Joseph Hall, PhD

JosephHall.jpgProfessor
Chief, Division of Auditory Research
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Education

  • BS, Psychology - College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA 1972
  • MS, Audiology - UNC at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 1980
  • PhD, Exp. Psychology - UNC at Greenboro, Greensboro, NC 1976

Professional Experience

  • Professor and Section Head of Audiology, Division of Otolaryngology, Dept. of Surgery, UNC School of Medicine, 1991-2001.
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Divsion of Otolaryngology/Head and neck Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, Sep.'86-Oct.'88
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Communicative Disorders, Program in Audiology & Hearing Impairment, Sep.'83-Aug.'86
  • Audiologist/Psychoacoustician, Institute of Hearing Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, England, Sep.'80-Aug.'83
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Aging, Duke University, Durham, NC, Oct.'78Jan.'80
  • Professor and Chief, Division of Auditory Research, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 2001-present
  • Professor, Department of Medical Allied Health Professions, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Dept. of Medical Allied Health Professions, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 1991-present.

Research/Interests

  • Clinical psychoacoustics
  • cochlear implantation

Professional Experience

  • Professor and Chief, Division of Auditory Research, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC,   2001-present
  • Professor, Department of Medical Allied Health Professions, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Dept. of Medical Allied Health Professions, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 1991-present.
  • Professor and Section Head of Audiology, Division of Otolaryngology, Dept. of Surgery, UNC School of Medicine, 1991-2001.
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Divsion of Otolaryngology/Head and neck Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, Sep.'86-Oct.'88
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Communicative Disorders, Program in Audiology & Hearing Impairment, Sep.'83-Aug.'86
  • Audiologist/Psychoacoustician, Institute of Hearing Research, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, England, Sep.'80-Aug.'83
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Aging, Duke University, Durham, NC, Oct.'78-Jan.'80

Selected Publications

Chung,B.J., Hall, J.W., Grose, J.H., Buss, E., and Pillsbury, H.C. (2001). Effects of Glycerol in Meniere's Disease: Acoustic Reflex and behavioral measures, International Conference on Acoustics, 17, 69-70.

Grose, J.H., Hall, J.W., and Buss, E. (2001). "Gap duration discrimination in listeners with cochlear hearing loss: Effects of gap and marker duration, frequency separation, and mode of presentation" Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology [in press].

Hall, J.W., Grose, J.H., Buss, E., Dev, M.B. (2001) . "Spondee recognition in a two-talker masker and a speech-shaped noise masker in adults and children." Ear and Hearing (in press).

Buss, E., Hall, J.H., Grose, J.H. and Dev, M.B. (2001). "A comparison of threshold estimation methods in children 6-11 years of age," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 109, 727-731.

Hall, J.W., Grose, J.H., Drake, A.F. and Pillsbury, H.C. (2000). "Developmental consequences of mild hearing loss," Cur. Opin. Otolaryngol. & Head Neck Surg. 8, 431-435.

Grose, J. H., Hall, J.W. III, and Buss, E. "Modulation Gap Dectection: Effects of modulation rate, carrier separation and mode of presentation." Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 106, 946-953, 1999.

Buss, E., Hall, J.W. III, Grose, J.H., and Dev, M.B. "Development of adult-like performance in backward, simultaneous and forward masking." Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research, 42, 844-849, 1999.

Cook, R.D., Ferguson, M.O., Hall, J.W. III, Grose J. H., Pillsbury, H.C. "The effects of amplitude modulation on acoustic reflex decay." Audiology & Neuro-Otology. 4, 104-113, 1999.

Hall, J. W. III, Grose, J.H., Dev, M.B., Drake, A.F., and Pillbury, H.C. "The effect of otitis media with effusion on complex masking tasks in children." Arch. Otolaryngol. 124, 892-896, 1998.

Hall, J.W. III, Grose, J. H. and Dev, M.B. "The effect of interaural time delay on the MLD in children with history of normal hearing or hisory of otitis media with effusion." Ear hear. 19,429-433, 1998.

Buss, E., Hall, J.W. III, Grose, J.H., and Hatch, D. R. "Perceptual consequences of peripheral hearing loss: Do edge effects exists for abrupt cochlear lesions?". Hear. Res. 125, 98-108, 1998.

Grose J.H., and Hall J.W. (1998). Masker fluctuation and the masking-level difference. J. Acoust. Soc. Am.. 103, 2590-2594.

Buss, E., and Hall, J. W. (1998). "The role of auditory filters in comodulation masking release (CMR)," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 103, 3561-3566.

Buss, E., Hall, J. W., and Grose, J. H. (1998). "Change in envelope beats as a possible cue in comodulation masking release (CMR)," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 103, 1592-1597.

Hall, J. W., Grose, J. H., and Hatch, D. R. (1998). "Temporal analysis and stimulus fluctuation in listeners with normal and impaired hearing," J. Speech Hear. Res. 41, 340-354.

Ferguson, M. O., Cook, R. D., Hall, J. W., Grose, J. H., and Pillsbury, H. C. (1998). "Chronic conductive hearing loss in adults: Effects on the ABR and MLD," Arch. Otolaryngol. 124, 678-685

Hall, J., Grose, J., and Hartmann, W. (1998). "The masking-level difference in low-noise noise," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 103, 2590-2594.