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YULA C SERPANOS

PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR

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
Audiologic Assessment And Rehabilitation For Slps
Auditory Pathology
Clinical Audiology
Clinical Practice In College Teaching

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

Berg, A.L., & Serpanos, Y.C. (2015). Hearing and aging. In Carozza, L.S. (Eds.). Communication and aging: Creative approaches to improving the quality of life. (pp. 121-156). San Diego, CA: Plural.

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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Serpanos, Y. C. & Senzer, D. (2015), Survey of Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Graduate Program Training in Outer and Middle Ear Screening. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 24, 561-565.

DelGiacco, A., & Serpanos, Y.C. (2015), Education and Knowledge of Noise Exposure, Hearing Loss and Hearing Conservation in College Students. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 42, 88-99.

Serpanos, Y.C., & Senzer, D. (2015), Experiential Instruction in Graduate-Level Preparation of Speech-Language Pathology Students in Outer and Middle Ear Screening. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 24, 81-87.

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.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

Berg, A. & Serpanos, Y.C. (2014, January). Surveillance of Childhood Hearing Impairments. UNICEF Expert Consultation on the Measurement of Child Disability, New York, NY.

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


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Tillery, K.L & Serpanos, Y.C. (2015). Practical Tips Preparing for an AuD/SLP CAA Successful Re-Accreditation Site Visit. In Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD). Newport Beach, CA.

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.

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

President-Elect. New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA), 2015

Clinical Director, Special Olympics Healthy Athletes Hearing Screening, Metro Event, Queens College, May 2014

Treasurer, New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA) Executive Board, 2011-2014

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)