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The Hear-Ring Lab

The Hear-Ring Lab

The Hear-Ring Lab is a research facility located in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, Hofstra University. Research at the lab focuses on investigating the effectiveness of physiological and psycho-acoustic approaches for the assessment and management of tinnitus in different populations.

Mission

Research at the Hear-Ring Lab focuses on investigating the effectiveness of physiological and psycho-acoustic approaches for the assessment and management of tinnitus in different populations.

Department of
Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

Hear-Ring Lab at Work

The Hear-Ring Lab at Work

Hear-Ring Lab at Play

Hear-Ring Lab at Play

Current Research Projects

If you would like to know about participation in any of the following research projects, please contact our research personnel. If you would like us to contact you regarding current or future research projects, please complete this short questionnaire: https://hofstra.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eWO7ZhABKCp61EN

  • Project 1
    Aim: To quantify effects of using tinnitus apps on various tinnitus attributes
    Contact: Tova Shimunova, tshimunova1[at]pride.hofstra.edu, 917-282-6785
  • Project 2
    Aim: To investigate the reliability and validity of diagnostic tinnitus evaluation using automated software administered via a hand-held tablet
    Contact: Dr. Deshpande, 516-463-5511 or aniruddha.deshpande[at]hofstra.edu
  • Project 3
    Aim: To investigate incidence of music-induced hearing loss and tinnitus in high school students
    Contact: Dr. Deshpande, 516-463-5511 or aniruddha.deshpande[at]hofstra.edu
  • Project 4
    Aim: To investigate the effect of a novel hearing conservation strategy on listening levels and attitudes of adolescents/young adults
    Contact: Dr. Deshpande, Phone: 516-463-5511 or aniruddha.deshpande[at]hofstra.edu

Personnel

Aniruddha K. Deshpande
Aniruddha K. Deshpande, PhD, CCC-A
Director, The Hear-Ring Lab
Phone: 516-463-5511
Email | Bio

Current Lab Members
Collaborators
Lab Alumni
  • Jaclyn Castoro
    Jaclyn Castoro
    Bio
  • Rachel Cohen
    Rachel Cohen
    Bio
  • Kenneth D'Auria
    Kenneth D'Auria
    Bio
  • Raissa El-Houayek
    Raissa El-Houayek
    Bio
  • Gerro Lorenzo
    Gerro Lorenzo
    Bio
  • Cassandra Mazzacco
    Cassandra Mazzacco
    Bio
  • Colleen O'Brien
    Colleen O'Brien
    Bio
  • Tova Shimunova, Lab Manager
    Tova Shimunova
    Bio
  • Nicole Trupo
    Nicole Trupo, Lab Manager
    Bio
  • Brittany Ziarko
    Brittany Ziarko
    Bio
  • Ishan Bhatt
    Northern Arizona University
    Bio
  • Shruti Deshpande
    Shruti Deshpande
    St. John’s University
    Bio
  • David Friedman
    David Friedman
    Gen. Douglas MacArthur High School
    Bio
  • Rüdiger Pryss
    Rüdiger Pryss
    Bio
  • Rich Tyler
    Rich Tyler
    University of Iowa
    Bio
  • Matthew Zausin
    Matthew Zausin
    Gen. Douglas MacArthur High School
    Bio
  • Jinsook Chang
    Jinsook Chang
    Email | Bio
  • Hannah Grunfeld
    Hannah Grunfeld
    Bio
  • Krupi Shah
    Krupi Shah
    Bio
  • Zhanna Weinstein
    Zhanna Weinstein
    Phone: 516-270-5551
    Email | Bio
  • Mackenzie Zorn
    Mackenzie Zorn
    Bio