Jessica Messersmith

Chair, Communication Studies & Disorders / Clinic Director / Associate Professor

COMMUNICATION DISORDERS

Noteboom Hall 317

Phone: (605) 677-5474

Email: Jessica.Messersmith@usd.edu

Bio:

Jessica J Messersmith received a Ph.D. in Human Sciences from the University of Nebraska in 2008 and is an Associate Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department at USD.


Teaching Interests:

Dr. Messersmith's teaching interests include psychoacoustics which is the psychophysical study of acoustics, and multiple facets of cochlear implants including but not limited to cochlear implant signal processing, and post-implant performance.


Research Interests:

Dr. Messersmith's research focuses on practices in the cochlear implant clinic and improving outcomes of children with cochlear implants through these practices.


Education:

  • Post-doctoral work, Auditory percetion, Boys Town National Research Hospital, 2009
  • Ph D, Human Sciences , University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008
  • BS, Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska-Kearney, 2003

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Licensed Audiologist, State of South Dakota
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Licensed Audiologist, State of Nebraska

Research:

  • The Effects of Treating Hearing Loss on Cognitive Testing and Changes Cognition Over Time, Starkey Hearing Technologies, (2013 - 2015)

Grants:

  • EPSCOR Technology Fellowship, CTL- EPSCOR. (2015 - 2015)
  • Graduate Academic & Creative Research Grant Award, USD Graduate School. Grant Role: Principal. (2015 - Present)
  • Graduate Academic & Creative Research Grant Award, USD Graduate School. Grant Role: Principal. (2015 - Present)
  • Graduate Academic & Creative Research Grant Award, USD Graduate School. Grant Role: Principal. (2015 - Present)
  • SDSLHA - Aware: Public Service Announcements to increase awareness of the profession, American Speech Language and Hearing Association. Grant Role: Principal. (2013 - 2013)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Entwisle, Lavin, Messersmith, Jessica, and Warren, Sarah. Cochlear implantation in children and adults with severe to profound hearing loss. In Seminars in Hearing. Thieme , 2018.
  • Hemmingson, Carly, and Messersmith, Jessica. Cochlear Implant Practice Patterns: The U.S. Trends with Pediatric Patients. Vol. 29. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 2018. (DOI: 10.3766/jaaa.17011)
  • Entwisle, Lavin, and Messersmith, Jessica. CI Programming in Patients with Neurologic Impairment, 12-13. Vol. 71, Iss. 8. The Hearing Journal, 2018.
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Entwisle, Lavin, and Stout, Agelia. Electrically Evoked Stapedial Reflex Threshold: a Procedure, 4-12. Vol. 3, Iss. 1. Perspectives- Special Interest Group 9, 2018.
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Wegher, Meghan, and Price, Ashley. Teleaudiology: Diagnostic Infant Assessment Toolkit. South Dakota Department of Health EHDI program, 2018.
  • Stott, Kristen, and Messersmith, Jessica. The effect of input medium on music perception, appreciation, and naturalness for individuals with cochlear implants. Vol. 49. Journal of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, 2018.
  • Brouwer, Kyle L., Downing, Hannah, Westhoff, Sara, Wait, Ryann, Entwisle, Lavin, Messersmith, Jessica, and Hanson, Elizabeth. Effects of clinician-guided emergent literacy intervention using interactive tablet technology for preschool children with cochlear implants. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016.
  • Entwisle, Lavin K., Brouwer, Kyle L., Hanson, Elizabeth, and Messersmith, Jessica. A Systematic Review of Emergent Literacy Interventions for Preschool-Age Children with Cochlear Implants. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 2016.
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Jorgensen, Lindsey, and Hagg, Jessica. Reduction in high-frequency hearing aid gain can improve performance in patients with contralateral cochlear implant - A Pilot Study, 462-468. Vol. 24. American Journal of Audiology, 2015.
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, and Messersmith, Jessica. Assessment based on patient reported problems - speech-in-noise testing, 16-19. Vol. 27, Iss. 6. Reston, VA: Audiology Today, 2015.
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, and Messersmith, Jessica. CSI Audiology: When "Ouch" is Seen and Not Heard. Vol. 27, Iss. 6. Reston, VA: Audiology Today, 2015.
