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Research by Students

2022 Presentations

Berger, E., McInerney, M., Besing, J., & Wambacq, I. (2022, May). Eargo’s Efficacy for Individuals With Perceived Speech-In-Noise Difficulties [Poster presentation]. New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Tarrytown, NY United States.

Chagachbanian, N., & Kern, C., (2022, April 28). Bimodal Distribution of Voice Onset Time in Adult Listeners’ Perception of Child’s Speech [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Cheyne, M., & Hitchcock, E., (2022, April 28). Measuring Simultaneous-Bilingual Adults’ Perception of Voicing Contrasts: Preliminary Findings [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Fitzpatrick, A., Besing, J., McInerney, M., & Koehnke, J. (2022, April). The use of musical stimuli with vocals to obtain speech detection thresholds. [Poster presentation] Early Hearing Detection & Intervention virtual conference.

Gallignano, E., McInerney, M., Koehnke, J., & Besing, J. (2022, April 28). Benefits of Receiving Treatment Closer to Time of Onset in Adults With Hearing Loss [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Genser, N., (2022, May 28). Hearing Health Behaviors: The Effects of Gender and College Status [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Hohmeier, A., Wambacq, I., Mogila, F., & Koehnke, J. (2022, April). The effect of stimulus type on optokinetic results. [Poster presentation] The American Balance Society Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Jensen, N., Wambacq, I., McInerney, M. & Koehnke, J., (2022, April 28). Understanding Effects of Different Cognitive Processes on Speech Perception in Noise [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Klopsis, G., Wambacq, I., Besing, J., & Koehnke, J. (2022, April 28). Affective Reactions to Filtered Music [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Morales, K., Besing, J., Koehnke, J., & McInerney, M. (2022, April 28). Effects of Localization Abilities When Listening to Bone Conduction Headphones [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Pinto, C., (2022, April 28).  Perception of Growl and Distortion Used as Vocal Effects During Performance [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Rosenberg, Y., Wambacq, I., Koehnke, J., & McInerney, M. (2022, April 28). Semantic Processing in Background Music [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Scarano, E., Besing, J., McInerney, M. & Wambacq, I. (2022, April 28). Pure Tone Testing Outside Audiometric Test Booths: Noise Canceling Headphones [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Schechter, M., Wambacq, I., Mogila, F., & Besing, J. (2022, April 28). Effects of Time of Day on Auditory Tasks Requiring Sustained Attention [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Scherrer, B., & De Stephan, R., (2022, April 28).  Promising Treatment Outcomes for Cluttering in a Musical Theater Student [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

Socha, M., McInerney, M., Besing, J., & Wambacq, I., (2022, May). AirPods Pro’s Efficacy for Individuals With Perceived Speech-In-Noise Difficulties [Poster presentation]. New York Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Tarrytown, NY, United States.

Stewart, E., & Hitchcock, E., (2022, April 28). Investigating Voicing Distinctions in Young Adults With Unilateral Hearing Loss [Poster presentation]. New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ, United States.

2021 Presentations

Alvarez, E., Wambacq, I. McInerney, M., Besing, J., and Camacho, A. (2021, April 28-May 1). The Development of the Spanish Version of the ABEL Questionnaire. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Beach, NJ

Atwood, E., Besing, J., McInerney, M., and Wambacq, I. (2021, April 28-May 1) Investigation of Speech in Noise, Acceptable Noise Levels, and Listening Effort in Individuals with Normal Hearing yet Perceived Hearing Difficulty. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Beach, NJ

DiBenedetto, D., McInerney M., Besing, J., Bodkin, K., and Mogila, F. (2021, April 14-16) A Children’s Word Recognition Screening Protocol Based On Auditec PBK-50 Ordered By Difficulty. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Audiology, Denver, CO.

