The Polykarp Kusch Lecture Series: Concerns of the Lively Mind 2001
The Bionic Ear: Connecting Technology to Societal Change

The Bionic Ear: Connecting Technology to Societal Change

by Emily Tobey

Professor & Nelle C. Johnston Chair of Communication Disorders in Children
in the School of Human Development at The University of Texas at Dallas

Wednesday, March 28, 2001
Galaxy Room
The University of Texas at Dallas

Dr. Tobey received the B.A. Degree from New Mexico State University, the M.C.D. Degree from the LSU Medical Center and the Ph.D. degree from the City University of New York Graduate Center.

Dr. Tobey’s honors include Summer Distinguished Lecturer-in-Residence at the Department of Communication Sciences, Texas Woman’s University; Distinguished Academy Scientist, Louisiana Academy of Sciences; Fellow of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association and the Acoustical Society of America; a Visiting Scholar Fellowship, Australian Bionic Ear and Hearing Research Institute, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; and Visiting Research Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France.

Dr. Tobey has received external funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and private foundations for the past 25 years. She has served on NIH study sections, presented at the National Consensus Conference on Cochlear Implants, served as a working member on the committee “Research and Research Training Needs of Oral/Auditory Hearing-Impaired Persons” sponsored by the NIH, and served as a NIH-NIDCD Expert Scientific Panel Member for revising the “Speech and Speech Disorders” section of the National Strategic Plan. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles on communication and its disorders.

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