  • Messersmith, Jessica. Eardrum Perfs and Language Spurts. In ASHA Leader. Vol. 20, Iss. 72. American Speech Language Hearing Association, 2015. (DOI: 10.1044/leader.FPLP.20092015.72)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, and Messersmith, Jessica. Impact of Cognition on Hearing Assistive Technology. In Cognition and the Aging Auditory System, 162-174. Vol. 36, Iss. 3. New York: Seminars in Hearing , 2015.
  • Messersmith, Jessica, and Jorgensen, Lindsey. The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Insurance Coverage of Hearing Healthcare, 19-26. Vol. 15. Perspectives on Public Health Issues Related to Hearing and Balance, 2014. (DOI: 10.1044)
  • Messersmith, Jessica. State Spotlight: South Dakota. Vol. 19, Iss. 7. ASHA Leader, 2014.
  • Messersmith, Jessica. You're Going Where?: A University of South Dakota community partnership. Vol. 19, Iss. 7. ASHA Leader, 2014.
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Lockie, Jill, Jorgensen, Lindsey, Bauer Vaith, Shana, and Falk, Elizabeth. Legislation Impacting Audiology and the Provision of Audiological Services: A Review of Legislation across the United States, 142-150. Vol. 23. American Journal of Audiology, 2014. (DOI: 10.1044/2014_AJA-13-0051 )
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, and Messersmith, Jessica. Patient referrals: When it's OK not to know, 2. Vol. 67, Iss. 1. Hearing Journal, 2014.
  • Brouwer, Kyle L., and Messersmith, Jessica. Effective supervisory practices in an interdisciplinary clinical setting, 82-139. Vol. 23, Iss. 3. Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, 2013.
  • Messersmith, Jessica, and Brouwer, Kyle L.. Student Perspectives of an Inter-disciplinary Approach to Clinic Provision and Supervision, 38-43. Vol. 15, Iss. 1. Perspectives on Issues in HIgher Education, 2012.
  • Messersmith, Jessica. Cochlea under construction. ASHA Leader, 2011.
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Bellis, Teri, and Johnson, Marni. Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program: Electronic Vital Records and Screening System Assessment. USD Government Research Bureau and South Dakota Department of Health, 2011.
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Patra, Harisadhan, and Jesteadt, Walt. The effect of narrow band noise maskers on increment detection.. In Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2973-2987. Vol. 128, Iss. 5. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2010.
  • Messersmith, Jessica, and Neff, Donna L.. Loudness-based perceptual weights for tonal complexes in cochlear-implant listeners. Bulletin of the American Auditory Society, 2010.
  • Messersmith, Jessica. Effect of narrowband noise maskers on increment detection, 2524. Vol. 125, Iss. 4. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2009.
  • Messersmith, Jessica. Detection and discrimination of brief increments. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008.
  • Schairer, Kim S., Messersmith, Jessica, and Jesteadt, Walt. Use of psychometric-function slopes for forward-masked tones to investigate cochlear nonlinearity. In Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 2196-2215. Vol. 4, Iss. 124. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 2008.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Messersmith, Jessica, and Jorgensen, Lindsey. Final Report: SD DHS, Div. of Rehab. Serv. Comprehensive Assessment of Telecommunication Services for People Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 99. Pierre, SD: SD Dept of Human Services, Div. of Rehabilitation Services.
  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Messersmith, Jessica, and Jorgensen, Lindsey. Interim Report: SD DHS, Div. of Rehab. Serv. Comprehensive Assessment of Telecommunication Services for People Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 58. Pierre, SD: SD Dept of Human Services, Div. of Rehabilitation Services.
  • Arra, Nick, Jorgensen, Lindsey, and Messersmith, Jessica. My Experience: Improving Patient Communication in your Practice. Vol. Nov/Dec. Audiology Today.
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Jedlicka, David, Messersmith, Jessica, and Pratt, Sheila R.. Real Ear to Coupler Difference. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.
  • Awoyinka, Katherine, Messersmith, Jessica, and Davis-Keppen, Laura. Early Hearing Loss Detection and Intevention in South Dakota. South Dakota Medicine.
  • Messersmith, Jessica, and Jorgensen, Lindsey. Beyond the Individual Practice: Affordable Care Act Impact on Audiology. Vol. 26, Iss. 4. Audiology Today.

