hearing Loss in the Elderly - What We Should Know,” 38th Annual Convention & Exhibition of the National Hearing Aid Society, Miami Beach, FL, October, 1989.

  “Digital Hearing Aids: From Analog to Digital Signal Processing,” American Conference on Audioprosthology, San Antonio, TX, March, 1989.

  “The Hearing Healthcare Challenge: Enhancing Medical Identification and Referral,” with Carole Rogin and Lane Berger, SHHH (Self Help for Hard of Hearing Persons) Annual Convention, Rochester, New York, June, 1988.

  “High Frequency Hearing Aid Fittings,” National Hearing Aid Society National Convention, Chicago, IL, October, 1987.

  “Programmable Hearing Aid,” American Auditory Society 14th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, September, 1987.

  “Background Noise Suppression: Noise Blockers, Multiple Signal Processors and Digital Hearing Aids,” American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Annual Convention, Subcommittee on Hearing Aids of the Committee on Hearing and Equilibrium, September, 1987.

  “New Developments in Amplification Technology,” Asha Amplification Workshop, Tampa, FL., April, 1987.

  “Marketing in Hearing Aid Dispensing,” International Hearing Aid Seminar, San Diego, CA., February, 1987.

  “New Developments in Amplification Technology,” American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Amplification Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, May, 1986.

  “New Noise Suppression Technique Using Real-Time Digital Filters,” American Auditory Society Annual Convention, Detroit, Michigan, November, 1985.

  “Future Direction in Hearing Aid Technology,” National Hearing Aid Society Annual Convention, St. Louis, Missouri, October, 1985.

  “New Developments in Amplification Technology,” American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Amplification Conference, Tampa, Florida, May, 1985.

  “New Developments in Digital Hearing Aids,”  Third Annual Stanford Seminar on Hearing Problems: New Perspectives on Amplification, Stanford, CA, March 30-31, 1985.

  “Audiologists and Hearing Aid Manufacturers: The Developing Partnership: Panel Presentation,” American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, November, 1984.

  “The Prosthesis and Its Coupler,” The American Conference of Audioprosthology, Faculty for two-day Course, Amarillo, Texas, May, 1984.

  “What’s New - Current and Projected Hearing Aid Technology,” Academy of Dispensing Audiologists Spring Conference, Tucson, Arizona, May, 1984.

  “Industry Update - Your Opportunity to Ask Questions,” Self-Help for the Hard-of-Hearing (SHHH) National Convention, Industry Panel Member, Chicago, Illinois, May, 1984.

  “Signal Processing in Hearing Aids (With Emphasis on Digital Signal Processing),” American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Teleconference Continuation Course sponsored by the Research Medical Center of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, November, 1983.

  “Reliability and Flexibility in Manufacturing Hearing Aids,” American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Teleconference Continuation Course sponsored by the Research Medical Center of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, November, 1983. 

  “Visible Technology,” American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Teleconference Continuation Course sponsored by the Research Medical Center of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, November, 1983.

  “Current and Future Design Characteristics of Hearing Aids,” American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Western Regional Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, July, 1983.

  “The Hearing Aid as Seen by a Manufacturer’s Service and Engineering Departments,” Jackson Hole Rendezvous/A conference for Hearing Health Professionals, Jackson, Wyoming, August, 1982.

  “Tube Fitting Applications With Hearing Instruments,” Jackson Hole Rendezvous/A conference for Hearing Health Professionals, Jackson, Wyoming, August, 1982.

  “Earmold Acoustics - Hearing Aid Systems Fitting,” Jackson Hole Rendezvous: A Conference for Hearing Health Professionals, Jackson, Wyoming, September, 1981.

  “Tube Fitting of Hearing Aids,” American Auditory Society Annual Meeting, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, November, 1980.

  “Tinnitus Masking,” Society of Medical Audiology 1979 Annual Meeting, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the AAOO, Dallas, Texas, October, 1979.

  “Pure-Tone Masking and Speech Masking,” Twenty-eighth Annual Meeting of the National Hearing Aid Society, St. Louis, Missouri, October, 1979.

  “Audiologists as Dispensers From the Manufacturer’s Viewpoint,” Institute on Rehabilitative Audiology sponsored by the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, June, 1978.

  “Latest Advancements in Masking Procedures,” Mr. Hood Community College Sixth Annual Program on Modern Developments in Hearing Aid Technology, Portland, Oregon, February, 1978.

  “Advanced Hearing Aid Audiometry,” National Hearing Aid Society 23rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, October, 1974.

  “Auriculostomy ,” American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology Scientific Exhibit, Dallas, Texas, (With J.V. Bolger, C.W. Strzalkowski, and E. O’Gara), Institution credited, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September, 1973.

  “Group Think Workshop,” National Hearing Aid Society/Hearing Aid Industry Conference, Two-day workshop on hearing aid fittings, San Mateo, California, June, 1973.

  “Comparison of Pure-Tone and Warble-Tone Thresholds,” American Speech and Hearing Association National Convention, San Francisco, CA, September, 1972.

 

Invited Presentations at Regional Meetings

  “Compression strategies and Multichannel Instruments.”  Inter Mountain Area Speech and Hearing Convention.  Ogden, UT, March 9-12, 2005.

  “Occlusion Effect.”  33rd Annual Tri-State Hearing Convention.   Portland, OR, January 24-27, 2005.

  “Basic Tympanometry,” 1999 Rocky Mountain Hearing Symposium, Estes Part, Colorado, August 20, 1999.

  “Psychoacoustics: Principles to Live By,” 1999 Rocky Mountain Hearing Symposium, Estes Park, Colorado, August 20, 1999.

  “Formulae for Digital Hearing Aid Selection,” 1999 Rocky Mountain Hearing Symposium, Estes Park, Colorado, August 19, 1999.

  “What Are the Latest Developments in Digital Hearing Aids?” 1999 Rocky Mountain Hearing          Symposium, Estes Park, Colorado, August 19, 1999.

  “Digital Hearing Aids: What Does the Future Hold?” Minnesota Academy of Audiology Winter Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 27, 1999.

  “What’s New in Hearing Aids for the Consumer?” SHHH (Self Help for Hard of Hearing Persons), Tempe, Arizona, January 9, 1999.

  “Digital: Real, Vaporware, or Marketing Ploy?”  Florida Hearing Aid Continuing Education, University of South Florida, Sarasota, FL, October 31, 1998.

  “Signal-To-Noise Issues Related to Hearing Aid Fitting.” Texas Hearing Aid Association, Houston, TX, June 6, 1998.

  “Digital Hearing Aids: Real, Vaporware, or Marketing Ploy?” Texas Hearing Aid Association, Houston, TX, June 5, 1998.

