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Cory DF Portnuff

InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
DepartmentSLHS-Speech,Lang&Hearing Sci
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    TitleClinical Faculty
    InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, COPhD12/2011Hearing Science
    University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, COAuD08/2008Audiology
    University of Oregon, Eugene, ORBS06/2004Communication Disorders

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    My clinical focus is on adult and pediatric diagnostics and rehabilitation, with an emphasis on early identification and treatment of hearing loss. At the University of Colorado Hospital, I specialize in hearing aids, tinnitus management and hearing conservation. Within the clinical setting, I am also interested in increasing education programs for the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss.

    I believe in an evidence-based approach to hearing and balance care. In the tinnitus clinic, we use an interdisciplinary, holistic approach to tinnitus management providing patients with the best skills to treat and manage their tinnitus.

    My research interests focus on the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss across the lifespan, with a focus on recreational noise exposure. Currently, my research examines MP3 players and the potential risk for music-induced hearing loss. Within that topic, I explore the use of Health Behavior Models to analyze knowledge, attitudes and behaviors about hearing loss and amplified music. Other research interests include examining the relationships between sociodemographic factors and health behaviors, with a focus on audiologic treatment, as well as clinical outcomes of amplification (hearing aids).

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    1. Portnuff CDF, Kleindienst S, Bogle JM. Safe Use of Acoustic Vestibular-Evoked Myogenic Potential Stimuli: Protocol and Patient-Specific Considerations. J Am Acad Audiol. 2017 Sep; 28(8):708-717. PMID: 28906242.
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    2. Brown AD, Rodriguez FA, Portnuff CD, Goupell MJ, Tollin DJ. Time-Varying Distortions of Binaural Information by Bilateral Hearing Aids: Effects of Nonlinear Frequency Compression. Trends Hear. 2016 Oct 03; 20. PMID: 27698258.
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    3. Portnuff CD. Reducing the risk of music-induced hearing loss from overuse of portable listening devices: understanding the problems and establishing strategies for improving awareness in adolescents. Adolesc Health Med Ther. 2016; 7:27-35. PMID: 26929674; PMCID: PMC4754097.
    4. Mattingly JK, Cass SP, Portnuff CD, Hondorp BM. Response to Colebatch and Rosengren: "Safe Levels of Acoustic Stimulation for Vemps" Comment on "Sudden Bilateral Hearing Loss After Cervical and Ocular Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials". Otol Neurotol. 2016 Jan; 37(1):118-9. PMID: 26649613.
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    5. Mattingly JK, Portnuff CD, Hondorp BM, Cass SP. Sudden Bilateral Hearing Loss After Cervical and Ocular Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Jul; 36(6):961-4. PMID: 25853612.
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    6. Portnuff CD, Fligor BJ, Arehart KH. Self-report and long-term field measures of MP3 player use: how accurate is self-report? Int J Audiol. 2013 Feb; 52 Suppl 1:S33-40. PMID: 23373741.
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    7. Portnuff, CDF, Fligor, BJ & Arehart, KH. New measurement techniques for portable listening devices: Technical report. J Audio Eng Soc. 2013; 61:749-754.
    8. Portnuff CD, Fligor BJ, Arehart KH. Teenage use of portable listening devices: a hazard to hearing? J Am Acad Audiol. 2011 Nov-Dec; 22(10):663-77. PMID: 22212766.
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