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Presentations 2016:

World Congress of Audiology, Vancouver, Canada, September 2016

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW, Whitehouse A, Oddy W, Jamieson S, Jaques A. The epidemiology of childhood otitis media in Western Australia: prevalence, risk factors and the protective role of breastfeeding.

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW, Bennett RJ, Friedland PL, Atlas MD. Automated audiometry: clinical validation, diagnostic accuracy and remote interpretation. [poster]

Bennett RJ, D, Taljaard D, Dupuis K, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Cochlear implant handling skills: development and validation of the CIMS

Bennett RJ, Laplante-Levesque A, Meyer C, Eikelboom RH. Exploring hearing aid problems: Perspectives of hearing aid owners and clinicians. [poster] Best poster prize

Bennett RJ, Meyer C, Eikelboom RH. Investigating the knowledge, skills and tasks required for hearing aid management. [poster]

Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW, Brennan-Jones CG, Liew A, Mahomed F, Bellekom S. Diagnostic automated audiometry in tele-audiology clinical practice.

Eikelboom RH, Chris Brennan-Jones CG, Swanepoel DW, Yau V, Sommer J, Hunter M, Atlas M, Friedland P. Prevalence and risk factors for hearing impairment, tinnitus and vestibular disorders in Baby Boomers.

Jayakody DMP, Sohrabi HR, Eikelboom RH, Reynolds E, Peter L Friedland PL. Cognitive function in severe and profound hearing loss: does cochlear implantation improve cognitive function? [poster]

Jayakody DMP, Sohrabi HR, Eikelboom RH, Reynolds E, Peter L Friedland PL. Hearing loss and its effects on key cognitive functions in adults. [poster]

Swanepoel D, Wang E, Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Friedland P, Atlas MD. Middle-ear dysfunction in Baby-Boomers: An epidemiological perspective, Busselton Health Study.

Swanepoel DW. Chair – Featured session on diagnostic tele-audiology.

Frontiers in Otorhinolaryngology, Gold Coast, Qld, September 2016

Bennett RJ, Jayakody DMP, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Handling a cochlear implant: measuring patient skills using a new survey .

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW, Bennett RJ, Friedland PL, Atlas MD. Automated Audiometry: Translation to Clinical Practice.

Ebrahimi-Madiseh A, Eikelboom R, Jayakody D, Atlas M. A comparison of the AzBio and CUNY sentence recognition tests: A study on English speaking cochlear implant recipients in Australia.

Ebrahimi Madiseh A, Sucher C, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Management options for conductive and mixed hearing losses: A comparison of BAHA Attract and BAHA connect.

Jayakody DMP, Friedland PL, Martins RN, Sohrabi HR. A novel study on the impact of the hearing loss on cognitive functions: Baseline non‐verbal cognitive assessment results.

HEAL2016, Lake Como, Italy, June 2016

Bellekom S, Liew A, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW, Brennan-Jones CG. Use of automated audiometry in a clinical setting.

Eikelboom RH, Brennan-Jones CG, Swanepoel DW, Yau V, Hunter M, Atlas MD, Friedland P. Prevalence and risk factors for hearing impairment, tinnitus and vestibular disorders in Baby Boomers.

Friedland PL, Goderie T, Eikelboom RH, Santa Maria PL, Upson GS, Chester-Browne R, Atlas IS, Atlas MD. Quality improvement by a multidisciplinary approach to a clinical audit of a cochlear implant programme.

Jayakody D, Eikelboom RH, Sohrabi H, Atlas MD. High frequency thresholds are strongly associated with cognitive decline.

Audiology Australia National Conference 2016, Melbourne, May 2016.

Bennett RJ, Jayakody DMP, Taljaard D, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Evaluating cochlear implant management skills: development and validation of the Cochlear Implant Management Skills (CIMS) survey.

Bennett RJ, Meyer C, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Acquisition of hearing aid handling skills.

Bennett RJ, Laplante-Lévesque A, Eikelboom RH. Problems associated with hearing aid use.

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Bennett RJ, Swanepoel DW. Automated audiometry: clinical validation, diagnostic accuracy and remote interpretation.

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW, Whitehouse A, Jamieson S. The epidemiology of childhood otitis media in Western Australia: prevalence, risk factors and protective role of breastfeeding.