  “Digital Hearing Aids: Real, Vaporware or Marketing Ploy?  What I Should Know, But Do I Really Want To?”  1998 6th Annual Mid-America Conference on Hearing, Louisville, Kentucky, May 15, 1998.

  “Ear Impressions – What We Think We Know and What We Don’t Know,” Iowa Hearing Aid Society Spring Conference, West Des Moines, Iowa, April 17, 1998.

  “Consumer Psychology and Hearing Aid Risk Reduction,” Iowa Hearing Aid Society Spring Conference, West Des Moines, Iowa, April 17 and April 18, 1998.

  “Basic Masking: An Explanation and Procedure,” 9th Western Canadian Symposium, Jasper, Alberta Canada, March 28, 1998.

  “Programmable and Digital Hearing Aids,” 9th Western Canadian Symposium, Jasper, Alberta Canada, March 27, 1998.

  “Directional Microphones: Past and Future,” The Ohio Hearing Aid Society Continuing Education Seminar, Akron, Ohio, March 21, 1998.

  “Signal-To-Noise Issues and Hearing Aids,” The Ohio Hearing Aid Society Continuing Education Seminar, Akron, Ohio, March 21, 1998.

  “Fig6,” The Ohio Hearing Aid Society Continuing Education Seminar, Akron, Ohio, March 21, 1998.

  “Hearing Aid Selection,” The Ohio Hearing Aid Society Continuing Education Seminar, Akron, Ohio, March 21, 1998.

  “Hearing Aid Technology,” Kiwanis Club of Carefree, Carefree, Arizona, March 11, 1998.

  “Digital Hearing Aids: Vaporware, or Marketing Ploy?  What I Should Know, But Do I Really         Want To?”  Tri-State Hearing Convention, Inc., Tacoma, Washington, March 5 and March 7, 1998.

  “Recent Hearing Aid Technology - 6 Hours of Information,”  Auditory Resource Association, Charlotte, North Carolina, February 20, 1998.

  “Digital Hearing Aids,” Louisiana State Hearing Aid Society, January 16-18, 1998, Baton Rouge, LA.

  “Philips Digital Open Platform Hearing Aid System,” Arizona State University West Campus,               December 16, 1997.

  “Problem Solving of CIC Hearing Aid Fittings,” The 1997 Mid-America Conference on Hearing, Louisville, KY, May, 1997.

  “Ear Canal Temperature & Humidity: Implications for Hearing Aid Performance and Impression Taking,” Tri-State Hearing Convention, Coeur d’Alene, ID, Feb-March, 1997.

  “Ways of Reducing the Interference of Noise + Reverberation,” Amplification: Back to Basics, Sacramento, CA, October, 1997.

  “Update of True Digital Hearing Aids,” Amplification: Back to Basics, Sacramento, CA, October, 1997.

  “Effects of Noise and Reverberation on Speech Perception,” Amplification: Back to Basics, Sacramento, CA, October, 1997.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aids: What  Future do the Benefits and Results Suggest.”  Tri- State Hearing Convention, Portland, Oregon, February, 1994.

  “Hearing and Hearing Aids for the Elderly,” Mid-America Conference on Hearing, Louisville, Kentucky, May, 1994.

  “The History of Deep Canal Hearing Aids and Their Present Status,” Mid-America Conference on Hearing, Louisville, Kentucky, May, 1994.

  “Real Ear Measurements and Their Relationship to Hearing Aid Fitting,” Mid-America Conference on Hearing, Louisville, KY, May, 1994.

  “The Ear Canal and Its Role in Hearing Aid Selection,” Mid-America Conference on Hearing, Louisville, KY, May, 1994.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aids: What Future do the Benefits and Results Suggest?” Tri-State Hearing Convention, Portland, Oregon, February, 1994.

  “New Technology and Deep Canal Fittings,” 1993 New England Hearing Health Convention, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June, 1993.

  “The Philips XP Peritympanic – The World’s First Custom Deep Canal Hearing Instrument,” The Twenty-Third Annual Mid-South Conference on Communication Disorders, Memphis, Tennessee, March, 1993.

  “Peritympanic (deep fitting canal) Hearing Aid Fittings,” Children’s Hospital and Health Center; Speech, Hearing and Neurosensory Center, San Diego, CA, May, 1992.

  “New Ways to Handle Old Hearing Aid Fitting Problems,” with Metz, Fujikawa, Brooks, and Berkey, Children’s Hospital and Health Center; Speech, Hearing and Neurosensory Center, San Diego, CA, May, 1992.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aids,” 18th Annual Tri-State Hearing Convention, Portland, OR, February, 1990.

  “How to Reach the Non-Owner,” Tri-State Convention of Hearing Aid Specialists, Portland, Or, February, 1987.

  “Earmold Acoustics,” Gatlinburg Conference of the Audiological Resource Association, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January, 1977.

  “Fitting Techniques,” Gatlinburg Conference of the Audiological Resource Association, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January, 1977.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” Gatlinburg Conference of the Audiological Resource Association, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January, 1977.

  “Masking: Much Needed Why, How, and Wherefore on Masking,” Tri-State Convention of Hearing Aid Specialists, Seattle, Washington, February, 1986.

  “Marketing for the Hearing Health Professional,” Tri-State Hearing Aid Conference, Boise, Idaho, February, 1985.

  “Post Fitting Problem Solving,” Hearing Aid Dealer Continuing Education Short Course for Five States, Madison, Wisconsin, September, 1974.

 

State Speech and Hearing Association/Audiology Invited Presentations

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aid Fitting: History and Continuing Issues.”  Winter Audiology & Hearing Aid Conference, Tulsa, OK, January 10, 2003.

  “Marketing Strategies and Programs,” Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association, Portland, OR, February, 1997.

  “Hearing Aid Satisfaction,” 1996 Kentucky Conference on Communication Disorders, Louisville, KY, Feb/March, 1996.

  “The Old and the New: Signal-to-Noise, Deep Canal Hearing Aids, and the Significance of Mid Frequencies,” 1996 Kentucky Conference on Communication Disorders, Louisville, KY, Feb/March, 1996.

  “Hearing Aid Satisfaction,” 1996 Kentucky Conference on Communication Disorders, Louisville, KY, Feb/March, 1996.

  “The Old and the New: Signal-to-Noise, Deep Canal Hearing Aids, and the Significance of Mid Frequencies,” 1996 Kentucky Conference on Communication Disorders, Louisville, KY, Feb/March, 1996.

  “Technological Advances in Hearing Aid Fitting: Part I,” Oregon Speech and Hearing Association 1995 Conference, Bend, OR, October, 1995.

  “Technological Advances in Hearing Aid Fitting: Part II,”  Oregon Speech and Hearing Association 1995 Conference, Bend, OR, October, 1995.

  “Hearing Aid Modifications,” New Jersey-Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, East Brunswick, NJ, May, 1995.