Awards and Honors:

  • Jerger Future Leaders in Audiology, American Academy of Audiology, 2018
  • Best Student Poster Award, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Convention, 2017
  • Award for Continuing Education, American Speech Language and Hearing Association, 2015
  • Honors of the Association, South Dakota Speech Language Hearing Association, 2014
  • hEARo Award, Cochlear Implant Online, 2014
  • Award for Continuing Education, American Speech Language and Hearing Association, 2012
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln Conference Travel Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2005
  • Regents Tuition Fellowship, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 2003
  • Graduated Summa cum Laude, University of Nebraska at Kearney, 2003

Presentations:

  • Hanson, Elizabeth, Messersmith, Jessica, Jorgensen, Lindsey, Besenbruch, Juliana, Sanchez, Theresa, Van Gerpen, Taylor. Assessment of the South Dakota Telecommunication Equipment Distribution Programand Relay Service. Presented at the Annual Convention, Sioux Falls, SD. (October 4, 2018)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica, Johnson, Marni, Price, Ashley, Stout, Agelia, Novak, Michelle. Grand Rounds at University of South Dakota. Presented at the Audiology Online, Online. (October 2018)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica. Bob, Bobbie, Robert, and Roberta: Same Audio Different Fittings. Presented at the American Acedemy of Audiology, Nashville, TN. (April 20, 2018)
  • entwisle, lavin, Messersmith, Jessica. Going Beyond the Traditional Candidate: Considerations for Expanding Cochlear Implant Criteria. Presented at the American Acedemy of Audiology, Nashville, TN. (April 20, 2018)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Scott, Mike. Demystifying Approaches to Cochlear Implant Management. Presented at the American Academy of Audiology, Nashville, TN. (April 18, 2018)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Wegher, Megan. Teleaudiology: Lessons Learned Setting Up a Teleaudiology Infrastructure in a Facility Not Affiliated with a Medical Center. Presented at the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention. (March 18, 2018)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Reimann, felicia. Survey of Congenital Cytomegalovirus Knowledge Among South Dakota Parents and Medical Providers. Presented at the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention. (March 2018)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Reimann, Felicia. CMV and Me. Presented at the SDSLHA Annual Convention, Sioux Falls, SD. (October 6, 2017)
  • Johnson, Marni, Williams, Mandy, Messersmith, Jessica, Balkan, Kara, Hanson, Elizabeth. USD Grand Rounds: The Value of Collaboration. Presented at the SDSLHA Annual Convention, Sioux Falls, SD. (October 6, 2017)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica. The use and abuse of Prescriptive Targets and SII.. Presented at the Audiology Online, Online. (May 2017)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Shapiro, Bill, Teagle, Holly. Cochlear Implant Best Practice Guidelines: An Update. Presented at the American Acedemy of Audiology, Indianapolis, IA. (April 8, 2017)
  • Stout, Agelia, Messersmith, Jessica. Identification and Treatment ofOtitis Media in Pediatric Healthcare Providers and Audiologists. Presented at the American Acedemy of Audiology, Indianapolis, IA. (April 7, 2017)
  • Entwisle, Lavin, Messersmith, Jessica. Considerations for cochlear implant programming in persons with sustained neurologic impairment: eSRT and loudness perception. Presented at the American Acedemy of Audiology, Indianapolis, IA. (April 6, 2017)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Entwisle, Lavin. Does the Grey Matter. Presented at the American Acedemy of Audiology, Indianapolis, IA. (April 6, 2017)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica. Stop Telling Me What to Do? A Discussion of Current/Future Guidelines/Protocols. Presented at the American Academy of Audiology, Indianapolis, IA. (April 5, 2017)
  • Meyer, Kiersten, Wegher, Megan, Messersmith, Jessica, Abou Samra, Haifa. Improving EHDI in South Dakota: a Parent's Perspective. Presented at the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Annual Convention, Atalanta, GA. (February 27, 2017)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Richters, Brittney, Peasley, Annie, Hanson, Elizabeth. Video Models Mitigate Fear and Increase Compliance at Cochlear Implant Clinic. Presented at the ASHA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA. (November 17, 2016)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica. Verification of Hearing Assistive Technology: Fitting the Patient, Not the Device. Presented at the Audiology Online, Online. (September 28, 2016)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica. Developing Patient-Centered Clinical Protocols - Ethical and Practical Considerations. Presented at the Audiology Online, Online. (May 18, 2016)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Entwisle, Lavin. Does