David A. Zapala, Ph.D.

  1. Audiologist
  1. Balance problems
  2. BPPV
  3. Hearing loss
  4. Tinnitus
  • Neural aspects of audition
  • Computational modeling of auditory function
  • Role of the vestibular system in spatial orientation and balance
  • Development of information technology to support clinical decision making
  1. 1993
    PhD - Auditory neuroscience, auditory perception; Collateral areas: Basic neuroscience (University of Tennessee Medical School), Perceptual and Neuro-psychologyUniversity of Memphis
  2. 1983
    Clinical FellowshipUpper Cumberland Hearing, Speech, and Language Center
  3. 1982
    MS - AudiologyUtah State University
  4. 1980
    BA - Communications DisordersCalifornia State University, Fullerton

Certificaciones

  1. 2002
    AudiologyAmerican Board of Audiology

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2016
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Clinician
  2. 2013
    Outstanding Alumnus of the YearSchool of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Memphis
  3. 2013
    Arnold D Tuttle Award for co-authorship of the winning paper in Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine, 2013Aerospace Medical Association
  4. 2013
    Silver CertificateAcoustical Society of America
  5. 2013
    Service AwardAmerican Academy of Audiology
  6. 2009
    Jerger Award for Mentored Clinical Research (Mentor),2009American Academy of Audiology
  7. 2007
    Distinguished Service AwardAmerican Board of Audiology
  8. 2001
    Edward Dalstrom Distinguished Service AwardMid-South Lions Sight and Hearing Service, Memphis, Tennessee
  9. 1997
    Distinguished Service AwardTennessee Academy of Audiology

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2015 - 2017
    Member, Ad-Hoc CommitteeNational Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
  2. 2013
    Outside ReviewerGrant Section, Merit Review Board, Veteran's Administration
  3. 2012 - present
    Active MemberInformation Management Committee
  4. 2010 - 2013
    Board Member at LargeAmerican Academy of Audiology
  5. 2010 - 2013
    Liaison RepresentativeAmerican Board of Audiology
  6. 2010 - 2013
    MemberBoard of Directors Audit Committee, American Academy of Audiology
  7. 2010 - 2013
    Liaison RepresentativeResearch Committee, American Academy of Audiology
  8. 2010 - present
    ResearcherAerospace Medicine and Vestibular Research Laboratory
  9. 2008 - 2013
    Founding Board of DirectorAmerican Balance Society
  10. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Balance Society
  11. 2007 - 2008
    MemberStandards Committee Panel, American Academy of Audiology
  12. 2007
    Outside ReviewerGrant Section, Merit Review Board, Veteran's Administration
  13. 2007
    MemberAnnual Meeting Subcommittee, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  14. 2006 - 2007
    MemberAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  15. 2006 - 2007
    MemberOrganizing Committee, American Academy of Audiology
  16. 2005 - 2007
    MemberConvention Planning Subcommittee -- Audiology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention
  17. 2005 - 2007
    MemberBoard of Governors, American Board of Audiology
  18. 2004 - 2008
    MemberConvention Planning Committee, American Academy of Audiology
  19. 2004 - 2005
    MemberAccreditation Commission for Audiology Education
  20. 2004 - 2005
    MemberMethods for Audiologic Evaluation and Treatment - Balance System Assessment and Rehabilitation, Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education
  21. 2003 - 2004
    MemberSubcommittee on State Licensure, American Academy of Audiology
  22. 2000 - 2001
    Investigative ConsultantLicensing Board, Communicative Sciences and Disorder, State of Tennessee
  23. 1999 - 2000
    MemberLong Range Planning Committee, American Academy of Audiology
  24. 1997
    Conference CoordinatorTennessee Academy of Audiology
  25. 1996 - 1998
    MemberExecutive Board, Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
  26. 1996 - 1997
    PresidentTennessee Academy of Audiology
  27. 1994 - 1995
    MemberAudiology and Speech/Language Pathology Licensure Committee, Tennessee Academy of Audiology
  28. 1993 - 1994
    Founding MemberTennessee Academy of Audiology
  29. 1993 - 1994
    Member-at-LargeTennessee Academy of Audiology
  30. 1991 - present
    MemberAcoustical Society of America
  31. 1986
    MemberTennessee Speech and Hearing Association
  32.  
    FellowAmerican Academy of Audiology
  33.  
    MemberAmerican Auditory Society
  34.  
    MemberFlorida Academy of Audiology
  35.  
    MemberInternational Audiology Society
  36.  
    MemberNew York Academy of Sciences
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