  “The Changing Frontier in Analog Hearing Aids,” New Jersey-Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, East Brunswick, NJ, May, 1995.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aid Fitting Training Program,” Massachusetts Speech-Language Hearing Association, Boxborough, MA, May, 1994.

  “Peritympanic, Deep, and CIC Hearing Aids,” Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Phoenix, Arizona, April, 1994.

  “XP Peritympanic (Deep Canal) Hearing Aid Fittings,” Eight hour Workshop, Utah Speech-Language Hearing Association, Park City, Utah, May, 1993.

  “Peritympanic Hearing Aids: The Wave of the Future?” California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Palm Springs, California, March, 1993.

  “Business Aspects of Hearing Aid Dispensing and Private Audiology Practice,”  West Virginia Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Huntington, WV, April, 1992.

  “Practical Aspects of Hearing Aid Fitting and Patient Care,” West Virginia Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Huntington, WV, April, 1992.

  “Psychographics as Applied to the Hearing Aid Wearer,” Continuing Education Workshop on Beyond the Audiogram: Fitting Strategies for the ‘90s, Fresno, CA., October, 1990.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aids: A Fitting Rationale,” Continuing Education Workshop on Beyond the Audiogram: Fitting Strategies for the ‘90s, Fresno, CA., October, 1990.

  “Hearing and Hearing Aids in the Elderly,” Seminar sponsored by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Health Assessment and Screening, Oak Park, IL, July, 1990.

  “Recent Developments in Hearing Aid Technology,” Indiana Speech, Hearing, Language Association,        Nashville, IN, April, 1990.

  “Hearing Aid Fitting Techniques for the Elderly,” Indiana Speech, Hearing, Language Association, Nashville, IN, April, 1990.

  “Hearing Aid Technology - From Analog to Digital Signal Processing Approaches,” 1989 Convention of the Washington Speech and Hearing Association, Spokane, WA, October, 1989.

  “Update - Behind-The-Ear Hearing Aids,”  Hearing Aids: Today and Tomorrow, Arapahoe Hearing Associates, Inc., Denver, CO, October, 1989.

  “Programmable Hearing Aids,” Pre-Convention Workshop, Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Des Moines, IA, October, 1989.

  “Hearing Aid Technology - From Analog to Digital Signal Processing Approaches,” California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual State Conference, Los Angeles, CA, April, 1989.

  “Digital Hearing Aids for the Practicing Audiologist,” Ohio Speech and Hearing Association 43rd Annual Convention, Dayton, Ohio, March, 1989.

    Experts Panel, 1989 Update: Hearing Instrument Workshop, Tucson Audiology Institute, February, 1989.

  “Digital Hearing Aids,”  New Mexico Speech-Language-Hearing Association Fall Convention, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November, 1988.

  “Marketing of Hearing Aids,” New Mexico Speech-Language-Hearing Association Fall Convention,        Albuquerque, New Mexico, November, 1988.

  “Hearing Aid Technology: From Analog to Digital Signal Processing Approaches,” Keynote speaker at Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Little Rock, Arkansas, October, 1988.

  “Significance of Mid-Frequencies in Hearing Aid Fittings,” Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Des Moines, Iowa, October, 1988.

  “Audiology Clinic Forum,” Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Des Moines, Iowa, October, 1988.

  “De-Murking the Digital Hearing Aid Murk,” Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Des Moines, Iowa, October, 1988.

  “DISC,” Utah area audiologists, Salt Lake, City, UT., March, 1987.

  “Digital Hearing Aids,” Mini Seminar, Kentucky Conference on Communication Disorders, Sponsored by the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Louisville, KY, April, 1986.

  “Status of Technology in Hearing Aid Development,” Fort Hays State University Distinguished Alumni Presentation, Hays, Kansas, October, 1985.

  “Changing Practices in Hearing Aid Dispensing,” Wisconsin Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, April, 1985.

  “Canal Aids: An Update,” Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Phoenix, Arizona, March, 1985.

  “Development of Frequency Dependent AGC Aids and Their Applications,” First Annual Iowa Health Care Seminar sponsored by the Iowa Hearing Aid Society and the Iowa Speech and Hearing Association, Ames, Iowa, July, 1984.

  “Modern Developments in Hearing Instruments,” Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Jackson, Mississippi, April, 1984.

  “Tube Fitting of Hearing Aids,” Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Kansas City, Missouri, March, 1984.

  “Future Trends in Hearing Aids,” Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Kansas City, Missouri, March, 1984.

  “Digital Hearing Aids,” Symposium on New Technology in Hearing Aids sponsored by the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, February, 1984.

  “Marketing Aspects of Amplification,” Short Course at Colorado Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Colorado Springs, Colorado, May, 1983.

  “Hearing Aid Systems Fittings,” New Mexico Speech, Language and Hearing Association of Dispensing Audiologists Hearing Aid Seminar, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May, 1982.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” New Mexico Speech, Language and Hearing Association of Dispensing Audiologists Hearing Aid Seminar, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May, 1982.

  “Hearing Aid Fitting Techniques,” New Mexico Speech, Language and Hearing Association of Dispensing Audiologists Hearing Aid Seminar, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May, 1982.

  “Hearing Aid Business,” New Mexico Speech, Language and Hearing Association of Dispensing Audiologists Hearing Aid Seminar, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May, 1982.

  “Psycho-Acoustical Implications of Extended Frequency Amplification,” Colorado Hearing Seminar, Denver, Colorado, August, 1981.

  “Tube Fitting of Hearing Aids,” Colorado Hearing Seminar, Denver, Colorado, August, 1981.

  “Tube Fittings,” Hearing Aid Center of Kalamazoo Seminar II, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May, 1981.

  “Limiting Systems,” Hearing Aid Center of Kalamazoo Seminar II, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May, 1981.

  “In-The-Ear Fittings,” Hearing Aid Center of Kalamazoo Seminar II, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May, 1981.

  “ANSI Specifications,” Hearing Aid Center of Kalamazoo Seminar II, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May, 1981.

  “Hearing Aid Evaluation and Fitting Techniques,” Tucson Audiology Society Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, December, 1980.

  “Earmold Technology,” Kings Island Symposium on New Technology in Hearing Aids, sponsored by the Speech and Hearing Laboratory, University of Cincinnati, Kings Island, Ohio, August, 1980.

  “Tinnitus,” Hearing Aid Seminar sponsored by Brevard Community College, Titusville, Florida, March, 1980.

  “Earmold Design/Acoustics,” Iowa Speech and Hearing Association, Des Moines, Iowa, October, 1979.

  “How to Read, Understand, and Use Tinnitus Masker Data,” Northwest Hospital Speech and Hearing Seminar on Tinnitus (With Jim Nunley), Seattle, Washington, October, 1979.

  “Developmental Considerations Pertaining to Tinnitus Maskers,” Northwest Hospital Speech and Hearing Seminar on Tinnitus (with Jim Nunley), Seattle, Washington, October, 1979.

