Event Title

Hearing and Healing: Research Panel

Document Type



Zoom - http://bit.ly/research-tues

Start Date

9-2-2021 4:00 PM

End Date

9-2-2021 5:00 PM

Speaker Bio

Joanne Ryu, Graduate Student, Speech-Language Pathology (Advisor: Madhu Sundarrajan, PhD, CCC-SLP)

Joanne Ryu is a 2nd year Speech Language Pathology student pursuing her clinical Master's degree. She has a Master's degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences from San Diego State University during which she assisted Dr. Arthur Boothroyd on a research project on word recovery in noise and phoneme omission among monolingual and bilingual listeners. Graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, she was involved in a research study which investigated whether parents were willing to comply with preventative measures for acute otitis media (https://doi.org/10.1044/2015_LSHSS-14-0048) at the Speech and Hearing Sciences Dept with Dr. Jeffrey Danhauer. As a bilingual speaker of Korean and English, she hopes to serve the multicultural and linguistically diverse population.

Jennifer Hederson-Sabes, AuD: Assistant Professor, Audiology

Dr. Henderson-Sabes' fascination with the auditory system, as well as her interest in changes in the brain with hearing loss and rehabilitation, inspired her to pursue a career in audiology. Dr. Henderson-Sabes' areas of expertise are aural rehabilitation and amplification.

Dr. Henderson-Sabes is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Since 2014 she has been a member of the board of directors for the California Academy of Audiology. She is also a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She has served as a peer reviewer for the International Journal of Audiology, Audiology and Neurotology and the Journal of American Academy of Audiology.

Eric Waldon, PhD, MT-BC: Associate Professor and Program Director for Music Therapy

Dr. Waldon is a Board Certified Music Therapist and is a licensed psychologist in California. His scholarly interests include meta-research in music therapy, music therapy assessment, and evidence-based approaches. He has published articles in Journal of Music Therapy, Music Therapy Perspectives, The Arts in Psychotherapy, and the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy. He serves on the editorial board of Journal of Music Therapy and has been a past reviewer for Music Therapy Perspectives, Frontiers in Medicine (ad-hoc), and the Nordic Journal (ad-hoc). He has authored book chapters in both psychology and music therapy, co-authored a pediatric music therapy training manual, and co-edited a recently published book entitled, Music Therapy Assessment: Theory, Research, and Application.


Feb 9th, 4:00 PM Feb 9th, 5:00 PM

Hearing and Healing: Research Panel

Zoom - http://bit.ly/research-tues