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW, Yau V, Atlas M. Prevalence and risk factors for hearing impairment, tinnitus and vestibular disorders in Baby Boomers.

Ebrahimi Madiseh A, Eikelboom RH, Jayakody DMP, Atlas MD. A comparison of AzBio and CUNY sentence tests on post-lingually deafened cochlear implant recipients in Australia.

Ebrahimi Madiseh A, Eikelboom RH, Jayakody DMP, Atlas MD. An analysis of ceiling effects in the CUNY sentence test (Quiet) in post-lingually deafened cochlear implant recipients.

Ebrahimi Madiseh A, Sucher C, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Management options for conductive and mixed hearing losses: A comparison of BAHA Attract and BAHA connect.

Jayakody DMP, Nel E, Sohrabi H, Reynolds E, Atlas, MD. The impact of bilateral, single sided and asymmetrical hearing loss on cognitive functions of older adults.

Jayakody DMP, Sohrabi H, Reynolds E, Atlas IS, Atlas, MD. The effects of hearing loss on cognitive function of older adults.

Jayakody DMP, Nel E, Sohrabi H, Reynolds E, Atlas, MD. Impact of cochlear implantation on cognitive functions of older adult’.

Jayakody DMP, Nel E, Sohrabi H, Reynolds E, Atlas, MD. Impact of hearing aids on cognitive functions of older adults.

Jayakody DMP, Heywood R, Vankayalapati P, Chong GL, Eikelboom RH, Bellekom S, Martin W Atlas MD. Hearing loss and cognitive decline in Singapore: status quo of an island nation.

CI2016, Toronto, May 2016.

Ebrahimi Madiseh A, Eikelboom RH, Jayakody DMP, Atlas MD. A comparison of AzBio and CUNY sentence tests on post-lingually deafened cochlear implant recipients in Australia. [poster]

Ebrahimi Madiseh A, Eikelboom RH, Jayakody DMP, Atlas MD. An analysis of ceiling effects in the CUNY sentence test (Quiet) in post-lingually deafened cochlear implant recipients. [poster]

Ebrahimi Madiseh A, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Management options for conductive and mixed hearing losses: A comparison of BAHA Attract and BAHA connect. [poster]

Jayakody DMP, et al. The impact of bilateral, single sided and asymmetrical hearing loss on cognitive functions of older adults.

Jayakody DMP, et al. The effects of hearing loss on cognitive function of older adults.

Jayakody DMP, et al. Impact of cochlear implantation on cognitive functions of older adults.

AudiologyNOW (AAA) conference, Phoenix, Arizona, April 2016.

Liew A, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW, Brennan-Jones CG, Bellekom S. Use of automated audiometry in a clinical setting.

Presentations 2015:

11th Asia-Pacific Conference on CI & Related Sciences, Beijing, China, April 2015.

Bester C, Jayakody DMP, Robertson D, Atlas MD, Hammond G. Cochlear implant users show an auditory attentional filter in an acoustic listening task.

Ebrahimi MA, Jayakody DMP, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. A comparison of the Arizona Biomedical Institute (AzBio) and City University of New York (CUNY) sentence recognition tests.

Jayakody DMP, Bennett RJ, Taljaard DS, Atlas MD, Eikelboom RH. Can the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) be used with CI recipients.

Jayakody DMP, Bennett RJ, Taljaard DS, Atlas MD, Eikelboom RH. Evaluating cochlear implant management skills: development and validation of the Cochlear Implant Management Skills (CIMS) survey.

Murdoch University Students in Research Presentations, June 2015.

Nel E, Jayakody, DMP, Eikelboom RH. Effects of Cochlear Implantation on Cognitive Functions of Postlingually Hearing Impaired Adults.

The Australian Society of Medical Research Conference, Perth, June 2015.

Bester C, Jayakody DMP, Robertson D, Atlas MD, Hammond G. Cochlear implant users show an auditory attentional filter in an acoustic listening task

A Life Worth Hearing – 5th Annual Symposium on hearing research. Perth, September 2015.

Bennett RJ, Meyer C, Eikelboom RH. Does clinician continuity influence hearing aid outcomes?