  “Tinnitus and its Treatment,” Seminar for Audiologists and Physicians, Fargo, North Dakota, June, 1979.

  “Tube Fitting of Hearing Aids,” Hearing Aid Educational Seminar, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February, 1979.

  “Relationships Between Hearing Aid Dealers and Audiologists,” Statewide Conference for Professionals Working With Deaf Children and Adults, sponsored by the Montana Speech and Hearing Association and the Montana Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Great Falls, Montana, September, 1978.

  “Hearing Aid Fitting and All-In-The-Ear Hearing Aids,” Statewide Conference for Professionals Working With Deaf Children and Adults, sponsored by the Montana Speech and Hearing Association and the Montana Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Great Falls, Montana, September, 1978.

  “Sound-Field Hearing Aid Evaluations,” Third Annual Colorado Hearing Aid Seminar sponsored by the Audiological Services Department of Denver General Hospital, Denver, Colorado, June, 1978.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” Second Hearing Aid Seminar sponsored by Stein Drugs, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June, 1978.

  “Directional Hearing Aids,” Second Hearing Aid Seminar sponsored by Stein Drugs, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June, 1978.

  “Hearing Aids - General Discussion,” Second Hearing Aid Seminar sponsored by Stein Drugs, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June, 1978.

  “The Industry Looks at the Dispensing Audiologist,” Texas Speech and Hearing Association, Kerville, Texas, June, 1978.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” Hearing Aid Technology Seminar sponsored by the Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, Norwood, Ohio, February, 1978.

  “Earmold Acoustics,” Hearing Aid Technology Seminar sponsored by the Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, Norwood, Ohio, February, 1978.

  “Acoustic Efficiency of In-The-Ear Hearing Aids,” West Virginia Hearing Aid Society Technical Seminar for Hearing Aid Specialists and Audiologists, South Charleston, West Virginia, October, 1977.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” Indiana School for the Deaf area Audiologists’ Seminar, Indianapolis, Indiana, October, 1977.

  “What constitutes Satisfactory Use of Amplification,” Wilshire Hearing and Speech Center, Los Angeles, California, August, 1977.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids, Part I and Part II,” Colorado Speech and Hearing Association, Denver, Colorado, July, 1977.

  “Amplification Output Limitation,” Ohio Department of Health, Ashland College, Ashland, Ohio, With William F. Rintelmann, Ph.D., May, 1976.

  “Amplification for Children in the Educational Setting,” Michigan Speech and Hearing Association Fall Conference, Boyne Mountain, Michigan, October, 1975.

  “Hearing Aid Selection Instrumentation,” Seminar on Amplification for the Sensori-Neural Hearing Impaired, Omaha, Nebraska, Co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Professional Hearing, Inc., December, 1974.

   “Amplitude-Output Limiting in Hearing Aids,” Audiologist Seminar on Hearing Aids, Boston, Massachusetts, November, 1974.

  “Recent Developments in the Considerations in Fitting Hearing Aids,” Washington Speech and Hearing Association Short Course on Hearing Aids, Bellevue, Washington, October, 1974.

  “Output Limiting in Hearing Aids - An Audiologic Approach,” Colorado Speech and Hearing Association Hearing Aid Seminar, Denver, Colorado, September, 1974.

  “Auriculostomy - New Techniques,” Wisconsin Medical Association, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Scientific Exhibit (with J.V. Bolger, C. Strzalkowski, and E. O’Gara), March, 1973.

  “CROS and/or Open Canal Fittings,” Audiologist Seminar in Hearing Aids, Boston, Massachusetts, November, 1972.

   Noise and Man Workshop, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Organizer and faculty member, Grant from University of Wisconsin - Ear Claire, Three-week workshop, July, 1972.

   Northwest Wisconsin Hearing Aid Conference, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Organized with Lowell J. Sahlstrom, May 22-25, 1972.

   Slide Presentation on Communication Disorders, Health Careers Expo of Wisconsin, District One Technical Institute, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, April, 1972.

  “Bone-Conduction Audiometry,” North Dakota Speech and Hearing Association, Minot, North Dakota, November, 1967.

  “Program Planning for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Pre-School Child,” Northwestern Wisconsin Education Association Panel,  Eau Claire, Wisconsin, September, 1971.

  “Warble-Tone in Audiometers: A Questionnaire Summary,” Michigan Speech and Hearing Association, Detroit, Michigan, March, 1971.

 

State Hearing Aid Dispenser Association Invited Presentations

  “The Ear Canal: What We Really Don’t Know, But Should.” Louisiana Society of Hearing Aid Specialists.  Baton Rouge, LA, January 28th, 2006.      

  “Hearing in the Elderly.” Louisiana Society of Hearing Aid Specialists.  Baton Rouge, LA, January 28th, 2006.            

  “Masking:  Why, How, Procedures” Louisiana Society of Hearing Aid Specialists.  Baton Rouge, LA, January 28th, 2006.                            

  “Monitored Live Vice and Recorded Speech Audiometry.”  Texas Hearing Aid Association.  San Antonio, TX.  June 25, 2005.

  “Measures of Hearing Aid Outcome.”  Texas Hearing Aid Association.  San Antonio, TX.  June 25, 2005.

  “Verification of Hearing Instrument Fitting Using Functional Gain Measurements Via Calibrated Systems.”  Texas Hearing Aid Association.  San Antonio, TX.  June 25, 2005.

  “Deep Canal Fittings.” Hearing Healthcare Providers of Arizona.”  Tucson, AZ,  June 18, 2005. 

  “Masking: The Lost Art,”  Texas Hearing Aid Association, San Antonio, TX June 5, 2004.

  “Digital: Real, Vaporware, or Marketing Ploy?”  Florida Hearing Aid Continuing Education, University of South Florida, Sarasota, FL, October 31, 1998.

  “Signal-To-Noise Issues Related to Hearing Aid Fitting.” Texas Hearing Aid Association, Houston, TX, June 6, 1998.

  “Digital Hearing Aids: Real, Vaporware, or Marketing Ploy?” Texas Hearing Aid Association, Houston, TX, June 5, 1998.

  “Ear Impressions – What We Think We Know and What We Don’t Know,” Iowa Hearing Aid Society Spring Conference, West Des Moines, Iowa, April 17, 1998.

  “Consumer Psychology and Hearing Aid Risk Reduction,” Iowa Hearing Aid Society Spring   Conference, West Des Moines, Iowa, April 17 and April 18, 1998.

  “Directional Microphones: Past and Future,” The Ohio Hearing Aid Society Continuing Education Seminar, Akron, Ohio, March 21, 1998.

  “Signal-To-Noise Issues and Hearing Aids,” The Ohio Hearing Aid Society Continuing Education Seminar, Akron, Ohio, March 21, 1998.