Horowitz, J., McInerney, M., Besing, J., Mogila, F., and Bodkin, K. (2021, April 28-May 1) Developing a Shortened Protocol for the CID W-22 Word List. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Beach, NJ

Katulak, D., Morales, K., Koehnke, J., Besing, J., and Wambacq, I. (2021, April 28-May 1) Effects of Cross-Modality Tasks on Auditory Localization in Young Adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Beach, NJ

Lipovetsky, K., Koehnke, J., Besing, J., and McInerney, M. (2021, April 28-May 1). The Use of Vocal Stimuli for Determining Audiometric Thresholds. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Beach, NJ

Mulcahy, K., Wambacq, I. McInerney, M., and Koehnke, J. (2021, April 28-May 1) Understanding Effects of Cognitive Processes on Speech Perception in Noise. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Beach, NJ

Quevedo, M., Besing, J., McInerney, M., and Wambacq, I (2021, April 28-May 1) Accuracy of Pure Tone Testing Outside an Audiometric Test Booth. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Beach, NJ

Riall, K., McInerney, M., Besing, J., and Koehnke, J. (2021, April 28-May 1) Assessing DM Technology Transparency: Is Transparency Really Transparent? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Beach, NJ

Sharma, A., Wambacq, I. Koehnke, J., and McInerney, M. (2021, April 28-May 1) Processing Time of Sentences in the Presence of Music With and Without Vocals. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Beach, NJ

2020 Presentations

Acosta, D., McInerney, M, Besing, J., Bodkin, K.,& Mogila, F. (2020, April). Bone Conduction Auditory Brainstem Testing: P-3333 Headband versus CoFlex wrap. Poster session presented at the American Academy of Audiology, New Orleans, Louisiana https://www.eventscribe.com/2020/posters/AAA-2020/SplitViewer.asp?PID=NjkwODAxMzQ1NjE

Durand, M., McInerney, M., Besing, J.,& Wambacq, I (2020, April). Validation of Plant’s High Frequency Word List Using Confusion Matrices. Poster session presented at the American Academy of Audiology, New Orleans, Louisiana https://www.eventscribe.com/2020/posters/AAA-2020/SplitViewer.asp?PID=NzA3MjY3NDMwMjU

Handal, K., Koehnke, J., Lalwani, A., McInerney, M., & Besing, J. (2020, April). An Evaluation of How Covering the Pinna Impacts Sound Localization and Speech Intelligibility in Adults. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Branch, New Jersey (Conference canceled) Poster presented via Panopto in Audiology Doctoral Canvas Community.

Monseratte, A., McInerney, M., Besing, J., Bodkin, K., & Mogila, F. (2020, April). Evaluating Different Methods of Obtaining Bone Conduction Audiological Thresholds for Reliability and Comfort. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Branch, New Jersey (Conference canceled) Poster presented via Panopto in Audiology Doctoral Canvas Community.

Nguyen, V., Scheperle, R., McInerney, M., & Wambacq, I. (2019, February). Characterizing Stapedial Reflex Decay in Cochlear Implant Users. Cochlear Implant Mid-Atlantic Symposium on Hearing, College Park, MD

Panek, E., Wambacq, I., Joan Besing, J., & Koehnke, J. (2020, April). Sentence Recognition in the Presence of Music With and Without Lyrics. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Branch, New Jersey (Conference canceled) Poster presented via Panopto in Audiology Doctoral Canvas Community.

Parker, C., Wambacq, I., Hitchcock, E., & Koehnke, J. (2020, April). Phoneme Identifiaction along an /r-w/ continuum. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Branch, New Jersey (Conference canceled) Poster presented via Panopto in Audiology Doctoral Canvas Community.

Piasentini, D., Wambacq, I., Besing, J., & Koehnke, J. (2020, April). Affective Reactions of Valence and Arousal to Environmental Stimuli Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Branch, New Jersey (Conference canceled)

Roach, E., McInerney, M., Scheperle, R., & Besing, J. (2020, April). Evaluating the iPhone as an Appropriate Hearing Assistive Technology in the Classroom. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Branch, New Jersey (Conference canceled) Poster presented via Panopto in Audiology Doctoral Canvas Community.

Smith, K., Besing, J., Koehnke, J., & Wambacq, I. (2020, April). Portable Audio Listening and Effects on Localization Ability. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Branch, New Jersey (Conference canceled) Poster presented via Panopto in Audiology Doctoral Canvas Community.

Stoll, W., Koehnke, J., Wambacq, I., Donoghue, C., & McInerney, M. (2020, April). Lend Me Your Ears: Attitudes, Awareness, and Motivation in Hearing Aid Donation. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Branch, New Jersey (Conference canceled) Poster presented via Panopto in Audiology Doctoral Canvas Community.

