Faculty Research and Activities

Faculty Names Publication and Research 
Dr. Shaum Bhagat
  • Bhagat, S.P. and Yellamsetty, A. (2017).  The role of efferent reduction of cochlear compression in the detection of tones in noise. Open Journal of Acoustics, 7, 69-82.
  • Bidelman, G.M., Schneider, A.D., Heitzmann, V.R., and Bhagat, S.P. (2017). Musicianship enhances ipsilateral and contralateral efferent gain control to the cochlea. Hearing Research, 344, 275-283. 
  • Bidelman, G.M. and Bhagat, S.P. (2017). Cochlear, brainstem, and psychophysical responses show spectrotemporal tradeoff in human auditory processing. Neuroreport 28(1), 17-22.
  • Bhagat, S., Yellamsetty, A, and Taylor, B. (2016, November). A comparison of HyperSound and conventional loudspeaker transmission characteristics in an anechoic environment. AudiologyOnline, Article 18525.
  • Bidelman, G.M., Nelms, C., and Bhagat, S.P. (2016). Musical experience sharpens human cochlear tuning. Hearing Research, 335, 40-46. 
  • Bidelman, G.M. and Bhagat, S.P. (2016). Objective detection of auditory steady-state potentials based on mutual information. International Journal of Audiology,55(5), 313-319. 
  • Bidelman, G.M. and Bhagat, S.P. (2015). Right ear advantage drives the link between olivocochlear efferent ‘antimasking’ and speech-in-noise listening benefits. Neuroreport, 26(8), 483-487. 
  • Bhagat, S.P.  (2014). Modeling DPOAE input/output function compression: comparisons with hearing thresholds. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 25, 746-759. 
  • Bidelman, G.M., Schug, J.M., Jennings, S.J., and Bhagat, S.P. (2014). Psychophysical auditory filter estimates reveal sharper cochlear tuning in musicians. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136 EL 33-39. 
  • Bhagat, S., Bass, J., Qaddoumi, I., Brennan, R., Wilson, M., Wu, J.,Rodriguez-Galindo, C., Paglialonga, A., and Tognola, G. (2013). Time-frequency analysis of transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions in children exposed to carboplatin chemotherapy. Audiology and Neurotology, 18, 71-82. 

Book Chapters

  • Bhagat, S.P. (2012). Frequency-following responses (Chapter 7). In Atcherson, S. and Stoody, T. (Eds.) Auditory Electrophysiology: A Clinical Guide. Thieme Publishers (pp. 85-103).
  • Bhagat, S.P. (2012). Ototoxic hearing loss and retinoblastoma patients. In Kumaramanickavel, G. (Ed.) Retinoblastoma: An Update on Clinical, Genetic Counseling, Epidemiology, and Molecular Tumor Biology. Intech Publishers (pp. 39-54). 
Dr. June Antablin  McCullough
  • CSHA (2007)  Guidelines for Assessment and Treatment of (Central) Auditory  Processing Disorders. Hamaguchi, McCullough, Novak, and Swain, Task Force Members.
  • McCullough, JA, Mormer, E. (2002). Matching Hearing Technology to the Needs, Goals, and Preferences of Individual Listeners.  Contemp Issues in CS&D, 29, 101-110.
  • McCullough, JA, Wilson RH (2001). Performance on a Spanish Picture-Identification Task using a Multimedia Format. J Amer Acad Audiol, 12, 254-260.
  • Hamaguchi, P. & McCullough, JA (2000). San Jose Unified School District: CAPD Referral, Identification, and Treatment Guidelines. Monograph, SJUSD, San Jose, CA.
  • Aleksandrovsky, IV, McCullough, JK, Wilson, RH (1998). Development of Suprathreshold Word-Recognition Test for Russian‑Speaking Patients. J Amer Acad Audiol, 9, 417‑425
Dr. Nidhi Mahendra
  • Bell, C.B., Lopez, R. P., Mahendra, N., Tamai, A., Davis, J., Amella, E., Masaki, K. (2016). Person-centered feeding care: A reassessment protocol to re-introduce oral feeding for nursing home residents on tube feeding. Journal of Nutrition, Health, and Aging, 20, 1-7. DOI: 10.1007/s12603-016-0699-9.

  • Mahendra, N., Spicer, J. (2014). Access to speech-language pathology services for African-American clients with aphasia: A qualitative study. Perspectives on Communication Disorders in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations, 21(2), 53-62. doi:10.1044/cds21.2.53.

  • Mahendra, N., Fremont, K., Dionne, E. (2013). Teaching future providers about dementia: The impact of service learning. Seminars in Speech and Language,34(1), 5-17.

  • Mahendra, N. (2012). The logopenic variant of primary progressive aphasia: Effects on linguistic communication. Perspectives onGerontology, 17(2), 50-59.

  • Mahendra, N. (2012). South Asian stories: First hand perspectives on barriers to accessing speech language pathology services. Perspectives on Communication Disorders in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations, 19(1), 29-36.