  “Fig6,” The Ohio Hearing Aid Society Continuing Education Seminar, Akron, Ohio, March 21, 1998.

  “Hearing Aid Selection,” The Ohio Hearing Aid Society Continuing Education Seminar, Akron, Ohio, March 21, 1998.

  “Digital Hearing Aids,” Louisiana State Hearing Aid Society, January 16-18, 1998, Baton Rouge, LA.

  “Update of True Digital Hearing Aids,” Amplification: Back to Basics, Sacramento, CA,          October, 1997.

  “Effects of Noise and Reverberation on Speech Perception,” Amplification: Back to Basics, Sacramento, CA, October, 1997.

  “The Articulation Index,” Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario, Guelph, ON, Canada, April-May, 1997.

  “Articulation Index and its Role in the Hearing Aid Selection,” Hearing HealthCare Providers/California 1996 Annual Conference, Palm Springs, CA, May, 1996.

  “Signal-to-Noise Issues as They Relate to Successful Hearing Aid Use,” Hearing HealthCare Providers/California 1996 Annual Conference, Palm Springs, CA, May, 1996.

  “Mixed Media Ear Impressions,” Nebraska Hearing Aid Association Fall Meeting, Kearney, NE, Sept/Oct, 1995.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aids: Peritympanic and CIC Approaches,” Nebraska Hearing Aid Association Fall Meeting, Kearney, NE, Sept/Oct, 1995.

  “The Articulation Index/Audibility Index and its Role in Hearing Aid Selection,” Indiana Hearing Aid Specialists Association 1995 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, July, 1995.

  “The Significance of Mid-frequencies in Hearing Aid Selection,” Indiana Hearing Aid Specialists Association 1995 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, July, 1995.

  “Basic Marketing for Hearing Aid Dispensing,” Indiana Hearing Aid Specialists Association 1995 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, July, 1995.

  “Ear Impressions––What We Should Know,” Indiana Hearing Aid Specialists Association 1995 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, July, 1995.

  “The Ear Canal and its Role in Hearing Aid Selection,” Indiana Hearing Aid Specialists Association 1995 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, July, 1995.

  “Peritympanic, Deep, and CIC Hearing Aids,” Indiana Hearing Aid Specialists Association 1995 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, July, 1995.

  “Hearing Aid Performance: A Warm-up,” Missouri Hearing Aid Society, Lake of the Ozarks, MO, April, 1995.

  “Signal Processing to Achieve Patient Satisfaction,” Missouri Hearing Aid Society, Lake of the Ozarks, MO, April, 1995.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aids: Peritympanic and CIC Approaches,” Missouri Hearing Aid Society, Lake of the Ozarks, MO, April, 1995.

  “Potpourri: Transcranial Hearing Aids and Signal-to-Noise Ratios,” Missouri Hearing Aid Society, Lake of the Ozarks, MO, April, 1995.

  “How Would You Fit These Hearing Losses?” Missouri Hearing Aid Society, Lake of the Ozarks, MO, April, 1995.

  “Hearing and Hearing Aids for the Elderly,” Texas Hearing Aid Association, San Antonio, TX, June, 1994.

  “Peritympanic, Deep and CIC Hearing Aids,” Texas Hearing Aid Association, San Antonio, TX, June, 1994.

  “Basic Masking: An Explanation and Procedure,” Texas Hearing Aid Association, San Antonio, TX, June, 1994.

  “Hearing in the Elderly,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, July, 1993.

  “Psychographics Applied to the Hearing Impaired,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, July, 1993.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aid Fittings; Why and How To,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, July, 1993.

  “Programmable/Digital Hearing Aids:  What are They and Should I Become Involved,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, July, 1993.

  “Signal Processing in Hearing Aids: A Guide to Understanding and Use,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, July, 1993.

  “The Articulation Index: In-Office Method for Determining Hearing Aid Effectiveness,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, July, 1993.

  “XP Peritympanic (Deep Canal) Hearing Aid Fittings,” Eight hour Workshop, Northern California Hearing Aid Seminar, Sacramento, California, May, 1993.

  “Deep Fitting Canal Hearing Aids: Fitting of the Future,” Arizona Hearing Aid Society Education Seminar, Tucson, AZ, July, 1992.

  “Peritympanic Hearing Aid Fittings: The Wave of the Future?” Semi-Annual Convention of the Florida Hearing Aid Society, Inc., Clearwater Beach, FL, June, 1992.

  “Hearing Aids for the Elderly,” Semi-Annual Convention of the Florida Hearing Aid Society, Inc., Clearwater Beach, FL, June, 1992.

  “Consumer Psychology and Risk Reduction,” Semi-Annual Convention of the Florida Hearing Aid Society, Inc., Clearwater Beach, FL, June, 1992.

  “Systematic Approach to Patients’ Hearing Aid Expectations,” Michigan Hearing Aid Society Annual Convention,  Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, April, 1992.

  “Assistive Listening Devices,” One-day workshop presentation sponsored by the Speech, Hearing, and Neurosensory Center of Children’s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, CA, June 1, 1991.

  “Hearing in the Elderly,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Estes Park, CO, June, 1991.

  “Psychographics Applied to the Hearing Impaired,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Estes Park, CO, June, 1991.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aid Fittings; Why and How To,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Estes Park, CO, June, 1991.

  “Programmable/Digital Hearing Aids.  What are They and Should I Become Involved?,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Estes Park,     CO, June, 1991.

  “Signal Processing in Hearing Aids; A Guide to Understanding and Use,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Estes Park, CO, June, 1991.

  “The Articulation Index; In-Office Method for Determining Hearing Aid Effectiveness,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Annual Continuing Education “Rendezvous in the Rockies, Estes Park, CO, June, 1991.

  “Hearing in the Elderly,” Arkansas Hearing Aid Society 1990 Convention,” Little Rock, AR, July, 1990.

  “Hearing Aid Selection,” Arkansas Hearing Aid Society 1990 Convention,” Little Rock, AR, July, 1990.

  “Psychographics of the Hearing Impaired,” Texas Hearing Aid Association Hearing Aid Expo and Sales Show, San Antonio, TX, June, 1990.

  “Hearing Aid Selection,” Texas Hearing Aid Association Hearing Aid Expo and Sales Show, San Antonio, TX, June, 1990.

  “Hearing Aid Licensing Exam Preparation,” Two-day course held in Phoenix, AZ, - January, 1990.

  “Rationale for Deep Canal Hearing Aid Fittings,” Iowa Hearing Aid Society, Des Moines, IA, April, 1990.

  “Hearing in the Elderly,” Iowa Hearing Aid Society, Des Moines, IA, April, 1990.

  “Technological Innovations in Hearing Aids,” North Dakota Hearing Aid Society, Fargo, ND, March, 1990.

