Researching affects of hearing loss


We are a consortium of five research teams working to answer varying questions concerning how hearing loss and auditory deprivation affects individuals from infancy through adulthood.

Current Research Projects


Young Children and Families

Active Projects

Related Projects

PIE: Parent-Infant Eye Tracking during Language Learning
PIs: Derek Houston, PhD and Irina Castellanos, PhD

Adult Cochlear Implant Recipients

Adult Cochlear Implant Recipients

Cochlear Implantation during Vestibular Schwannoma Removal or During Labyrinthectomy Surgery for Treatment of Meniere's Disease
PI: Oliver Adunka, MD; co investigators: Michael Harris, MD, W. Jason Riggs, AuD and Laura Stephens, AuD

Development of Evaluation of Speech Processing Strategies for Cochlear Implants
PIs: Frederic Apoux, PhD and Eric Healy, PhD (OSU Speech and Hearing Science)

Effects of Aural Rehabilitation in Adults with Cochlear Implants
PIs: Aaron C. Moberly, MD and Christin Ray, PhD, CCC-SLP (OSU Speech and Hearing Science)

Variability in Speech Recognition for Adults with Cochlear Implants: Bottom-up and Top-down Factors
PI: Aaron C. Moberly, MD; Mentor: Derek Houston, PhD

Other Otologic Research

Other Otologic Research

Auto-Scope: Automated Otoscopy to Diagnose Ear Pathology
PIs: Metin Gurcan, PhD (Biomedical Informatics), Ted Teknos, MD and Aaron C. Moberly, MD

Intra-operative Measures of Auditory Function during Lateral Skull Base Surgery
PI: Oliver Adunka, MD; co-investigators: Michael Harris, MD, W. Jason Riggs, AuD and Laura Stephens, AuD

Our Buckeye Center Team

Our leaders

DrOliverAdunka

Oliver Adunka, MD, FACS

Vice Chair, Clinical Operations

Director, Division of Otology, Neurotology and Cranial Base Surgery
Medical Director of Audiology
Professor-Clinical


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Derek Houston

Derek Houston, PhD

Director, Baby Talk Research Labs

Associate Professor

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Irina Castellanos

Irina Castellanos, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology

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Aaron Moberly

Aaron Moberly, MD

Director, Neurotology Fellowship Program

Assistant Professor, Division of Otology, Neurotology and Cranial Base Surgery

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Presentations

BCHD Grand Opening: New Directions in Early Intervention for Children with Hearing Loss
Feburary 17th, 2017
  • Recommended practices for family-centered early intervention with families who have infants and toddlers who are deaf or hard of hearing
    Dr. Christine Yoshinaga-Itano
    Keynote lecture
  • Parent views on loss to newborn hearing screening follow-up and strategies to engage families in the diagnostic process
    Dr. Lisa Hunter
    Lecture 1
  • Connecting to Communicate: Serving Children with Hearing Loss and Their Families through Telepractice
    Dr. K. Todd Houston
    Lecture 2