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW, Whitehouse A, Jamieson S, White J, Hegarty M, Park J, Jacques A. Risk factors for otitis media in the Raine Study.

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW, Mahomed F. Automated audiometry: Enhancing clinical practice, improving access to services.

Ebrahimi Madiseh A, Eikelboom RH, Jayakody DMP, Atlas MD. Speech Perception and ceiling effects: A comparison of CUNY and AzBio sentence test.

Eikelboom RH, Brennan-Jones CG, Taljaard D, Atlas MD, Bucks R, Olaithe M, Dunlop P. Cognitive function and hearing: a meta‐analysis and a population study.

Kok DD, Nel E, Jayakody DMP, Eikelboom RH. Effects of Hearing Loss Treatment on Cognitive Function.

Swanepoel DW. mHealth solution for community hearing health.

Wang E, Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel DW. Busselton Health Study – epidemiologic findings from tympanometry data.

Students in Health and Medical Research Conference, The University of Western Australia, 20 August 2015.

Kok D, Jayakody, DMP, Eikelboom RH. Hearing Aids as a means of improving on Cognitive Functions of Postlingually Hearing Impaired Adults’.

Nel E, Jayakody DMP, Eikelboom RH. Impact of Cochlear Implantation on Cognitive Functions of Postlingually Hearing Impaired Adults’.

Presentations 2014:

Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting (ASOHNS), Brisbane, 29 March – 1 April 2014

Atlas M, Taljaard D, Brennan-Jones C, Bucks R, Eikelboom R. A systematic review of the impact of hearing loss on risk of cognitive impairment. A systematic review of the impact of hearing loss on risk of cognitive impairment. [poster]

Casserly P, Friedland P, Atlas M. Subtotal petrosectomy with blind sac closure in combination with cochlear implantation.

Casserly P, Boeddinghaus R, Friedland P, Atlas M. Vascular malformations of the internal auditory mus: a case series and review of the literature.

Casserly P, Wong G, Friedland P, Atlas M. An unusual cause of a destructive skull base lesion; important differential diagnoses.

Hinton-Bayre A, Friedland P. Let’s get dizzy: a statistical method to evaluate individual changes in vertigo patient reported outcome measures.

Hinton-Bayre A, Park J, Hee G. MR ED had a hoarse voice: a case of isolated laryngeal amyloidosis.

Park J, Friedland P. Osteonecrosis of the external auditory canal associated with bisphosphonate therapy: an increasing trend? Case series and literature review.

Sharpe K, Friedland P. Mal De Barquermer syndrome - a unusual cure for an unusual condition.

Sharpe K, Friedland P, Imani P. A rare entity described: the primary sinonasal ameloblastoma – A case report and review of the literature.

Sharpe K, Wun L, Ling S, Friedland P, Hee G. Laryngeal adenoid cystic carcinoma – A sinister case of progressive dysphagia.

Yau V, Friedland P, Hunter M, Eikelboom H. Vertigo and women - A significantly higher prevalence in a cohort of over 2000 Baby Boomers.

8th International TRI Tinnitus Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 10-13 March 2014.

Carmody N, Eikelboom RH. Are people with tinnitus satisfied with their interaction with the healthcare system?

32nd World Congress of Audiology, Brisbane, 3-7 May 2014.

Bennett R, Taljaard D, Eikelboom RH. Validation and modification of the PHAST-R. Sensitivity and specificity of self-reported hearing difficulty in adults over 60 years of age.

Bennett R, Taljaard D, Eikelboom RH. Development of a self-administered hearing aid management survey: the PHAST-self.

Brennan-Jones CG, Whitehouse AJO, Hegarty M, Park J, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, White J, Jamieson SE. Prevalence and risk factors of recurrent otitis media and its effects on later language development: results from the Raine Cohort.

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, Friedland P, Atlas MD. Clinical validation and diagnostic test accuracy of the KUDUwave automated audiometer in hearing-impaired adults.