  “Hearing Aid Signal Processing Approaches,” North Dakota Hearing Aid Society, Fargo, ND, March, 1990.

  “Programmable Hearing Aids,” North Dakota Hearing Aid Society, Fargo, ND, March, 1990.

  “Digital Hearing Aids,” North Dakota Hearing Aid Society, Fargo, ND, March, 1990.

  “Programmable Hearing Aids,” Nebraska Hearing Aid Association Meeting, Omaha, NE, March, 1990.

  “Hearing in the Elderly,” Nebraska Hearing Aid Association Meeting, Omaha, NE, March, 1990.

  “Deep Canal Fittings,” Nebraska Hearing Aid Association Meeting, Omaha, NE, March, 1990.

  “Hearing Loss in the Elderly,” Arizona Hearing Aid Society Education Seminar, 1989, Phoenix, AZ, June, 1989.

  “Hearing in the Elderly,” Hearing Aid Association of Kentucky Educational Seminar, Fort Mitchell, KY, June, 1989.

  “Significance of Mid-Frequencies in Hearing Aid Selection,” Kansas Hearing Aid Association, Topeka, KS, April, 1989.

  “Hearing Aid Technology - From Analog to Digital Signal Processing Approaches,” Kansas Hearing Aid Association, Topeka, KS, April, 1989.

  “Hearing in the Elderly,” Kansas Hearing Aid Association, Topeka, KS, April, 1989.

  “Digital Hearing Aids,” Louisiana Society of Hearing Aid Specialists, Baton Rouge, LA, January, 1989.

  “Thoughts on Fitting High Frequency Losses,” Iowa Hearing Aid Society, Des Moines, Iowa, April, 1988.

  “Hearing Aid Signal Processing Approaches,” Iowa Hearing Aid Society, Des Moines, Iowa, April, 1988.

  “DISC - Interpersonal Characteristics of Hearing Aid Users,” Arizona Hearing Aid Society, Phoenix, AZ., February, 1988.

  “High Frequencies and Their Impact on Hearing Aid Use,” Massachusetts Hearing Aid Society, Boston, MA., September, 1987.

  “Significance of Mid Frequencies in Hearing Aid Selection,” Arizona Hearing Aid Society, Tucson, AZ., August, 1987.

  “Hearing Aid Selection,” HearX Educational Program, Miami, FL, August, 1987.

  “Interpersonal Characteristics of Hearing Impaired Persons,” Missouri Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Ozark, MO, April, 1987.

  “Adaptive Filters and Hearing Aids,” Missouri Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Ozark, MO., April, 1987.

  “Let’s Talk High Frequency Losses,” Missouri Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Ozark, MO., April, 1987.

  “Psychology of the Hearing Impaired,” Arizona Hearing Aid Society Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, August, 1986.

  “Interpersonal Characteristics of Hearing Aid Users,” Tennessee Hearing Aid Society Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, May, 1986.

  (Series of Presentations Missing For 1985).

  “The Digital Hearing Aid,” Louisiana Society of Hearing Aid Specialists, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January, 1985.

  “Marketing,” Louisiana Society of Hearing Aid Specialists, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January, 1985.  

  “Tube Fitting of Aids,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July, 1984.

  “Canal Aids,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July, 1984.

  “The Future of Hearing Aids,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July, 1984.

  “Hearing Aids: a Forum,” Colorado Hearing Aid Society Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July, 1984.

  “Masking Principles and Applications,” Hearing Aid Association of California/Annual Convention and Continuing Education Seminar, Huntington, California, June, 1983.

  “Considerations in Operating a Hearing Aid Office,” Hearing Aid Association of California/Annual Convention and Continuing Education Seminar, Huntington, California, June, 1983.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” Kansas Hearing Aid Association Annual Meeting and Continuing Education Program, Topeka, Kansas, April, 1983.

  “Tube Fitting of Hearing Aids,” Kansas Hearing Aid Association Annual Meeting and Continuing Education Program, Topeka, Kansas, April, 1983.

  “Distortion in Hearing Aids,” Kansas Hearing Aid Association Annual Meeting and Continuing Education Program, Topeka, Kansas, April, 1983.

  “What is All This ‘IN-SITU’ Business?”, Kansas Hearing Aid Association Annual Meeting and Continuing Education Program, Topeka, Kansas, April, 1983.

  “Masking and Pure-Tone and Speech Testing,” Continuing Education Seminar for Hearing Aid Dispensers, Santa Rosa, California, October, 1982.    

  “Business Practices in Hearing Aid Dispensing,” Continuing Education Seminar for Hearing Aid Dispensers, Santa Rosa, California, October, 1982.

  “In-The-Ear Hearing Aids,” Tennessee Hearing Aid Society, Memphis, Tennessee, May, 1982.

  “Current Methods in Hearing Aid Fitting Systems,” Independent Hearing Aid Specialists of South Florida, North Miami Beach, Florida, June, 1982.

  “Earmold Acoustics,” New York State Convention of the New York State Hearing Aid Dealers Society, Lake George, New York, July, 1981.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” New York State Convention of the New York State Hearing Aid Dealers Society, Lake George, New York, July, 1981.

  “Binaural Amplification - A Double Take,” Tennessee Hearing Aid Society Meeting, Knoxville,    Tennessee, May, 1981.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” Tennessee Hearing Aid Society Meeting, Knoxville, Tennessee,          May, 1981.

  “Hearing Aid Fitting Procedures,” Iowa Hearing Aid Society Educational Seminar on Hearing Aid Fittings, Des Moines, Iowa, August, 1980.

  “Business Management of a Hearing Aid Office,” Hearing Instruments Institute Continuing Education Course on New Developments in Hearing Aid Technology and Fitting Procedures, Denver, Colorado, July, 1979.

  “Overview of Costs of Hearing Aid Dispensing Operations,”  Hearing Instruments Institute Continuing Education Course on New Developments in Hearing Aid Technology and Fitting Procedures, Denver, Colorado, July, 1979.

  “Wireless CROS,” Hearing Instruments Institute Continuing Education Course on New Developments in Hearing Aid Technology and Fitting Procedures, Denver, Colorado, July, 1979.

  “Hearing Aid Fitting Techniques,” Arizona Hearing Aid Society Continuing Education Seminar, Scottsdale, Arizona, September, 1979.

  “New Developments in Hearing Aids,” Arizona Hearing Aid Society Continuing Education Seminar, Scottsdale, Arizona, September, 1979.

  “Tinnitus - An Overview,” Hearing Instruments Institute Continuing Education Course on New Developments in Hearing Aid Technology and Fitting Procedures, Denver, Colorado, July, 1979.

  “Standards and Reference Levels,” Washington Hearing Aid Society, Yakima, Washington, November, 1978.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” Washington Hearing Aid Society, Yakima, Washington, November, 1978.

