Lisa L. Hunter, PhD, FAAA

Scientific Director of Research, Division of Audiology

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4236

Fax 513-636-7316


Clinical Interests

Diagnostic pediatric audiology; otitis media; student precepting

Research Interests

Middle ear physiology; newborn hearing screening; childhood hearing loss diagnosis

Lisa L. Hunter is an associate professor of otolaryngology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. She is the principle investigator of a National Institutes of Health project on newborn hearing screening and diagnosis, and has completed several research grants in otitis media and hearing loss in children. She has authored over 50 publications on otitis media, pediatric audiology and diagnostic audiology, and has given over 100 national and international presentations. She has chaired numerous committees for national professional organizations and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education as well as a past member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Audiology.

MA: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1986.

PhD: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1993.

Certification: Audiology, American Speech-Language Hearing Association, 1986.

Fellow: American Academy of Audiology, 1993.

Licensure: State of Ohio Board of Audiology.
Hunter LL, Feeney MP, Lapsley Miller JA, Jeng PS, Bohning S. Wideband reflectance in newborns: normative regions and relationship to hearing-screening results. Ear Hear. 2010 Oct;31(5):599-610.

Hunter LL, Tubaugh L, Jackson A, Propes S. Wideband middle ear power measurement in infants and children. J Am Acad Audiol. 2008 Apr;19(4):309-24.

Hunter LL, Bagger-Sjoback D, Lundberg M. Wideband reflectance associated with otitis media in infants and children with cleft palate. Int J Audiol. 2008;47 Suppl 1:S57-61.

Hunter LL, Davey CS, Kohtz A, Daly KA. Hearing screening and middle ear measures in American Indian infants and toddlers. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2007 Sep;71(9):1429-38.

Sutinen P, Zou J, Hunter LL, Toppila E, Pyykko I. Vibration-induced hearing loss: mechanical and physiological aspects. Otol Neurotol. 2007 Feb;28(2):171-7.

Daly KA, Pirie PL, Rhodes KL, Hunter LL, Davey CS. Early otitis media among Minnesota American Indians: the Little Ears Study. Am J Public Health. 2007 Feb;97(2):317-22.

Park AH, Hughes CW, Jackson A, Hunter L, McGill L, Simonsen SE, Alder SC, Shu XZ, Prestwich GD. Cross-linked hydrogels for tympanic membrane repair. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Dec;135(6):877-83.

Park AH, Jackson A, Hunter L, McGill L, Simonsen SE, Alder SC, Shu XZ, Prestwich G. Cross-linked hydrogels for middle ear packing. Otol Neurotol. 2006 Dec;27(8):1170-5.