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YULA C SERPANOS

PROFESSOR

COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS

HY WEINBERG CENTER
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Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D., Columbia University (1994)
M.S., Columbia University (1986)
B.A., St. John's University (1984)

Recent Courses

Advanced Audiology
Advanced Research Seminar
Clinical Audiology

Teaching Specializations/Interests

diagnostic audiology; loudness growth assessment/estimation; audiologic screening

Research Interests

behavioral loudness growth assessment and estimation, audiologic screening

Grants/Sponsored Research

Faculty Development Grant, Adelphi University
Title: Speech Recognition, Ease of Listening, and Attentional Effort in Monaural vs. Binaural Cochlear Implant Listeners
Co-Investigator: Yula Serpanos, Ph.D.(with Lynn Spivak, Ph.D., North Shore LIJ Hearing & Speech Center; Patricia Chute, Ed.D., New York Institute of Technology; Francine Conway, Ph.D., Adelphi University)
Funding Period: 2011

Instructional Technology Grant, Adelphi University
Title: Experiential Learning Outcomes of Speech-Language Pathology Majors Using Instructional Technology in Outer and Middle Ear Screening
Principal Investigator: Yula Serpanos, Ph.D
Funding Period: 2011

Faculty Development Award, Adelphi University
Title: Effect of Frequent Ear-Level Music Listening on Contralateral Suppression of Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions (DPOAEs)
Co-Investigator: Yula Serpanos, Ph.D.(Principal Investigator: Janet Schoepflin, Ph.D.)
Funding Period: 2004

Faculty Development Award, Adelphi University
Title: Cross-Modality Matching (CMM) in Hearing Aid Fitting
Principal Investigator: Yula Serpanos, Ph.D
Funding Period: 2002

Faculty Development Award, Adelphi University
Title: Cross-Modality Matching (CMM) to assess loudness growth in children
Principal Investigator: Yula Serpanos, Ph.D
Funding Period: 2001

Faculty Development Award, Adelphi University
Title: ABR as an objective tool for loudness growth assessment.
Principal Investigator: Yula Serpanos, Ph.D
Funding Period: 2000

Deafness Research Foundation Research Grant, Washington,DC
Title: Loudness Estimation using Electrophysiologic Audiometry in the Pediatric Population
Principal Investigator: Yula Serpanos, Ph.D.
Funding Period: 2001-2002

Phonak Pediatric Hearing Aid Research Grant, Switzerland
Title: How does your loudness grow? A comparison of loudness growth functions between children and adults with hearing impairment using cross-modality matching
Principal Investigator: Yula Serpanos, Ph.D.
Funding Period: 2000-2003

Phonak Pediatric Hearing Aid Research Grant, Switzerland
Title: Cross-modality matching as a clinical tool of loudness growth assessment for the pediatric population
Principal Investigator: Yula Serpanos, Ph.D.
Funding Period: 1999

Books

Goldfarb, R., & Serpanos, Y. (2014). Professional Writing in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 2nd ed. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Goldfarb, R., & Serpanos, Y. (2011). Workbook on professional writing in speech-language pathology and audiology. San Diego, Ca: Plural Publishing, Inc.

Goldfarb, R., & Serpanos, Y. (2009). Professional Writing in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Plural Publishing.


Book Chapters

Agelarakis A., Serpanos Y. C., Papadopoulos E., Tsoutsoubei S., & Sgourou M. (2014). Markers of Occupational Stress in Maritime Activities of Ancient Thasos Island: An Exercise in Ethno-Archaeology. In Gillis, A. (Eds.). Corps, travail et statut social: L'apport de la paléoanthropologie funéraire aux sciences historiques Archaiologia. (pp. 153-174). Lille, France: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion.

Serpanos, Y.C., & Berg, A. (2012). Noise exposure and the potential impact on hearing in the pediatric population. In Goldfarb, R. (Eds.). Translational SLP/A: Essays in honor of Dr. Sadanand Singh. (pp. 107-112). San Diego, CA: Plural.

Serpanos, Y.C., & Gravel, J.S (2002). Growth of Loudness Assessment in Children using Cross-Modality Matching (CMM). In Seewald, R (Eds.). A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification. (pp. 75-84). United Kingdom: St. Edmundsbury Press.


Refereed Articles

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Berg, A.L., Prieve, B.A., Serpanos, Y.C., & Wharton, M.A. (2011), Hearing screening in a well-baby nursery: Profile of failed auditory brainstem response/passed otoacoustic emissions. Pediatrics, 127(2), 269-275.

Berg, A., & Serpanos, Y.C. (2011), High frequency hearing sensitivity in adolescent females of lower socioeconomic status over a 24-year period (1985-2008). Journal of Adolescent Health, 48(2), 203-208.