  “Rationale for Binaural Fittings,” Associated Hearing Aid Specialists of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, October, 1977.

  “Hearing Aid Fitting and Selection,” Associated Hearing Aid Specialists of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, October, 1977.

  “The New ASA 7-1976 Standards as They Relate to Hearing Aid Dispensing,” New York City     Community College, Division of Continuing Education and Extension Services, Hearing Aid Dispensing Study Group, New York, New York, May, 1977.

  “Masking in Pure-Tone and Speech Audiometry,” Kansas Hearing Aid Association, Topeka, Kansas, April, 1977.

  “Rationale for Binaural Fittings,” Kansas Hearing Aid Association, Topeka, Kansas, April, 1977.

  “Earmold Acoustics,” Kansas Hearing Aid Association, Topeka, Kansas, April, 1977.

  “Advanced Speech Audiometry,” Missouri Association of Licensed Hearing Aid Specialists, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, April, 1977.

  “New Concepts in Hearing Aids,” Missouri Association of Licensed Hearing Aid Specialists, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, April, 1977.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” Missouri Association of Licensed Hearing Aid Specialists, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, April, 1977.

  “Explanation of the New ASA 7-1976 Hearing Aid Standards,” Louisiana Society of Hearing Aid Specialists, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January, 1977.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” Louisiana Society of Hearing Aid Specialists, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January, 1977.

  “Rationale for Binaural Amplification,” Louisiana Society of Hearing Aid Specialists, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January, 1977.

  “Current Status of Hearing Instrument Technology,” Greater Philadelphia Hearing Aid Guild Bicentennial Hearing Aid Symposium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September, 1976.

  “Open Canal Amplification,” South Dakota Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Pierre, South Dakota, April, 1976.

  “Hearing Aid Selection Instrumentation,” South Dakota Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Pierre, South Dakota, April, 1976.

  “Masking in Pure-Tone Audiometry,” South Dakota Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Pierre, South Dakota, April, 1976.

  “Limiting Systems in Hearing Aids,” South Dakota Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Pierre, South Dakota, April, 1976.

  “Earmold Acoustics,” Upper Peninsula Hearing Aid Dealers, Marquette, Michigan, September, 1975.

  “Hearing Aid Selection Instrumentation,” New York State Hearing Society, Niagara Falls, Ontario, July, 1975.

  “The Washington Scene as Seen by the Manufacturer,” Oregon Hearing Aid Society, Eugene, Oregon, June, 1975.

  “Binaural Amplification,” Idaho Hearing Aid Society, Boise, Idaho, March, 1975.

  “Technical Advances in the Hearing Aid Industry,” Idaho Hearing Aid Society, Boise, Idaho, March, 1975.

  “The Future of the Hearing Aid Industry,” Idaho Hearing Aid Society, Boise, Idaho, March, 1975.

  “Masking in Pure-Tone Audiometry,” Alabama Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Birmingham, Alabama, March, 1975.

  “Open Canal Amplification,” Alabama Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Birmingham, Alabama, March, 1975.

  “Amplitude-Output Limiting in Hearing Aids,” Alabama Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Birmingham, Alabama, March, 1975.

  “Master Hearing Aids,” Alabama Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Birmingham, Alabama, March, 1975.

  “Masking in Pure-Tone Audiometry,” Ohio Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Columbus, Ohio, September, 1974.

  “Binaural Amplification,” Hearing Aid Distributors of Washington, Spokane, Washington, June, 1974.

  “Masking in Pure-Tone Audiometry,” Hearing Aid Distributors of Washington, Spokane, Washington, June, 1974.

  “Open Canal Amplification,” Hearing Aid Distributors of Washington, Spokane, Washington, June, 1974.

  “Technical Advances in the Hearing Aid Industry,” Oklahoma Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May, 1974.

  “Practical Audiometry for the Hearing Aid Specialist,” South Dakota Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Aberdeen, South Dakota, April, 1974.

  “Compression Amplification - How and When to Use,” Florida Hearing Aid Society, Port St. Lucie, Florida, November, 1973.

  “Fitting Hearing Aids,” Florida Hearing Aid Society, Port St. Lucie, Florida, November, 1973.

  “Communication Aids for the Handicapped,” Florida Hearing Aid Society, Port St. Lucie, Florida, November, 1973.

  “Understanding and Using Compression Aids,” Pennsylvania Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, May, 1973.

  “CROS and its Variations - Fitting Applications,” Indiana Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Indianapolis, Indiana, April, 1973.

  “Compression Amplification - What and When,” Indiana Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Indianapolis, Indiana, April, 1973.

  “MPIRG - Minnesota Public Interest Research Group,” Indiana Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Indianapolis, Indiana, April, 1973.

  “Basic Audiology Needed for the Fitting of a Hearing Aid,” Kansas Hearing Aid Association, Salina,    Kansas, April, 1973.

  “Compression Amplification,” Colorado Hearing Aid Dealers Association, Denver, Colorado, January, 1973.

  “Monaural vs. Binaural Hearing Aid Recommendations,” North Dakota Hearing Aid Dealer’s Association, Bismarck, North Dakota, May, 1968.

 

“Other” Presentations

  “Update of True Digital Hearing Aids,” Amplification: Back to Basics, Sacramento, CA, October, 1997.

  “Effects of Noise and Reverberation on Speech Perception,” Amplification: Back to Basics, Sacramento, CA, October, 1997.

  “The Articulation Index,” Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario, Guelph, ON, Canada, April-May, 1997.

  “Ways of Reducing the Interference of Noise + Reverberation,” Amplification: Back to Basics, Sacramento, CA, October, 1997.

  “Earmolds and Earmold Acoustics,” The University of Arizona Graduate Students in Audiology, Tucson, AZ, September 23, 1996.

  “Deep Canal and CIC Hearing Aids,” The University of Arizona Graduate Students in Audiology, Tucson, AZ, June, 1995.

  “Masking,” “The Stenger Test,” “The Tone Decay Test,” and “The Acoustic Reflex,” Arizona Audiology Network, Tucson, AZ, June, 1995.

  “Current Applications of CIC and Peritympanic Hearing Aids,” An Educational Program for California Licensed Hearing Aid Specialists, Professional Seminars International Short Course Program, Sacramento, CA, April, 1995.

  “Hearing Aid Seminar for Physicians,” One-day training workshop sponsored by the Association of Hearing Aid Dispensing Otolaryngologists, San Diego, CA, February, 1995.

  “Current Applications of Peritympanic Hearing Aids,” An Educational Program for California Licensed Hearing Aid Specialists, Professional Seminars International Short Course Program, Anaheim, CA, September, 1994.

  “Deep Canal Hearing Aids: From Rationale to Fitting,” Ray Jones Hearing Aids, full day workshop, Fort Worth, TX, September, 1994.