the Grey Matter? Factors Impacting Electrically Evoked Stapedial Reflex Threshold Measurements. Presented at the American Cochlear Implant Alliance National Convention , Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (May 2016)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica. Grand Rounds in Adult Diagnostics. Presented at the Audiology Now 2016, Phoenix, AZ. (April 14, 2016)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica. POTUS: Patient Oriented Treatment Using (common)Sense. Presented at the Audiology Now 2016, Phoenix, AZ. (April 13, 2016)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Richters, Brittney, Peasley, Annie, Hanson, Elizabeth. Video Models Mitigate Fear and Increase Compliance at Cochlear Implant Clinic. Presented at the Audiology Now!, Phoenix, AZ. (April 13, 2016)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Shapiro, William, Gifford, Renee, Zeng, Fan-Gang. Application of Objective MEasures to CI Programming. Presented at the AudiologyNow 2016, Phoenix, AZ. (April 2016)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Hemmingson, Carly. CI Practice Patterns Across the US. Presented at the AudiologyNow 2016, Phoenix, AZ. (April 2016)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Stout, Agelia, Hagg, Jessica, Awoyinka, Katherine, Hemmingson, Carly. Meeting the Milestones, Laying the Path: A Call for Cochlear Implant Best Practice Guidelines. Presented at the AudiologyNow 2016, Phoenix, AZ. (April 2016)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Stout, Agelia, Malepsy, Jessica, Awoyinka, Katherine, Hemmingson, Carly. Meeting the Milestones, Laying the Path: A Call for Cochlear Implant Best Practice Guidelines. Presented at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. (November 14, 2015)
  • Entwistle, Lavin, Brouwer, Kyle L., Messersmith, Jessica, Hanson, Elizabeth, Downing, Hannah, Wait, Ryann. A Systematic Review of Early Literacy Interventions for Children With Cochlear Implants & Intervention Ideas. Presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) National Convention, Denver, CO. (November 14, 2015)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Jorgensen, Lindsey. Pediatric Case Studies, Hearing Assistive Technology: The Role of the Audiologist after the Fitting. Presented at the Audiology Online. (October 28, 2015)
  • Brouwer, Kyle L., Downing, Hannah, Westhoff, Sara, Wait, Ryann, Entwisle, Lavin, Messersmith, Jessica, Hanson, Elizabeth. Effects of an iPad Application on Letter Knowledge and Vocabulary Skills in Preschool Children. Presented at the South Dakota Speech-Language-Hearing Assn Annual Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. (October 2, 2015)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica. Adult Case Studies, Hearing Assistive Technology: The Role of the Audiologist after the Fitting. Presented at the Audiology Online. (May 6, 2015)
  • Awoyinka, Katherine, Messersmith, Jessica. An Exploration of Perceptions About Young Children Using Various Hearing Assistive Technologies. Presented at the IdeaFest. (April 2015)
  • Malepsy, Jessica, Messersmith, Jessica. Parent knowledge of newborn hearing screening and the impact of hearing loss on development. Presented at the IdeaFest. (April 2015)
  • Brouwer, Kyle L., Messersmith, Jessica, Entwisle, Lavin, Sara, Westhoff, . Building Early Literacy Skills in Children with Hearing Loss.
  • Awoyinka, Katherine, Messersmith, Jessica. An Exploration of Perceptions About Young Children Using Various Hearing Assistive Technologies. Presented at the Audiology Now!, San Antonio, Tx. (March 2015)
  • Lockie, Jill, Messersmith, Jessica. Evaluation of streamlined programming measures in children with cochlear implants. Presented at the Audiology Now!, San Antonio, Tx. (March 2015)
  • Malepsy, Jessica, Messersmith, Jessica, Jorgensen, Lindsey. Outcomes for Utilization of a Modified Hearing Aid Fitting in Bimodal Listeners. Presented at the Audiology Now!, San Antonio, Tx. (March 2015)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica. Cultivating Effective Cultures Within Your Practice, Communicaty, and Professional Relationships. Presented at the Audiology Now! 2015, San Antonio, TX. (March 2015)
  • Bauer Vaith, Shana, Messersmith, Jessica, Jorgensen, Lindsey, Lockie, Jill, Falk, Elizabeth. Legislation Impacting Audiology and the Provision of. Presented at the Association for University Centers on Disability, Washington DC. (November 2014)
