Dr. Musiek Frank

Dr. Musiek Frank


Communication Sciences; Neuroaudiology Lab; University of Connecticut
79 Dog Lane; Storrs, CT 06268, United States of America

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Education: 1. Edinboro College; B.S.; Biology 2. Kent State University; M.A.; Audiology 3. Case Western Reserve; Ph.D.; Audiology

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Academic and Professional Appointments: 1. 2001-present: Professor of Audiology and Director of Auditory Research Department of Communication Sciences, University of Connecticut 2. 2001-present: Professor of Otolaryngology (Surgery Department) School of Medicine, University of Connecticut 3. 2005-present: Visiting Professor, Neurology, Department of Medicine and Audiology (Department of Surgery), Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 4. 1987-2001: Professor of Otolaryngology and Audiology (Department of Surgery) Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 5. 1987-2001: Professor of Neurology (Department of Medicine) Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 6. 1978-2000: Faculty and Steering Committee, Program in Neuroscience Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 7. 1975-2001: Director of Audiology; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 8. 1982-1987: Associate Professor of Otolaryngology & Audiology (Department of Surgery) and of Neurology (Department of Medicine), Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 9. 1976-1982: Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology & Audiology (Department of Surgery) and of Neurology (Department of Medicine), Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH Adjunct Appointments: 1. 1982-1987: Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology, Dartmouth College 2. 1987-present: Adjunct Professor, Communication Disorders, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA Honors: 1. Honors of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) for Audiology and Auditory Neuroscience, 2010. 2. Best Articles in Hearing Science selected by the Hearing Journal “Is there Auditory Neglect”, 2009. 3. The 2007 James Jerger Career Award for Research in Audiology, April 2007, American Academy of Audiology. 4. Best articles in Audiology for 2007 selected by The Hearing Journal. Musiek, F., Ballingham, T., Liu, B., Paulovicks, J.,Swainson, B., Tyler, K., Vasil, K., Weihing, J. (2007) Auditory hallucinations: An audiological perspective, Hearing Journal, 60, 32-52. 5. Best articles in Audiology for 2007 selected by The Hearing Journal. Shinn, J., and Musiek, F. (2007) The auditory steady state response in individuals with neurological insult of the central auditory nervous system, JAAA, 18:826- 835. 6. Erskine Fellowship, Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand, Spring 2008. 7. Book of the Year Award for Language, Speech and Hearing 2007. Handbook of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder, Volume I: Auditory Neuroscience and Diagnosis by Frank E. Musiek and Gail Chermak and Handbook of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder, Volume II: Comprehensive Intervention by Gail Chermak and Frank E. Musiek. Awarded by The Essential Language, Speech and Hearing Bookshelf (Doody Enterprizes, Inc.), March 2008. 8. Best Special Issue 2004 “Hearing & The Brain,” Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 15:, Feb. Selected by Hearing Journal, 58:33, 2005. 9. Best Articles in Aural Rehabilitation, 2004, Assessment and Remediation of an Auditory Processing Disorder Associated with head Trauma, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 15:117-133, 2005, Selected by Hearing Journal, 58:33, 2005 10. “Friends for Ever” Award, Institute for Auditory Physiology and Pathology, Presented at the VIIIth International Conference for Diagnosis and Treatment of Auditory Disorders, Warsaw, Poland, May 20, 2005. 11. Best Articles of 2003; F. Musiek, (2003). What Can Acoustic Startle Reflex Tell Us? Hearing Journal 56:55. Selected by the Hearing Journal “Best of 2003 Diagnostic Audiology” Hearing Journal, 57:19-21, 2003. 12. Selected for Best of Audiology Literature, (1999) by The Hearing Journal, 53:5 (2000) for: Chermak, G.D., Hall, J.W., Musiek, F.E. Differential Diagnosis and Management of Central Auditory Processing Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. JAAA 1999; 10:289-303 and for Musiek, F.E., Hanlon, D.P. Neuroaudiological Effects in a Case of Fatal Dimethylmercury Poisoning. Ear Hear 1999; 20:271-275. 13. Selected as the 11th Dewar Holmes Lecturer in Communication Disorders, Charleston Speech & Hearing Center, 1996 14. Baylor College of Medicine, James Jerger Lecturer, 1996 15. Edinboro University Outstanding Alumni Award (Natural Sciences), 1995 Professional Affiliations: 1. American Speech, Language and Hearing Association 2. American Academy of Audiology (Founding Member) 3. American Auditory Society 4. American Neurotology Society (1980-2000) 5. Acoustical Society of America 6. Connecticut Speech and Hearing Association 7. Deafness Research Foundation (Centurion Club) (1978-2000) 8. Hitchcock Foundation (1976-present) 9. New Hampshire Society of Otolaryngology and Maxillofacial Surgery (Honorary Member) 10. The Prosper Meniere Society 11. Association for Research in Otolaryngology

