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Barbara E. Weinstein
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center
Phone: (212) 817-7980
Degrees/Diplomas: BA - SUNY at Buffalo MA - Case Western Reserve University MPhil - Columbia University Ph.D. - Columbia University
Research Interests: Hearing loss in the elderly, outcomes assessment, evidence based practice, hearing screening, handicap assessment
Academic Title: Professor & Founding Executive Officer of the Doctor of Audiology  Program, (Au.D.)
Preferred Address: 365 Fifth Avenue
Room 7107
New York, New York 10016

Primary Teaching Areas:

Research Methods, Geriatric Audiology, Rehabilitative Audiology, Counseling, Diagnostic Audiology

Grants Awarded:

*2009/10 GRTI Project Grant to support research and graduate training - $20,000
*PSC-CUNY 41 Research Award for $2300.00 to begin July 1, 2010
*Special Nursing Appropriation Grant Pilot Program to Test Curriculum for Visiting Nurses: Spring,
2009: $15,000
*New York City Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene: Fall 2008 to present: $75,500 +
for DPH doctoral student tuition
*Workforce Development Initiative (WDI): A Hearing and Balance Screening Protocol and Training *Curriculum for Primary Care Physicians: 2008–2009: $10,000
*Dorot Hearing Aid and Hearing Impairment Grant: Spring 2008: $27,000
*Hearing Aid Grant, anonymous donor: Spring 2008–Spring, 2009: $139,000
*Worker Development Initiative (WDI): Curriculum on Sensory Loss for Nurses and Home Health Aides
2007-2008: $20,000

Selected Honors:

Keynote Speaker AHS -2010: Adult Hearing Screening International Conference-June 2010
Host-International Academic Panel – Ida Institute. Graduate Center, CUNY-May, 2010
Eriksholm Workshop: Copenhagen, Denmark - Invited U.S. Participant – 2001
Herbert Oyer Distinguished Lecturer: Michigan State University - 1999
Van Riper Scholar: Western Michigan University - 1997
Distinguished Achievement Award: New York State Speech-Language-
Hearing Association, May 1996
N.Y.S. Clinical Achievement Award: Louis DiCarlo Nominee-November, 1996
Fellow, American Academy of Audiology - 1994
Fellow American Speech Language Hearing Association – 1991
Research and Scholarship Award - Lehman College, CUNY, 1992
Distinguished Alumni Award- Case Western Reserve University, 1990

Textbooks:

Weinstein, B. Geriatric Audiology – Second Edition (In preparation) Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.

Weinstein, B. Geriatric Audiology Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. 2000.

Ripich, D., Holland, J., Kahane, J., Weinstein, B. & Newman, C. Handbook of
Geriatric Communication Disorders. Co-editor Section V. Pro-ed., 1991

Wilder, C. and Weinstein, B. Aging and Communication: Problems in Management. The Haworth Press, Inc. 1984.

Texts Edited

  • Ripich, D., Holland, J., Kahane, J., Weinstein, B. & Newman, C. Handbook of Geriatric Communication Disorders. Co-editor Section V. Pro-ed., 1991.

Guest Editor

  • Weinstein, B. Outcome Measures in the Hearing Aid/Selection Process. Trends in Amplification. Woodland Press: New York, December, 1997.

  • Weinstein, B. Customer Satisfaction with Hearing Aids. Seminars in Hearing. Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. N.Y. Publication Date - January, 1997.

Textbook Chapters

  • Weinstein, B. Hearing Impairment. Pacala JT, Sullivan GM, eds. Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine, 7th ed. New York, NY: American Geriatrics Society; 2010

  • Weinstein, B. Disorders of Hearing. (2010). In: R. Tallis; H. Fillit., & J. Brocklehurst. Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology- Seventh Edition. Seventh Edition .

  • Weinstein, B. (2009). Hearing Loss in the Elderly: A New Look at an Old Problem. In: Katz, J., Medwetsky, L. , Burkhard, R. & Hood, L. (Eds.). Handbook of Clinical Audiology - VI th Edition.

  • Weinstein, B. (2009). Audiologic rehabilitation with the elderly revisited: Research needs.
    In: Montano, J. and Spitzer, J. (Eds.) Adult Audiologic Rehabilitation. New Jersey: Plural Publishing .

