PHOTO: Chris Clinard

Christopher G. Clinard, Ph.D., CCC-A

Associate Professor



Education

  • Ph.D. - University of Washington

Research and Teaching Areas

  • Research
    • Aging and the auditory system
    • Neural representation of sounds
    • Plasticity of the central auditory nervous system
    • Aging and the vestibular system
  • Teaching
    • Neurophysiologic Measures I
    • Neurophysiologic Measures II
    • Medical Audiology
    • Instrumentation for Audiology

Research Laboratory

Current and Ongoing Research Projects

  • Perceptual changes over the adult lifespan
  • Physiological changes in the auditory system over the adult lifespan
  • Effects of age on the vestibular system

Publications (last five years)

  • Clinard, C.G., Piker, E.G., Thorne, A.P, Surface, E.N., Anderson, A.E., Beacham, V.A., Crouse, M.C., Whitney, V.H., Depaolis, R.A. (epub Oct 14 2019). Maximum output and low-frequency limitations of B71 and B81 clinical bone vibrators: Implications for vestibular evoked potentials.  Ear and Hearing.
  • Clinard, C.G., Hodgson, S.L., and Scherer, M.E. (2017).  Neuroal correlates of the binaural masking level difference in human frequency-following responses.  Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology.
  • Won, J.H., Tremblay, K.T., Clinard, C.G., Wright, R., Sagi, E., and Svirsky, M. (2016). The neural encoding of formant frequencies contributing to vowel identification in normal-hearing listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 139(1), 1-11.
  • Clinard, C.G. and Cotter, C.M. (2015). Neural representation of dynamic frequency is degraded in older adults. Hearing Research, 323, 91-98.

National and International Conference Presentations (last five years)

  • Thorne, A., Clinard, C.G., and Piker, E.G.. “Effects of tonic muscle activation on amplitude-modulated cervical VEMPs (AMcVEMPs).” NIH-sponsored poster presentation at the American Auditory Society. (March 2019).
  • Romero, D., Piker, E.G., Clinard, C.G., and Thorne, A. “Comparison of Bone Conduction Cervical VEMPs Across Different Transducers.” Podium presentation at the American Balance Society Meeting. (February 2019).
  • Clinard, C., and Jones, N.W. “Envelope-following response amplitude and cochlear traveling wave delay”. Poster presentation at the American Auditory Society Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ (March, 2017).
  • Jones, N.W. and Clinard, C. “Envelope Following Responses and the Effects of Cochlear Delay”. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Audiology National Convention, Indianapolis, IN. (April, 2017).
  • Clinard, C., and McClements-Hodgson, S. "Neural Correlates of the Binaural Masking Level Difference in Humans".  Podium presentation at the American Auditory Society Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ (March, 2016).
  • Clinard, C., Cotter, C.M., Heckler, L., and Scherer, M.E. "Effects of Age on Binaural Frequency Representation: Interaural Phase Differences and Frequency-following Responses." Poster presentation at the Association for Research in Otolaryngology MidWinter Meeting, Baltimore, MD (February, 2015).
  • McClements, S., Scherer, M.E., and Clinard, C.  "Release from Masking: Behavioral and Physiological Masking Level Differences." NIH-sponsored student poster presentation at the American Auditory Society Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ (March, 2015).
  • Williams, M., Clinard, C., Rout, A., and Ryals, B. "Wideband Immittance and DPOAE Amplitude Changes in Older Adults."  Poster presentation at the American Academy of Audiology National Convention, San Antonio, TX. (March, 2015).
  • Athey, H., Hulvey, B., Ryals, B., Clinard, C., and Rout, A. "Wideband Immittance and DPOAE Amplitude Changes in Older Adults."  Poster presentation at the American Academy of Audiology National Convention, San Antonio, TX. (March, 2015).
  • Cotter, C., and Clinard, C. "Binaural Listening in Young and Middle-aged Adults: Interaural Phase and Speech-in-Noise."  Poster presentation at the American Academy of Audiology National Convention, Orlando, FL. (March, 2014).
  • Heckler, L. and Clinard, C. "Examining Monaural and Binaural Measures of Phase Locking as a Function of Age."  Poster presentation at the American Academy of Audiology National Convention, Orlando, FL. (March, 2014).