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Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Faculty and Staff

Suzanne H. Kimball , AuD, CCC-A, F-AAA

Associate Professor


AHB 3083

(405) 271-4214 Ext. 46068

Suzanne-Kimball@ouhsc.edu


Education:

AuD, Audiology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2001


Societies and Organizations:


Member, Alpha Eta Honor Society


Teaching:

Professional Program:
CSD 8133 Audiology I
CSD 8313 Pediatric Audiology
CSD 8420 Clinical Practicum in Audiology
CSD 9293 Genetics in CSD
CSD 8460 Directed Readings (Tinnitus)
CSD 3463 Foundations of Audiology
CSD 4493 Diagnosis and Treatment in Audiology
CSD 4490 Studies in Communication Sciences and Disorders


Clinical/Research Interests:

Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity (Hyperacusis and Misophonia)
Telehealth (teleaudiology)
Service Delivery Models


Funding:

REAM Foundation, Misophonia Research Fund, 2019-2021. Deep Phenotypic Characterization of Misophonia in Children and Adolescents, Collaboration with co-investigators at Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Psychology, $383, 922 (Kimball portion, consultant, 5%)


Select Publications:

  • Kimball S, Hamilton T, Main L and Benear E. 2019. Determining Emotional Tone and Verbal Behavior in Patients with Tinnitus and Hyperacusis: A Mixed Method Study, American Journal of Audiology.

  • Kimball, S, Singh G, John A and Jenstad L, 2018. Implications and Attitudes of Audiologists towards Smartphone Integration in Hearing Healthcare, Hearing Research.

  • Kimball S, Johnson C, Baldwin J, Barton K, Mathews C, and Danhauer J. 2018.  Hearing aids as a treatment for tinnitus patients with mild sensorineural hearing loss, Seminars in Hearing, 39(2), 123-134.

  • Johnson, CE, Barbee, CM, Danhauer, JL, Jilla, AM, Kimball, SH, Seever, KL. 2018. Toward the Future of Early Intervention for Adult Hearing Loss, Seminars in Hearing, 39(2), 221-226.

  • Sharp E and Kimball S. 2018. A Case of Extreme Misophonia and Hyperacusis in Valente and Valente, Audiology Case Studies, Thieme Publishing.

  • Myers J, John A, Kimball S and Fruits T (2016). Prevalence of tinnitus and noise-induced hearing loss in dentists. Noise and Health, 18(85), 283-402.

  • Kimball SK, Urban B, John AB (2013).  Factors affecting patient retention and quality of care.  Audiology Practices, 4(1).

  • Kimball, S. (2010). Concerns regarding direct-to-consumer hearing aid purchasing. The Volta Review, 110(3), 447-457.

  • Kimball S. Hearing Aids. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated July 2013.

  • Kimball S. Speech Audiometry. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated July 2013. 

  • Kimball, S. 2008. Inquiry into online hearing test raises doubt about its validity. The Hearing Journal, 61(3), 38-46.

  • Kimball, S. (2008) Making earmold impressions at home: How well can untrained  consumers do it?  The Hearing Journal, 61(4), 26-30.

  • Kimball, S. and Yopchick, S. (2009) Study compares hearing aids fitted online with clinical findings. The Hearing Journal, 62(3), 44-47.