Trestman, S., Besing, J., Koehnke, J., & McInerney, M. (2020, April). Comparing filtered sound-effects and pure-tone audiometry in individuals with hearing loss. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Branch, New Jersey (Conference canceled) Poster presented via Panopto in Audiology Doctoral Canvas Community.

2019 Presentations

Barzideh, A., McInerney, M., Besing, J., & Wambacq, I. (2019, May). Phoneme Intelligibility of Young Adult Listeners with a Simulated Minimal Hearing Loss in Reverberant Classroom Conditions, New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

Carroll, M. S., McInerney, M., Scheperle, R., Koehnke, J., & Besing, J. (2019, May).Speech Understanding in Noise Performance in Listeners with Single-sided Deafness Using a Phonak CROS Hearing Aid and a Phonak Roger™ Pen, New Jersey Speech and Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

Coleman, A., Besing, J., Koehnke, J., Scheperle, R. (May, 2019). Interaction of
degraded auditory and visual cues on speech perception. New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

Frisher, C., Koehnke, J., Besing., & McInerney, M. (2019, May). Strategic classroom seating in listeners with single-sided deafness using a Phonak Roger™ Pen. New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

Markowitz, C., Wambacq, I., Besing, J., & Koehnke, J. (2019, May). The effect of speech recorded in noise on word recognition scores in middle-aged adults. New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

Marino, T., Scheperle, R., Koehnke, J., & Besing, J. (2019, March). Assessing subtle
effects of sound overexposure in humans using clinically available tools. Presented at the American Academy of Audiology, Columbus, OH.

McNulty, J., Wambacq, I., Koehnke, J., & Besing, J. (2019, May). The impact of familiar and unfamiliar background music on semantic processing of spoken sentences. New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

Parys, C., Wambacq, I., Scheperle, R., & Besing, J. (2019, May). Effects of semantic primary and Lomburd speech presented in noise on listeners with a simulated high frequency hearing loss. New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

Perl, M. Besing,J, Koehnke, J., & McInerney, M. (2019, May). Evaluating contemporary and existing spondee word lists. New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

Szabo, K, McInerney, M., Besing, J., & Scheperle, R. (2019, April). The Effects of Directional Processing in Personal Sound Amplification Products on Speech Understanding in Noise and Listening Effort, American Academy of Audiology

Tamburri, K., Koehnke, J., Mogila, F., & Wambacq, I. (2019, May). Validation of a Balance Assessment Application for Smartphone Devices, New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

2018 Presentations
2017 Presentations

Bloom, R., Besing, J., Mogila, F., and Wambacq, I., (April, 2017) The Effect of Speech Recorded in Noise on Word Recognition Scores in Noise, Poster presented at the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Cavanaugh, K., Wambacq, I., Besing, J., and Mogila, F. (April, 2017) Auditory Processing Ability in Bilingual Speakers Compared to Monolingual Speakers, Poster presented at the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Lovering, H., Besing, J., Wambacq, I., and McInerney, M. (February, 2017) Effects of Hearing Protective Devices on Speech Perception, Poster presented at the South Carolina Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Mizrahi, T., Spitzer, J., Besing, J., and Wambacq, I. (April, 2017) The Effects of Hearing Loss on Music Perception and Enjoy Mechanism, Poster presented at the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Saposh, M., Mogila, F., Besing, J., and Wambacq, I. (April, 2017) The Effect of Body Position on Otoacoustic Emissions and Wide Band Reflectance, Poster presented at the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Shell, R., Wambacq, I., Besing, J., and Spitzer, J. (April, 2017) Emotional Responses to Noise-vocoded Music in Normal Listeners, Poster presented at the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

2016 Presentations

Belhassen, F., Mogila, F., Besing, J., & Wambacq, I.  (April, 2016).  The effect of task difficulty on  nystagmus during positional testing without fixation.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

Cosgrove, A., Odgear, I., Frederick, M. & Saunders, G. (April, 2016). Cognitive Screening and Hearing Loss. Invited T-35 Research Trainee Poster presented at the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