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Publications: Journal Articles: (Peer Reviewed Journals) 1. McCullagh, J., Musiek, F.E., and Shinn, J.B. "Auditory Cortical Processing in Noise in Normal-Hearing Young Adults." Audiological Medicine 2012; 10(3): 114-21. 2. Bamiou, D.E., Werring, D., Cox, K., Stevens, J., Musiek, F.E., Brown, M.M., and Luxonm, L.M. (2012). Patient-Reported Auditory Functions After Stroke of the Central Auditory Pathway. Stroke, 43: 1285-1289. 3. Weihing, J., Schochat, E., and Musiek, F. (2012). Ear and Electrode Effects Reduce Within-group Variability in Middle Latency Response Amplitude Measures. International Journal of Audiology, 5(5): 405-412. 4. Bellis, T.J., Chermak, G.D, Weihing, J. and Musiek, F.E. “Efficacy of Auditory Interventions for Central Auditory Processing Disorders: A Response to Fey et al. (2011).” Language Speech and Hearing Services in Schools. 2012; 43(3): 381-386 (letter to the editor) 5. Chermak, G. and Musiek, F. (2011). Neurological Substrate of Central Auditory Processing Deficits in Children. Current Pediatric Reviews, 7: 241- 251 6. Musiek, F., Chermak, G., Weihing, J. Zappulla, M. and Nagle, S. (2011) Diagnostic Accuracy of Established Central Auditory Processing Test Batteries in Patients with Documented Brain Lesions. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 22: 342 – 358 (2011) 7. Musiek, F. & Weihing, J. (2011). Perspective on Dichotic Listening and the Corpus Callosum. Brain and Cognition, 76: 225-232. 8. Musiek, F. & Daniels, S. (2010). Central Auditory Mechanisms Associated with Cochlear Implantation: An Overview of Selected Studies and Comment. Cochlear Implants International, 11, Supplement 1, 15-28. 9. Schochat, E., Musiek, F., Alonso, R. and Ogata, J., (2010). Effect of Auditory Training on the Middle Latency Response in Children with (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder. Braz. J. Med. Biol. Res., 43, 8, 777-785. 10. Weihing, J., Daniels, S., and Musiek, F. (2009) The Effect of Visual and Audiovisual Competition on the Auditory N1-P2 Evolked Potential. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 20: 569-581. 11. McCullagh, J., Weihing, J., & Musiek, F. (2009). Comparisons of P300s from Standard Oddball and Omitted Paradigms: Implications to Exogenous/Endogenous Contributions. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 20(3):187-195. 12. Shinn, J., Chermak, G., & Musiek, F. (2009). GIN (Gaps-In-Noise) Performance in the Pediatric Population. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 20(4): 229-238. 13. Nagle, S. & Musiek, F.E. (2009). Morphological Changes in the Middle Latency Response Using Maximum Length Sequence Stimuli. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 20(8): 492-502. 14. Weihing, J. & Musiek, F. (2008) An Electrophysiological Measure of Binaural Hearing in Noise. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 19: 826-845 15. Shinn, J. & Musiek, F. (2008). The Auditory Steady State Response in Individuals with Neurological Insult of the Central Auditory Nervous System. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 18(10): 826-845. 