The Need

 

Faculty member Dr. James Heaton works with a subject to test a new electrode configuration that is used for measuring surface electromyograms, a tool used in the research and diagnosis of voice disorders. Photo by Ryuji Suzuki.

 

Adrian KC Lee practices using an
otoscope with Wade Chien. Exploring how clinicians diagnose various ear, nose and throat disorders are an essential part of the SHBT learning experience. Photo by Brad Buran.

Why study speech and hearing?

 

And why take an interdisciplinary approach?