Laurie S. Eisenberg

Professor, Research Otolaryngology
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Keck School of Medicine of USC
University of Southern California

Research Topics

  • Pediatric audiology
  • Speech perception in children
  • Auditory sensory devices (auditory brainstem implants, cochlear implants and hearing aids)
  • Auditory development in children with hearing loss

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Research Overview

Dr. Laurie Eisenberg is an audiologist who engages in clinical research specific to pediatric hearing loss, auditory perception, and sensory devices. Her primary research interests involve: 1) defining the auditory factors and their inter-relationships that underlie the development of spoken language competence in infants and young children with hearing loss; and 2) developing methods and assessment tools for measuring auditory capacity in children with hearing loss. Dr. Eisenberg has had numerous collaborations with scientists from Johns Hopkins University, San Diego State University, Indiana University, Purdue University, and UCLA. Her research is supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).