Crosby, C. & Hitchcock, E.(April, 2016). Assessment and target selection for a moderate to severe phonological disorder. New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Eitel, M., Austin, D., Konrad-Martin, D., Reavis, K., Gordon, J., McDermott, D., Dille, M. & Jun, W. (2016). Diabetic retinopathy and auditory dysfunction in a veteran cohort. (April, 2016).   Invited T-35 Research Trainee Poster presented at the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

Frederick, C., Wambacq, I., Koehnke, J., Louis, K. & Appelbaum, M. (April, 2016). Cognitive processes and speech perception in noise. Poster presented at the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Hausdorff, R., Koehnke, J., Besing, J., & Wambacq, I. (April, 2016). The relationship between temporal processing and speech understanding in noise in middle-aged adults. Poster presented at the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Helthall, A., Koehnke, J., Besing, J., and McInerney, M., (November, 2016) The effect of background noise and spatial separation on gap detection thresholds, Poster presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA

Holden, B., Mogila, F., Besing, J., & Wambacq, I.  (April, 2016).  Comparing interpretations of narrowband chirp and toneburst auditory brainstem responses.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

Litke, J., Mogila, F., Besing, J., & Wambacq, I.  (April, 2016).  Saccadic characteristics in adults using multiple velocities.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the New Jersey Speech-Language Hearing Association, Long Branch, NJ.

Pangilinan, M., Mogila, F., McInerney, M., and Wambacq, I. (November, 2016) Postural Stability in Trained Young Adult Dancers, Poster presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA

Park, E., Spitzer, J.B., Wambacq, I. & Besing, J. (April, 2016). The effect of unfamiliar background music on semantic processing in adults. Presented at the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Ramos-Perez, D., Wambacq, I., Besing, J. & Spitzer, J. (April, 2016). Perceptions of an uncommon foreign accent. Presented at the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

Schreiber, A., Besing, J., McInerney, M. & Mogila, F. (April, 2016). Relationship among tinnitus, OAE amplitude and speech in noise abilities. Presented at the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Long Branch, NJ.

2015 Presentations

Burke, K. & Johnson, V. E. (2015). Combined Approach to Word-Finding Intervention: A Case Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

Frankel, A., Spitzer, J.B., Koehnke, J., Besing, J. & Fitzgerald, M.B.(October, 2015). Perceptual Learning of Distorted Speech when Combining Active Training with Passive Exposures. Poster presentation at ACI conference, Washington D.C., .

Muñoz, A. & Ohlemiller, K. (2015). Effects of kanamycin on permanent and temporary threshold shift. Invited T-35 Research Trainee Poster presented at the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

Spitzer, J.B., Smolar, A., Cellum, I., Haug, C., Lustig, L. & Lalwani, A.K.  (October, 2015). Detailed examination of the handicap of single-sided deafness in adults. Poster presentation at ACI conference, Washington D.C.

2014 8th Annual Student Research Symposium Program

Presenter:  Emily Mucchetti
Advisor:  Dr. Sarita Eisenberg
Title:  The use of developmental sentence scoring with 3-year-olds: A comparison of language samples collected in two contexts.

Presenter:  Kurt Keena
Advisor:  Dr. Elaine Hitchcock
Title:  Identifying covert contrast in the English stops of a Spanish-influenced speaker.

Presenter:  Julie Irwin
Advisor:  Dr. Elaine Hitchcock
Title:  A comparison of generalization using ultrasound and electropalatography for treatment of residual/r/errors.

Presenter:  Michelle Swartz
Advisor:  Dr. Elaine Hitchcock
Title:  Ultrasound or electropalatography: Consideration of behavioral systems that affect a client’s communicative performance.

2013 Presentations
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Cheri Taylor at her poster titled -Decreasing Environmental Noise in DPOAE Screenings Using a Noise Barrier- at the 2013 American Auditory Society meeting.
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Michelle Neidleman at her poster titled -Comparing Working Memory in Babble in Young and Middle Aged Adults- at the 2013 American Auditory Society Meeting.
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Sam Fox at his poster titled -Soundfield Infrared System in a Senior Citizen Center Environment- at the 2013 American Academy of Audiology Meeting