  • Entwisle, Lavin, Brouwer, Kyle L., Messersmith, Jessica, Hanson, Elizabeth. A Scoping Review of Emergent Literacy Interventions for Preschool-age Children with Cochlear Implants. Presented at the University of South Dakota IDEA Fest. (April 8, 2014)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Jorgensen, Lindsey. Bimodal Fitting Strategies. Presented at the Audiology Online. (April 2, 2014)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Bauer-Vaith, Shana, Lockie, Jill, Jorgensen, Lindsey, Falk, Elizabeth. Legislation Impacting Audiology and the Provision of Audiological Services: A review of Legislation Across the United States. Presented at the Annual Hearing Identification and Intervention Converence, Jacksonville. (April 2014)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica, Wargo, Maureen, Lisbon, Kristin, Cambron, Nancy. Cochlear Implant Performance in the Older Adult Veteran Population. Presented at the Audiology Now! 2014, Orlando, FL. (March 2014)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica, Johnson, Marni. Debates In Audiology - How Do You Know What To Do When There Is Conflicting Evidence. Presented at the Audiology Now! 2014, Orlando, FL. (March 2014)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica, Wargo, Maureen, Lisbon, Kristin, Cambron, Nancy. Cochlear Implant Performance in the Older Adult Veteran Population. Presented at the Joint Defence VA Conference, Las Vegas, NV. (March 2014)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Johnson, Marni, Messersmith, Jessica. Audiology and the New Diagnostic Service Manual 5 (DSM 5) - how does it impact Audiology clinic, research, interaction with other professionals and beyond. Presented at the Audiology Online, Online. (January 22, 2014)
  • Brouwer, Kyle L., Messersmith, Jessica, . Relationship Between Phonological Awareness & Auditory Attentional Strategies in Preschool-Age Children. Presented at the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) National Convention, Chicago, IL. (November 16, 2013)
  • Jorgensen, Lindsey, Messersmith, Jessica, Wargo, Maureen, Lisbona, Kristin. Cochlear Implant Performance in the Veterans Population. Presented at the Joint Defense Veterans Affairs Conference, Nashville, TN. (February 26, 2013)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Brouwer, Kyle L.. Implementation of an Inter-disciplinary Approach to Clinical Provision and Supervision. Presented at the American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA. (November 2012)
  • Montileaux, Lindsey M., Brouwer, Kyle L., Messersmith, Jessica. The Relationship between Phonological Development and Attentional Strategies in Young Children. Presented at the AAIP Annual Meeting and National Health Conference, Anchorage, Alaska. (August 3, 2012)
  • Montileaux, Lindsey M., Messersmith, Jessica, Brouwer, Kyle L.. The Relationship between Phonological Development and Attentional Strategies in Young Children. Presented at the All About Science, Sioux Falls, SD. (July 28, 2012)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Brouwer, Kyle L.. SLP and Audiology: High School Students' Perception of the Professions. Presented at the American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. (November 2011)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Patra, Harisadhan, Jesteadt, Walt. Loudness based perceptual weights for tonal complexes in cochlear implant listeners. Presented at the American Auditory Society Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ. (March 2010)
  • Messersmith, Jessica. Effect of narrowband noise maskers on increment detection. Presented at the Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Portland, OR. (May 2009)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Jesteadt, Walt, Patra, Harisadhan. Increment discrimination. Presented at the Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Portland, OR. (May 2009)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Jesteadt, Walt, Patra, Harisadhan. The relative weighting of energy and envelope-modulation cues in increment detection. Presented at the Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Portland, OR. (May 2009)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Jesteadt, Walt. Detection and discrimination of increments and decrements in pure tones. Presented at the American Auditory Society Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ. (March 2009)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Jesteadt, Walt, Leibold, Lori, Khaddam, Samar, Krivolahvek, Melissa. Observed variability in d' for yes-no and two-interval forced choice procedures. Presented at the Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, HI. (November 2008)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Jesteadt, Walt, Leibold, Lori, Khaddam, Samar, Tan, Hongyang. A comparison of intensity discrimination and increment detection as measures of intensity resolution. Presented at the Acoustical Society of America, Providence, RI. (June 2008)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Schairer, K S., Jesteadt, Walt. Psychometric-function slopes for forward-masked tones in listeners with cochlear hearing loss. Presented at the Acoustical Society of America, Vancouver, BC. (April 2008)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Decker, T N.. Asymmetric suppression of DPOAEs: Evidence for a linguistic effect. Presented at the American Auditory Society Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ. (March 2008)
  • Messersmith, Jessica, Jesteadt, Walt, Neely, Stephen T.. Fitting psychometric functions in individuals with cochlear hearing loss. Presented at the American Auditory Society Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ. (March 2008)