Agelarakis, A., & Serpanos, Y.C. (2010), Auditory exostoses, infracranial skeleto-muscular changes and maritime activities in Classical period Thasos Island. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry, 10(2), 45-57.

Berg, A., Chavez, C. & Serpanos, Y. (2010), Noise levels in a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 37, 70-73.

Serpanos, Y.C., & Jarmel, F. (2007), Quantitative and qualitative follow-up outcomes from a preschool audiologic screening program: Perspectives over a decade. American Journal of Audiology, 16, 4-12.

Serpanos, Y.C., & Gravel, J.S. (2004), Revisiting loudness measures in children using a computer method of cross-modality matching (CMM). Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 15(7), ,486-497.

Serpanos, Y.C. (2004), ABR and DPOAE indices of normal loudness in children and adults. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 15(8), 555-565.

Agelarakis, A., & Serpanos, Y.C. (2002), On the prevalence of external auditory exostoses among the Proto-Neolithic Homo sapiens population from Shanidar Cave, Iraq. Human Evolution, 17(3-4), 247-252.

Serpanos, Y.C., & Gravel, J.S. (2000), Assessing growth of loudness in children by cross-modality matching. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 11(4), 190-202.

Serpanos, Y.C., O'Malley, H., & Gravel, J.S. (1998), Cross-modality matching (CMM) and the loudness function of clicks. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 103(2), 1022-1032.

Serpanos, Y.C., O'Malley, H., & Gravel, J.S. (1997), The relationship between loudness intensity functions and the click-auditory brainstem response wave V latency. Ear & Hearing, 18(5), 409-419.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Serpanos, Y.C., Senzer. D., Hoffman, R., & Langer, R. (2014). The Efficacy of Screening for High Frequency Hearing Loss (HFHL) in Adults and Children. In American Academy of Audiology. Orlando, FL.

Serpanos, Y.C., & Berg, A. (2012). Surveillance of Childhood Hearing Impairments. In of UNICEF Expert Consultation on the Measurement of Child Disability. New York, NY.

Spivak, L, Serpanos, Y.C., & Auerbach, C. (2012). Audiologists in the OR: Efficacy of Intra-operative ABR following Myringotomy and Tubes. In New York Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Saratoga, NY.

Bynum, B. & Serpanos, Y. (2010). ). Auditory function following aerobic exercise and music listening. In American Academy of Audiology. San Diego, CA.

Chavez, C., Berg, A., & Serpanos, Y.C. (2008). Noise levels in a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit. In American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Chicago, IL.

Chavez, C., Berg, A., & Serpanos, Y.C. (2008). Noise levels in a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit. In American Academy of Audiology. Charlotte, NC.

Schoepflin, J.R., & Serpanos, Y.C. (2007). Frequent ear-level music listening: Gender differences in level and hearing. In American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Boston, MA.

Schoepflin, J.R., & Serpanos, Y.C. (2007). Frequent music listeners: Listening levels and hearing. In American Academy of Audiology. Denver, CO.


Honors and Accomplishments

Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, MD, 2012

Distinguished Achievement Award, New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2009

Adelphi Teaching Excellence Award Nominee, 2009

Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, Maryland, 2009

Best of Audiology Literature 2004: Diagnostic Audiology, Stach, B. (2005). The Hearing Journal, v.58(6), p. 44 [cited article by Serpanos, Y. C., & Gravel, J. S. (2004). Revisiting loudness measures in children using a computer method of cross-modality matching (CMM). Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 15(7), 486-497].

Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, Maryland, 2005

Award for Continuing Education (ACE), American State Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, Maryland, 2003

Women’s History Month Honoree, Adelphi Student Government Association, March 2003

Women’s History Month Honoree, Adelphi Student Government Association, March 2002

Best of 2000: Hearing Science, Hood, J. (2001). The Hearing Journal, v.54, p. 80 [cited article by Serpanos, Y. C., & Gravel, J. S. (2000). Assessing growth of loudness in children by cross-modality matching. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 11(4), 190-202]

Best of 2000: Diagnostic Audiology, Stach,B. (2001). The Hearing Journal, v.54, p. 73 [cited article by Serpanos, Y. C., & Gravel, J. S. (2000). Assessing growth of loudness in children by cross-modality matching. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 11(4), 190-202].

Editorial Recognition, Jerger, J. (2000). Editorial: Loudness and smiling caterpillars. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 11(4) [of published article, Serpanos, Y. C., & Gravel, J. S. (2000). Assessing growth of loudness in children by cross-modality matching. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 11(4), 190-202].

Distinguished Alumni Award, Sigma Alpha Eta Speech-Language-Hearing Society, St. John’s University, May 2000

Professional Activities

Treasurer, New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA) Executive Board, 2011-present

Director-Audiology, New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA) Board, 2008-2010

Licenses & Certifications

New York State License: Audiology

New York State License: Hearing Aid Dispensing

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

Clinical Fellow, American Academy of Audiology (FAAA)