David R. Moore, PhD
Director, Communication Sciences Research Center
David R. Moore, PhD, investigates hearing. Specific interests include listening difficulties in children, auditory temporal processing, and brain mechanisms interfacing hearing with language. The research goal is to develop better predictors of and interventions for hearing problems underlying speech perception and production. Principal research tools are behavior, ear and brain physiology, epidemiology, and genetics.
Matthew M. Smith, MD
Matthew M. Smith, MD, investigates how socioeconomic disparities impact the outcomes of a variety of pediatric disorders, including pediatric tracheostomies, airway reconstruction and thyroid disorders. The goal of his research is to improve the delivery and access to health care for children in order to optimize their outcomes regardless of their insurance status, race or gender.