  • Weinstein, B. (2009). Hearing Loss in the Elderly: In: Sadock, B., Sadock, V. , & Ruiz, P. (eds.) Kaplan & Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry (2 Volume Set) – Ninth Edition. Pennsylvania: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

  • Weinstein, B. Hearing Impairment. In: Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine, Sixth Edition. American Geriatrics Society, 2006-2008.

Selected Publications in Professional Journals

  • Milstein, D. and Weinstein, B. (2007). Universal Hearing Screening in Adults: If Not Now, When? Communicative Disorders Review, 1, 107-119.

  • Milstein, D. & Weinstein, B. (2007). Hearing Screening for Older Adults Using Hearing Questionnaires. Clinical Geriatrics, 15, 5, 21-27.

  • Milstein, D. & Weinstein, B. Effect of Information Sharing on Follow-up After Hearing Screening for Older Adults. Journal of the Academy of Rehabilitation Audiology, XXXV, 43-58, 2004.

  • Milstein, D. & Weinstein, B. Amplification: The Treatment of Choice for Presbycusis. Geriatrics and Aging [Canada], 6(5), 19-21, 2003.

  • Weinstein, B. Treatment Efficacy: Hearing Aids In The Management Of Hearing Loss In Adults. Journal Speech and Hearing Research, 39,S35-S43, October, 1996.

  • Newman, C., Jacobson, G., Weinstein, B. & Sandridge, S. Computer-Generated Hearing Disability/Handicap Profiles. American Journal of Audiology, 1996.

Presentations: Selected Oral Presentations - Invited

Keynote Speaker AHS -2010: Adult Hearing Screening International Conference-June 2010

Counseling Across the Life Span. Audiology Now – April, 2010. San Diego, California.

Celebrating Judy Gravel: Honoring 30 Years of Contributions Parts 1 and 2. Program Session – American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Meeting – New Orleans, Louisiana – November 2009.

Rehabilitative Considerations for the Hearing Impaired Elderly. Israel Speech Hearing and Language Association. Ramat Gan, Israel – February, 2009.

Implications of the Aging Process for Assessment of Hearing Status. Israel Speech Hearing and Language Association. Ramat Gan, Israel – February, 2009.

Audiological Support at the End of Life – Summit Meeting on Care for Patients at the End of Life: Role of the Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist. American Speech Language Hearing Association – Boston, MA. – November 2007.

How-to's for Effective Adult Hearing and Balance Screening. Audiology Now Conference Sponsored by American Academy of Audiology, April, 2007. With Milstein, Cokely, Lesner and Kricos.

Hearing Loss and Palliative Care. Presented at ASHA Preconference. November 2007.

Hearing Loss in the Elderly Does Not Have to be Socially Isolating: The Role of Health Professionals and Caregivers. Friendly Visiting: Ending Social Isolation of Older Adults. The Merrin Institute at Dorot and Columbia University School of Social Work, March 2007.

Navigating through Institutional Review Boards: Their Impact on Social Science Research. University Faculty Senate Spring, 2007 Conference. Panel Presenter, April 2007.

The Audiologic Evaluation and Rehabilitation: Bridging the Gap. Keynote Speaker. First International Congress on Geriatric Audiology. Stockholm, Sweden, June 2004.

Works in Progress:

  • Weinstein, B. Geriatric Audiology-2nd Edition: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. Publication Date: December, 2008

  • Weinstein, B. (2010). Hearing Loss in the Elderly: In: Sadock, B.; Sadock, V.; & Ruiz, P. (eds.) Comprehensive Textbook of Audiology - Ninth Edition (2010).

Academic Honors:
  • McNair Scholar Mentor: 2007 to present

  • Member NIH Scientific Review Panel-Center for Scientific Review : 2001-2004

  • Eriksholm Workshop - Invited U.S. Participant - 2001

  • Philadelphia College of Optometry and Audiology-Au.D. Distance Education Faculty-2001-2006

Other:

  • Herbert Oyer Distinguished Lecturer - Michigan State University - 1999

  • Van Riper Scholar - Western Michigan University - 1997

  • Distinguished Achievement Award - New York State Speech-Language-

  • Hearing Association, May 1996

  • N.Y.S. Clinical Achievement Award - Louis DiCarlo Nominee-November, 1996

  • Fellow, American Academy of Audiology - 1994

  • Fellow, ASHA-1991

  • Research and Scholarship Award - Lehman College, CUNY, 1992

  • Distinguished Alumni Award - Case Western Reserve University, 1990