16. Bamiou, D-E., Sisodiya, S., Musiek, F.E. & Luxon, L. (2007) The role of the interhemispheric pathway in hearing. Brain Research Reviews, Vol. 56(1): 170-182. 17. Bamiou, D-E., Free, S.L., Sisodiya, S., Chong, W.K., Musiek, F.E., Williamson, K.A., van Heyningen, V., Moore, A., Gadian, D., & Luxon, L. (2007) Auditory Interhemispheric Transfer Deficits, Hearing Difficulties, and Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Abnormalities in Children with Congenital Aniridia Due to PAX6 Mutations. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Vol. 161: 463-469. 18. Musiek, F.E., Baran, J.A., Shinn, J.B., Guenette, L., Zaidan, E., & Weihing, J. (2007) Central Deafness: An Audiological Case Study. International Journal of Audiology, Vol. 46: 433-441. 19. Chermak, G.D., Silva, M.E., Nye, J., Hasbrouck, J., & Musiek, F.E. (2007). An Update on Professional Education and Clinical Practices in (Central) Auditory Processing. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 18: 428-439. 20. Bamiou, D.-E., Campbell, N.G., Musiek, F.E., Taylor, R., Chong, W.K., Moore, A., van Heyningen, V., Free, S., Sisodiya, S., & Luxon, L.M. (2007). Auditory and Verbal Working Memory Deficits in a Child with Congential Aniridia Due to a PAX6 Mutation. International Journal of Audiology, 46, Issue 4, 192-202. 21. Weihing, J.A., Musiek, F.M., & J.B. Shinn. (2007). The Effect of Presentation Level on the Gaps-In-Noise (GIN©) Test. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 18(2), 141-150. 22. Bamiou, D.-E., Musiek, F.E., Stow, I., Stevens, J., Cipolotti, L., Brown, M.M., & Luxon, L.M. (2006). Auditory Temporal Processing Deficits in Patients with Insular Stroke, Neurology, 67, 614-619. 23. Baran, J.A., Shinn, J.B., & Musiek, F.E. (2006). New Developments in the Assessment and Management of Auditory Processing Disorders, Audiological Medicine, 4, 35-45. 24. Schochat, E., & Musiek, F.E. (2006). Maturation of Outcomes of Behavioral and Electrophysiologic Tests of Central Auditory Function, Journal of Communication Disorders, 39, 78-92. 25. Musiek, F.E., Bellis, T.J., & Chermak, G.D. (2005). Nonmodularity of the Central Auditory Nervous System: Implications for (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder, American Journal of Audiology, Vol 14: 128-138, December. 26. Musiek, F.E., Froke, R., & Weihing, J. (2005). The Auditory P300 at or Near Threshold. Journal Amer. Acad. Audiology, 16, 698-707. 27. Musiek, F., Shinn, J., Jirsa, R., Bamiou, D., Baran, J., & Zaidan, E. (2005). The GIN (Gaps in Noise) Test Performance in Subjects with and without Confirmed Central Auditory Nervous System Involvement, Ear & Hearing, 26, 608-618. 28. Shinn, J., Baran, J., Moncrieff, D. & Musiek, F. (2005) Differential Attention Effects on Dichotic Listening, Journal Amer. Acad. Audiology,16, 205-218. 29. Scheifele, P.M., Musiek, F.E., Max L., Andrew, S., Cooper R.A., & Darre, M. (2005). Indication of a Lombard vocal response in the St. Lawrence River beluga. Journal Acous Soc. Amer. 117(1):1 - 12. 30. Doyle,K., Bauch, C., Battista, R., Beatty,C., Hughes, G., Mason, J. Maw, J., & Musiek, F. (2004). Intratympanic steroid treatment : A review, Otology and Neurotology, 25, 1034-1039.

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