Book Chapters

  • Mahendra, N., Hickey E., Bourgeois, M. (2017, In Press). Cognitive-communicative characteristics: Profiling types of dementia (Chapter 3). In Bourgeois, M. & Hickey, E. (Eds.). Dementia: from diagnosis to management-a functional approach (2nd Edition, PP 42 - 80). NY: Taylor & Francis.
  • Mahendra, N., Hopper, T. (2017). Dementia and related neurocognitive disorders. In I. Papathanasiou, P. Coppens, C. Potagas (Eds). Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders (2nd Edition). Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
  • Mahendra, N. (2016). Dementia: From concept to clinical practice. In M. Kimbarow (Ed). Cognitive-Communication Disorders (2nd Edition). San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.
Dr. Jean Novak
  • Mendez, K., Levy, K., Nelms, M., Hoff, D., Novak, J., & Levy, M. (2011). Cross cultural variation in the Neurodevelopmental Assessment of Children – The cultural and neurological to 2nd language acquisition in children with autism (Chapter 8). A comprehensive book on autism spectrum disorders.  InTech Open Europe, Croatia, 147-166.
  • In press: Novak, J. Building Awareness of Diversity in the Treatment of Autism.
  • In press: Novak, J. Sports in the US for Individuals with Disabilities: A Therapeutic Perspective.
  • In progress: Novak, J., Chu, H, Cascella, P. Efficacy of Music Therapy on Communication Skills Development: A Restrospective Parent Study.
Dr. Wendy Quach
  • McKelvey, M.L., Weissling, K., Lund, S.K., Quach, W., Dietz, A. (submitted). Assessment of adults with acquired communication disorders who need augmentative and alternative communication:
    Clinical decisions of AAC specialists. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Ames, A., Archer, B, Inkster, M., Quach, W., Pollock, K. (submitted). Outcomes of an immersive augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) camp experience for pre-professional student counsellors: A pilot. Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Speech-Language and Audiology Canada.
  • Quach, W. & Tsai, P.T. 2017). Preparing future SLPs for the clinical world of cultural-linguistic diversity. Perspect ASHA SIGs, 2(SIG 14), 82–102. doi: 10.1044/persp2.SIG14.82
  • Lund, S. K., Quach, W., Wiessling, K., McKelvey, M., & Dietz, A. (2017). Assessment with children who need augmentative and alternative communication (AAC): Clinical decisions of AAC specialists. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1044/2016_LSHSS-15-0086
  • Jabagchourian, J., Sorkhabi, N., Quach, W., Strage, A. (2014). Parenting styles and practices of Latino parents and Latino fifth graders' academic, cognitive, social, and behavioral outcomes. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 36, 175-194 doi: 10.1177/0739986314523289.
  • Dietz, A., Quach, W., Lund, S., & McKelvey, M. (2012) AAC assessment and clinical decision making: The impact of experience. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 28, 148-159.
  • Binger, C., Ball, L., Dietz, A., Kent-Walsh, J., Lasker, J., Lund, S., McKelvey, M., & Quach, W. (2012). Personnel roles in the AAC assessment process. Augmentative & Alternative Communication. 28, 278 – 288.
  • Kimbarow, M.L., Quach, W., & Meyerson, M. (2010). The universality of facial expression and recognition in normal and disordered communication: A review of the literature. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing, 13, 1 – 12.

Book Chapter

Quach, W. & Roman, A. (2014). Mary: Implementation of AAC systems in a person with spinal (limb) onset ALS. In J. McCarthy & A. Dietz (Eds.). Augmentative and Alternative Communication: An interactive clinical casebook, a multimedia product. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing, Inc.

Dr. Pei-Tzu Tsai
  • Quach, W. & Tsai, P.T. (2017). Preparing future SLPs for the clinical world of cultural-linguistic diversity. Perspect ASHA SIGs, 2(SIG 14), 82–102. doi: 10.1044/persp2.SIG14.82
  • Tsai, P.-T., & Bernstein Ratner, N. (2016). Involvement of central cognitive mechanism in word production in adults who stutter. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 59, 1269-1282.
  • Langdon, H., Tsai, P.-T., & Węsierska, K. (2015). Evidence-based practice in stuttering: Views from American and Polish clinical perspectives. Forum Logopedyczne, 23, 8-16.
  • Tsai, P.-T. (2015). [Review of the book Stuttering: foundations and clinical applications (2nd ed.) by Ehud Yairi and Carol Seery (Eds.)]. Journal of Fluency Disorders, 46, 58-60.
  • Tsai, P.-T., Lim, V. P. C., Brundage, S., & Bernstein Ratner, N. (2011). Linguistic analysis and stuttering in bilingual speakers: Methodological challenges and solutions. In P. Howell & J. Van Borsel (Eds). Multilingual aspects of fluency disorders. New York, NY: Psychology Press, Taylor and Francis Group.