Abbas, Paul, Professor
Alipour, Fariborz Adjunct Professor
Bentler, Ruth Professor and Department Chair
Brown, Carolyn J. Professor
Bryant, Karen Clinical Assistant Professor
Cilek, Toni Clinical Associate Professor
Delsandro, Elizabeth Clinical Assistant Professor
Duff, Melissa Assistant Professor
Fennell, Ann Clinical Associate Professor
Finnegan, Eileen Associate Professor
Fleckenstein, Stephanie Clinical Assistant Professor
Gfeller, Kate Professor
Goodman, Shawn Assistant Professor
Gordon, Jean K. Associate Professor
Holte, Lenore Clinical Professor
Hurtig, Richard Professor
Karnell, Michael Associate Professor
Kelsay, Danielle Clinical Associate Professor
Kirk, Karen Professor
Klemuk, Sarah Adjunct Assistant Professor
Lemke, Alison Clinical Care Coordinator
Louko, Linda Clinic Director
McGregor, Karla Professor
Moon, Jerald Professor
Niebuhr, Diane Clinical Associate Professor
Scheer-Cohen, Alison Visiting Instructor
Titze, Ingo Professor
Tomblin, J. Bruce Professor
Turner, Christopher Professor
Tyler, Richard Professor
Van Horne, Amanda Associate Professor
Wallace, Anne Clinical Associate Professor
Wu, Yu-Hsiang Assistant Professor
Zebrowski, Patricia Professor
Zubow, Lauren Clinical Supervisor
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Arenas, Rick Research Assistant
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O'Brien, Marlea Program Associate
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113 Speech & Hearing Center
Karen Bryant is a clinical instructor/supervisor at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics with specialty training in neurogenic speech/language and swallowing disorders.
She has taught Motor Speech Disorders, Neurogenic Language Disorders, and is a frequent guest lecturer in many of the speech pathology courses at U of I. She also co-teaches the Structural Disorders Course.
120-F Speech & Hearing Center
319 / 335-8701
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Speech perception and spoken language processing in listeners with cochlear implants or hearing aids; development of theoretically-motivated tests of spoken word recognition
Krull, V., Choi, S., *Kirk, K.I., Prusick, L., & French, B. (2010). Lexical effects on spoken word recognition by children with normal hearing. Ear and Hearing , 31 , 102-144.
Niparko, J.K. (Ed), *Kirk, K. I., Robbins, A. M., Mellon, N. K., Tucci, D. L., Wilson, B. S. (Co-Eds.) (2009). Cochlear Implants: Principles and Practices, Second Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
*Kirk, K. I., & Choi, S. (2009). Clinical investigations of cochlear implant performance. In J. K. Niparko (Ed.), Cochlear Implants: Principles and Practice , Second Edition, (pp. 191-222). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
*Kirk, K.I., French, B., Choi, S. (2009). Assessing spoken word recognition in children with cochlear implants. In L. S. Eisenberg (Ed.), Clinical Management of Children with Cochlear Implants, (pp. 215-250). San Diego: Plural Publishers
Hay-McCutcheon, M.J., **Kirk, K.I., Henning, S.C., Gao, S., & Qi, R. (2008). Using early language outcomes to predict later language ability in children with cochlear implants. Audiology & Neurotology , 13 , 370-378.
Kirk, K.I., Hay-McCutcheon, M.J., Holt, R.A., Gao, S., Qi, R., & Gerlain, B.L. (2007).
Audiovisual spoken word recognition by children with cochlear implants. Audiological Medicine , 5 , 250-261.
Holt, R. F., *Kirk, K. I., Eisenberg, L. S., Martinez, A. S., & Campbell, W (2005). Spoken language development in children with residual hearing using cochlear implants and hearing aids in opposite ears. Ear and Hearing, 26, 82S-91S.
Holt, R., & *Kirk, K. I. (2005). Speech and language development in cognitively delayed children with cochlear implants. Ear and Hearing , 26, 132-148.
Cleary, M., Pisoni, D. B., & **Kirk, K. I. (2005). Influence of voice similarity on talker discrimination in children with normal hearing and children with cochlear implants. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research , 48, 204-223.
Kaiser, A. R., ***Kirk, K. I., Lachs, L. & Pisoni, D. B. (2003). Talker and lexical effects on audiovisual word recognition by adults with cochlear implants. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research , 46: 390-404.
Cleary, M., Pisoni, D. B. & **Kirk, K. I. (2002). Working memory spans as predictors of word recognition and receptive vocabulary in children with cochlear implants. Volta Review , 102 (monograph), 259-280.
*Kirk, K. I., Eisenberg, L. S., Martinez, A. S. & Hay-McCutcheon, M. (1999). Lexical Neighborhood Test: Test-retest reliability and interlist equivalency. The Journal of the American Academy of Audiology , 10 , 113-123.
Sommers, M. S., ***Kirk, K. I. & Pisoni, D. B. (1997). Some considerations in evaluating spoken word recognition by normal-hearing, noise-masked normal-hearing and cochlear implant listeners. I: The effects of response format. Ear and Hearing , 18 , 89-99.
*Kirk, K. I., Pisoni, D. B. & Miyamoto, R. C. (1997). Effects of stimulus variability on speech perception in listeners with hearing impairment. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research , 40 , 1395-1405.
*Kirk, K. I., Pisoni, D. B. & Osberger, M. J. (1995). Lexical effects on spoken word recognition by pediatric cochlear implant users. Ear and Hearing , 16 , 470-481.