Curriculum Vitae

Lindsay Prusick, AuD

Education

Doctorate of Audiology

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Graduated 2010

 

Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Speech Pathology & Audiology

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Graduated 2006

Memberships

Certificate of Clinical Competence- Audiology (CCC-A)/American Speech Language Hearing Association

2010- present

 

American Academy of Audiology

2010- present

 

Iowa State License- Audiology

2010- present

Industry Experience

Education and Training Audiologist

Starkey Hearing Technologies, Eden Prairie, MN

May 2012- present

 

  • Creating educational and training materials in the form of presentations, hands-on workbooks, blog posts, resource and reference guides for internal and external use
  • Presenting to large groups of professionals at universities, conferences, in medical settings, and for customer training classes
  • Developing recommended protocols for new products and technology in collaboration with clinical product research and product management teams
  • Training customers, prospective customers and employees on new products, technology and software
  • Collaborating with instructional designers to produce effective and visually supportive training materials
  • Appointed content developer and presenter on the topics of tinnitus and hearing conservation

Research Experience

Research Consultant

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

April 2012- December 2013

 

  • Advisor for research activities, training, presentations, and manuscript preparations for an NIDCD translational research grant (R01 DC008875-01)

 

Research Associate

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

June 2010- April 2012

 

  • Advise clinical research scientists on audiologic procedures in study protocols
  • Development, maintenance and review of study protocols and procedures
  • Test site set-up and training of research staff
  • Staff support including regular communication with test sites, assistance with institutional review board applications/continuing reviews and technical support
  • Development of all technical and protocol related training and reference materials
  • Participant recruitment, scheduling and testing
  • Provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling to assure clinical study outcomes are achieved
  • Maintaining compliance with the institutional review board at the University of Iowa
  • Management, organization and verification of collected test data
  • Assistance in data analysis
  • Frequent communication with principal investigator, co-principal investigators and contracted affiliates
  • Assistance in writing manuscripts, preparing for presentations at professional conferences and writing annual project progress reports
  • Presenting at professional conferences

 

Research Assistant

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

June 2009- May 2010

 

  • Pediatric research audiologist responsible for collecting impedance measures, otoacoustic emissions (OAEs) and behavioral audiometry from children between the ages of 6 to 18 months of age

 

Graduate Research Assistant

Department of Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

August 2006- May 2009

 

  • Assisted in the development of a new spoken word recognition test for adults and children
  • Audio-visual editing of 8,000 high-definition movie files using Final Cut Pro
  • Subject recruitment, scheduling, and testing
  • Data management, including database verification and entry
  • Technical writing for publications, conference posters and presentations
  • Poster presentation at the 12th International Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children, Seattle, WA

Clinical Experience

Audiologist I

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

June 2010- April 2012

 

  • Comprehensive audiometric assessments and services provided to adult and pediatric populations

 

Audiology Extern

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

June 2009- May 2010

 

  • Comprehensive audiometric assessments and services provided to adult and pediatric populations; including conventional behavioral audiometry, visual reinforcement audiometry, conditioned play audiometry, impedance measures, otoacoustic emissions measures, auditory brainstem response measures and vestibular assessment
  • Hearing aid instrument evaluation, fitting and verification with adult and pediatric populations; cochlear implant candidacy evaluations, programming and telemetry measures for adult and pediatric populations

 

Graduate Clinician Experience

 

  • Indiana School for the Deaf, Indianapolis, IN
  • Innovative Therapy Center & Balance Institute, Indianapolis, IN
  • Purdue University Audiology Clinic, West Lafayette, IN

Speaking Engagements

Use it or Lose it: The Importance of Hearing Protection for the New Consumer

Prusick, L.M.

Hearing Innovation Expo, Las Vegas, NV, January 2014

 

Clinical Solutions for Tinnitus Management

Prusick, L.M

Audiology Consultants Continuing Education Series, Davenport, IA, October 2013

 

Treating Tinnitus The Personalized Way

Prusick, L.M

First Latin American Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Seminar, Bogota, Colombia, June 2013

 

Multimodal Lexical Sentence Test for Adults: Performance of Listeners with Hearing Loss

Kirk, K. I., Prusick, L.M., Silberer, A.B. & Giuliani, N.P.

American Auditory Society Annual Meeting 2012, Scottsdale, AZ, March 2012

 

UI S.A.F.E: Promoting Hearing Health Hear in Iowa

2011 Iowa Speech Hearing Association Convention, Des Moines, IA, October 2011

 

The Multimodal Lexical Sentence Test for Adults: Performance of Listeners with Hearing Loss

Kirk, K. I., Prusick, L.M., Silberer, A.B., Eisenberg, L.S., Young, N.M, French, B.F., Giuliani, N.P., Martinez, A.S, Ganguly, D.H., Gotch, C.M., Weber L., & Stentz, S.

Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, Asilomar, CA, July 2011

 

The Multimodal Lexical Sentence Test for Children: Performance of Children with Normal Hearing

Kirk, K. I., Prusick, L.M., Silberer, A.B., Eisenberg, L.S., Young, N.M, French, B.F., Giuliani, N.P., Martinez, A.S, Ganguly, D.H., Gotch, C.M., Weber L., & Stentz, S.

13th International Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children, Chicago, IL, July 2011

 

Developing a new sentence test for children: lexical effects

Kirk, K. I., Krull, V., Prusick, L.M., & Choi, S

12th International Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children, Seattle, WA, June 2009

 

Development of the Multimodal Lexical Sentence Test for Children (MLST-C)

Kirk, K.I., Eisenberg, L.S., French, B.F, Prusick, L., Martinez, A.S., & Gotch, C.M.

13th International Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children, Chicago, IL, July 2011

Publications, Articles, Blog Posts

Prusick, L.M. (2014, June 3). Tips for Effectively Communicating With a Hearing Aid Wearer

 

Prusick, L.M. (2014, March 25). Rock and Roll Through the Ages with Hearing Protection

 

Prusick, L.M. (2013, October 8). What’s the Buzz? Finding a Solution for Tinnitus

 

Prusick, L.M. (2013, February 28). 6 Tips for Helping Patients Who Have Tinnitus

 

Prusick, L.M. (2013). SoundPoint Tinnitus: Personalized Navigation to Tinnitus Relief (pages 42-44 PDF). Innovations 4: 42-4 (full).

 

Prusick, L.M. (2013). Specialty Products: An Untapped Resource (pages 13-17 PDF). Innovations 3: 13-7 (full).

 

Prusick, L.M. (2013). Multiflex Tinnitus Handbook. Available in print or electronically via Starkey Hearing Technologies

 

Kirk, K.I., Prusick, L., French, B., Gotch, C., Eisenberg, L.S., & Young, N. (2012). Assessing Spoken Word Recognition in Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Translational Approach. J Am Acad Audiol 23: 1-12.

 

Krull, V., Choi, S., Kirk, K.I., Prusick, L., & French, B. (2010). Lexical effects on spoken word recognition by children with normal hearingEar and Hear 31: 102-14.