  “The Peritympanic Instrument: Fitting Rationale,” Indian Health Service Annual Audiology Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, April, 1993.

  “Peritympanic Hearing Aids,” Community Hearing Aid Program, Phoenix, AZ, January, 1993.

  “Peritympanic Hearing Instruments,” Community Hearing Aid Program, Phoenix, AZ, January, 1993.

  “Everything You Wanted to Know About Hearing Aids but were Afraid to Ask,” A symposium presented to the hearing impaired public, Sponsored by Greenway Hearing Center, Sun City, AZ, July, 1990.

  “Hearing Aids,” Downtown Phoenix Lions Club, Phoenix, AZ, July, 1986.

  “Current Status of Aids - Hearing,” Scottsdale Sunrise Rotary, Scottsdale, AZ, June, 1986.

  “Meeting as a Management Tool,” Masters in Management Class of the University of Phoenix on Public Speaking or Presentation for Managers, Phoenix, Arizona, June, 1980.

  “Hearing Aids and Further Hearing Loss,” Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Panel on the Review of Ear, Nose, and Throat Devices, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, D.C., December, 1974.  (Testimony relative to the safety of hearing aids).

  “The Hearing Aid in Aural Rehabilitation of Children,” Friends of Hearing Handicapped Children, St. Paul, Minnesota, April, 1974.

  “Auditory Training Systems,” Teachers of the Hearing Impaired in St. Paul, St. Paul, Minnesota, February, 1974.

  “Practical Aspects of Hearing Aids and Care,” Tilden School, Parents of Pre-School Hearing Impaired, St. Paul, Minnesota, December, 1973.

  “Hearing Problems - Types and Characteristics of Hearing Loss,” Minnesota Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June, 1973.

  “The Audiogram - What it Means,” Minnesota Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June, 1973.

  “Hearing Aids - Who Can Use Them, How do They Work,” Minnesota Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses Convention, Minneapolis Minnesota, June, 1973.

  “Hints for Nurses Working With Patients Using Hearing Aids,” Minnesota Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June, 1973.

  “Hearing Impairment in the Elderly,” American Association of Retired Persons, Eau Claire Area Chapter 42, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, June, 1972.

  “Hearing Impairment Difficulties,”  East Grand Forks, Minnesota Rotary Club, May, 1968.

 

Courses/Updates:

  “The Hearing Aid Occlusion Effect: Past and Present.”  SeboTek PAC, Introduction and Theory, Bakewell, Derbyshire, England, September 15, 2004.

  “Directional Microphone Hearing Instruments.” SeboTek PAC, Introduction and Theory, Bakewell, Derbyshire, England, September 15, 2004.

  “The Hearing Aid Occlusion Effect: Past and Present.”  SeboTek PAC, Introduction and Theory, Stirling, Scotland, September 12, 2004.

  “Directional Microphone Hearing Instruments.” SeboTek PAC, Introduction and Theory, Stirling, Scotland, September 12, 2004.

  “The Hearing Aid Occlusion Effect: Past & Present: 3 Perspectives.” With Gustav Mueller and Mead Killion, American Academy of Audiology, Salt Lake City, UT, April, 2004.

:•  “A New Style Hearing Aid: The Post-Auricle Canal (PAC).”  American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ, March 7, 2004.

  “Hearing Aids I.” Two-day course sponsored by the American Conference on Audioprosthology.  Portland, OR, March 13 & 14, 2004.

  “Hearing Aids I.” Two-day course sponsored by the American Conference on Audioprosthology.  Dallas, TX, April 26 & 27, 2003.

  “PAC: Post-Auricular Canal.”  With Jim Nunley.  American Academy of Audiology, San Antonio, TX, April, 2003.

  “Anatomy & Physiology.”  Two-day course sponsored by the American Conference on Audioprosthology.  St. Louis, MO, May 17 & 18, 2003.

  “Hearing Aids I.”  Two-day course sponsored by the American Conference on Audioprosthology.  Sacramento, CA, December 6 & 7, 2003.

  “Marketing and Management.”  Two-day course sponsored by the American Conference on Audioprosthology.  Orlando, FL, May 18 & 19, 2002.

  “Marketing and Management.”  Two-day course sponsored by the American Conference on Audioprosthology.  Dallas, TX, October 19 & 20, 2002.

  "Towards 2000: Hearing Aid Marketing Workshop: Building Professional Marketing Skills."           Conducted with Susan Jelonek, this series of full- to three-day workshops co-sponsored by              Hearing Instruments Magazine and Duracell Inc. was held in Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, New York, Philadelphia, Akron, Chicago, St. Louis, Boston, Orlando, Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Hawaii. 1995, 1996.

  Impression Taking Courses for Deep Canal Hearing Aids, XP Training Workshop.  During 1993 and 1994 and 1995.  Approximately 50 of these full-day workshops were conducted by W.J. Staab throughout the United States, Canada, England, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway.

  CIC Hearing Aids: Issues and Problem Solving Courses.  These courses were scheduled for the following cities in the U.S. during 1996.  These are 4-hour courses.  Los Angeles (2 sessions), San Francisco, Phoenix, Denver, Dallas, Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, New York, Boston,     Chicago, Kansas City, Miami, Orlando, Las Vegas.

  Hearing Aid Dispenser Licensing Review, State of Kentucky, October 16-18, 1992.

  XP Peritympanic Certification Program, eight hour, one-day course. This course was given in the following cities in the U.S. during 1992:  Breckenridge, CO (March); Toronto, ONT (May); Los Angeles, CA (June); Memphis, TN (June); Mahwah, NJ (July); Memphis, TN (July); Boston, MA (Aug); Philadelphia, PA (Aug); Chicago, IL (Aug); San Francisco, CA (Aug); Los Angeles, CA (Aug); Portland, OR (Aug); Dallas, TX (Sept - 2 separate days); Washington, DC (Sept - 2 separate days); New Orleans, LA (Oct); Colorado Springs, CO (Oct); Los Angeles, CA (Oct); Miami, FL (Oct); Tampa, FL (Oct); Atlanta, GA (Oct); San Antonio, TX (Nov - 2 separate days).

  “Hearing Aid Dispenser Licensing Review Course,” Held twice/year - January and June, three-day course, Phoenix, AZ, since 1989.

  “Hearing Measurement I,” Alberta College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Instructor in one-week course, May, 1979.

  “Hearing Instrument Technology,” Alberta College, Edmonton, Alberta, Instructor in one week course, August, 1975.

  “Hearing Aid Audiology I,” Alberta College, Edmonton, Alberta, Instructor in one week course, April, 1975.

  “Hearing Aid Audiology I,” Alberta College, Edmonton, Alberta, Instructor in 3-day course, August, 1974.

  “Introduction to Contemporary Hearing Testing Procedures,” Alberta College, Edmonton, Alberta, Instructor in 3-day course, August, 1974.