Brennan-Jones CG, White J, Rush R, Law J. Auditory-verbal therapy for promoting spoken language development in children with permanent hearing impairments: a Cochrane systematic review. [poster]

Brennan-Jones CG, Taljaard D, Safstrom S, Bennett R, Eikelboom RH. Sensitivity and specificity of self-reported hearing difficulty in adults over 60 years of age. [poster]

Eikelboom RH, Jayakody D, Swanepoel D, Atlas MD. Remote mapping for cochlear implant recipients - Development and validation of a remote cochlear implant telehealth service: objective and subjective outcomes.

Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D. Capacity of the audiology workforce to provide telehealth services: results of an international survey.

Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, Friedland PL, Taljaard D, Hunter M, Atlas MD. Prevalence and configuration of hearing loss in Baby Boomers.

Stroebel D, Swanepoel DW. Are perceptions and needs different for parents of children with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder?

Swanepoel D, Myburgh H, Howe D, Mahomed F, Eikelboom RH. School-based hearing screening: automated mobile phone audiometer with integrated noise monitoring.

Swanepoel DW. mHealth for Audiology – Improving access in developing countries, in Special Symposium - Strategic and sustainable solutions for improving hearing health care globally. [Invited Special Symposium]

Taljaard D, Brennan-Jones CG, Bucks R, Olaithe M, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Does hearing intervention improve domains of cognitive function? A systematic review.

Taljaard D. A critical enquiry into the knowledge, skills and attitudes of professionals dealing with tinnitus related distress.

Van der Merwe K, Taljaard D, Petersen L. The evaluation of a 2000Hz Auditory Steady State Response Newborn Hearing Screening Protocol.

International music and cochlear implant symposium, Sydney, Australia, May 2014

Jayakody DMP. Pitch perception in pre-and postlingually deafened cochlear implant recipients. International music and cochlear implant symposium, Sydney, Australia, May 2014. Invited Speaker Presentation.

The 13th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Technologies, Munich, Germany, June 2014.

Jayakody DMP, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, Atlas M. Remote mapping for cochlear implant recipients - Development and validation of a remote cochlear implant telehealth service: objective and subjective outcomes. [poster]

Jayakody DMP, Looi V, Lin E, O’Beirne G. Identifying prosody expressed in New Zealand English- A study on cochlear implant and hearing aid users.

Jayakody DMP, Looi V, Lin E, O’Beirne G. A qualitative assessment of pitch-perception skills of cochlear implant and hearing aid users.

Jayakody DMP, Eikelboom RH, Taaljard D, Atlas M. Quality-of-Life Outcomes (QOL) with the cochlear implant portfolio.

Jayakody DMP, Bester C, Robertson D, Atlas M, Hammond G. Cochlear implant users show an auditory attentional filter in an acoustic listening task. [Poster]

Frontiers 2014 – 9th Biennial Conference, Sydney, 30 July – 1 August 2014. [poster]

Brennan-Jones CG, Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, Friedland P, Atlas MD. Clinical validation and diagnostic test accuracy of the KUDUwave automated audiometer in hearing-impaired adults.

Brennan-Jones CG, Taljaard D, Safstrom S, Bennett R, Eikelboom RH. Sensitivity and specificity of self-reported hearing difficulty in adults over 60 years of age. [poster]

Eikelboom RH, Jayakody D, Swanepoel D, Atlas MD. Remote mapping for cochlear implant recipients - Development and validation of a remote cochlear implant telehealth service: objective and subjective outcomes. [poster]

Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, Friedland PL, Hunter M, Atlas MD. Prevalence and configuration of hearing loss in Baby Boomers. [poster]

Taljaard D, Brennan-Jones CG, Bucks R, Olaithe M, Eikelboom RH, Atlas MD. Does hearing intervention improve domains of cognitive function? A systematic review. [poster]

Yau V, Friedland P, Hunter M, Eikelboom RH. Vertigo and women - A significantly higher prevalence in a cohort of over 2000 Baby Boomers. [poster]

Success and Failures in Telehealth 2014/5th Annual meeting of the Australasian Telehealth Society, Adelaide, 17-18 November 1014.

Eikelboom RH, Swanepoel D, Myburgh H, Howe D, Mahomed F. hearScreen – a Smartphone hearing screening app with integrated quality control and data management. Best paper prize.

Eikelboom RH. A global perspective on telehealth and mHealth methods in hearing impairment. Audiology Department, Flinders University, 19 November 2014.