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Lakshmi Magudilu Srishyla Kumar, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

AHB 3081

(405) 271-4214


  • PhD, Audiology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
  • MSc, Audiology, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysuru, India
  • BSc, Speech and Hearing, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysuru, India


  • CSD 3423: Anatomy & Physiology of Hearing Mechanism
  • CSD 8153: Instrumentation and Electroacoustics
  • CSD 8813: Hearing Science
  • CSD 9213: Advanced Amplification

Research Interests:

  • Amplification outcome measures: Listening effort in persons with normal hearing and hearing impairment
  • Speech perception

Select Publications:

  • Lakshmi, M. S. K., Rout, A., & O’Donoghue, C. R. (2019). A systematic review and meta-analysis of digital noise reduction hearing aids in adults. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 1-10. DOI: 10.1080/17483107.2019.1642394
  • Lakshmi, M. S. K., Rout, A., Morris, A., & Smaldino, J. (2019). Consumer Opinion of Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAPs): A Preliminary Sentiment Analysis. American Journal of Audiology, 28(2S), 450-459.
  • Indira, C. P., Lakshmi, M. S., & Aithal, S. (2016). Auditory temporal processing skills in dancers and non-dancers. Journal of All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, 35, 37-43.
  • Konadath, S., Chatni, S., Lakshmi, M. S., & Saini, J. K. (2015). Prevalence of communication disorders in a group of islands in India. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 5 (2), 79-86.