Lisa L. Hunter, PhD, FAAA

Scientific Director of Research, Division of Audiology

Academic Affiliations

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4236

Fax 513-636-7316



Diagnostic pediatric audiology; congenital hearing loss; student precepting


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

Lisa L. Hunter is associate professor of otolaryngology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center within the UC Department of Pediatrics. She is collaborating on several grants, including a National Institutes of Health project on newborn hearing screening and diagnosis, and a Centers for Disease Control project on improved newborn hearing screening.

She has authored more than 80 publications on otitis media, pediatric audiology and diagnostic audiology, and has given more than 150 national and international presentations. She has chaired numerous committees for national professional organizations and is chair of the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education.

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.

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Keefe DH, Archer KL, Schmid KK, Fitzpatrick DF, Feeney MP, Hunter LL. Identifying otosclerosis with battery of aural acoustical tests of absorbance, group delay, reflex threshold, and chirp-evoked otoacoustic emissions. J Acoust Soc Am. 2014 135:2277.

Sidell D, Hunter L, Lin L, Arjmand E. Risk factors for hearing loss surrounding pressure equalization tube placement in children. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. 2014.

Moore DR, Hunter LL. Auditory processing disorder (APD) in children: A marker of neurodevelopmental syndrome. Hearing Balance and Communication. 2013;11(3):160-167.

Feeney MP, Hunter LL, Kei J, Lilly DJ, Marolis RH, et. al. Consensus Statement: Eriksholm Workshop on Wideband Absorbance Measures of the Middle Ear. Ear and Hearing. 2013;34(1):78s-79s.

Sanford CA, Hunter LL, Feeney MP, Nakajima HH. Wideband Acoustic Immittance: Tympanometric Measures. Ear and Hearing. 2013;34(7 1):65s-71s.

Hunter LL, Prieve BA, Kei JA, Sanford CA. Pediatric Applications of Wideband Acoustic Immittance Measures. Ear and Hearing. 2013;34(S1):36-42.

Kei J, Sanford CA, Prieve BA, Hunter LL. Wideband acoustic immittance measures: Developmental characteristics (0 -12 months). Ear and Hearing. 2013;34(0 1):9S–16S.

Park AH, Hoyt D, Britt D, Chase S, Tansavatdi K, Hunter L, McGill L, Sheng X, Skardal A, Prestwich GD. Crosslinked Hydrogel and Polyester Resorbable Ventilation Tubes in a Chinchilla Model. Laryngoscope. 2013 Apr;(4):1043-8.

Hunter L, Feeney MP, Lapsley Miller JA, Jeng PS, Bohning S. Wideband reflectance in newborns: Normative regions and relationship to hearing screening results. Ear & Hearing. 2010;31:599-610.

Hunter LL, Bagger-Sjoback, D, Lundberg, M. Wideband reflectance associated with otitis media in infants and children with cleft palate. International Journal of Audiology. 2008;47:57-61.