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Professor MCPHERSON, Bradley

Personal Particulars

Professor MCPHERSON, Bradley

偉 爾

B.A. (Hons) (Sydney), M.Ed. (Manchester), PhD (Queensland)

Professor

Programme Director, MSc (Audiology)

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences

Tel: (852) 3917 1592

Location: Room 766, Meng Wah Complex

Areas of Expertise:

Childhood Hearing Loss in Developing Countries; Paediatric Hearing Screening Techniques, and Hearing Aids for Children in Developing Countries

Areas of Expertise

Research Interests:
Hearing loss in developing countries; Paediatric hearing screening

Awards
  1. 2015-07-01: Doris Zimmern HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Fellowship: HKU-Hughes Hall, Cambridge University
  2. 2013-05-01: Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award (Team Award): Faculty of Education
  3. 2012-12-01: Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award - Team Award: Faculty of Education
  4. 2012-06-01: Faculty Outstanding Research Student Supervisor Award: Faculty of Education, HKU
  5. 2010-03-01: Best Poster Award: Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Annual Scientific Conference
  6. 2008-10-01: Best Young Engineers' Paper Prize BME2008: Biomedical Engineering International Conference
  7. 2008-05-01: Best Poster Award: Audiology Australia XVIII National Conference 2008: Audiological Society of Australia
  8. 2004-05-17: Best Poster Award: Audiology Australia XVI National Conference 2004: Audiological Society of Australia, Brisbane, Australia
Projects
Principal investigator
  1. 2009/2010: Auditory processing disorders in children with cleft lip/palate, General Research Fund (GRF) ($675,151)
  2. 2004/2005: Neonatal hearing screening: a tone-burst otoacoustic emission protocol, General Research Fund (GRF) ($561,252)
  3. 2001/2002: Neonatal hearing screening: improving OAE performance, General Research Fund (GRF) ($270,128)
Co-Investigator
  1. 2016/2017: Noise sensitivity and non-restorative sleep in Chinese adults, Health and Medical Research Fund - Full Grant ($1,200,000)
  2. 2001/2002: Cantonese speech understanding: contribution of frequency bands and impact of noise, General Research Fund (GRF) ($931,000)
Publications
Articles
  1. Sundaravadhanan, G., Selvarajan, HG., McPherson, DB. (2017). Classroom Listening Conditions in Indian Primary Schools: A Survey of Four Schools. Noise and Health.
  2. Hyter, YD., Rosario Roman, T., Staley, B., McPherson, DB. (2017). Competencies for effective global engagement: A proposal for communication sciences and disorders. ASHA Perspectives.
  3. CAI, T., McPherson, DB. (2017). Hearing loss in children with otitis media with effusion: a systematic review. International Journal of Audiology.
  4. Cai, T., McPherson, DB., Li, C., Yang, F. (2017). Pure tone hearing profiles in children with otitis media with effusion. Disability and Rehabilitation.
  5. Thammaiah, S., Manchaiah, V., Easwar, V., Krishna, R., McPherson, DB. (2017). The Participation Scale: psychometric properties of a South Indian translation with hearing-impaired respondents. Disability and Rehabilitation.
  6. CAI, T., McPherson, DB., Li, C., Yang, F. (2017). Tone perception in Mandarin-speaking school age children with otitis media with effusion. PLoS One.
  7. Lam, AMK., Stringer, P., Toizumi, M., Dang, DA., McPherson, DB. (2016). An international partnership analysis of a cohort of Vietnamese children with hearing impairment. Speech, Language and Hearing.
  8. Ma, X., Li, YW., Ma, L., McPherson, DB. (2016). Chinese children with nonsyndromic cleft lip/palate: Factors associated with hearing disorder. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  9. MA, X., McPherson, DB., Ma, LIAN. (2016). Electrophysiological assessment of auditory processing disorder in children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate. PeerJ.
  10. Chow, KT., McPherson, B., Fuente, A. (2016). Otoacoustic emissions in young adults: Effects of blood group. Hearing Research.
  11. Jiang, C., Whitehill, TL., McPherson, DB., Ng, ML. (2016). Spectral moment analysis of affricates produced by Mandarin-speaking pre-adolescents with repaired cleft palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  12. Jiang, C., McPherson, DB., Ng, ML. (2016). Voice onset time of alveolar stop /t/ and realization of unaspirated affricates associated with Mandarin-speaking children with repaired cleft palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  13. Wong, ACW., McPherson, DB. (2015). Adaptive tests of temporal resolution: Comparison with the gaps-in-noise test in normal-hearing young adults. International Journal of Audiology.
  14. MA, X., McPherson, DB., Ma, L. (2015). Behavioral Signs of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder in Children With Nonsyndromic Cleft Lip and/or Palate: A Parental Questionnaire Approach. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal.
  15. MA, X., McPherson, DB., Ma, L. (2015). Behavioral assessment of auditory processing disorder in children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  16. Lau, C., Pienkowski, M., Zhang, W., McPherson, DB., Wu, EX. (2015). Chronic exposure to broadband noise at moderate sound pressure levels spatially shifts tone-evoked responses in the rat auditory midbrain. NeuroImage.
  17. Jiang, C., Whitehill, TL., McPherson, DB., Ng, ML. (2015). Consonant accuracy in Mandarin-speaking children with repaired cleft palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  18. Li, CCW., McPherson, DB. (2015). Hearing screening in community centers for the elderly: Efficacy of distortion product otoacoustic emissions. Speech, Language and Hearing.
  19. Chan, KT-Y., Wong, ECM., Law, CW., Chong, HM., McPherson, DB. (2015). Improving newborn hearing screening: Are automated auditory brainstem response ear inserts an effective option?. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  20. Lau, C., ZHANG, W., McPherson, DB., Pienkowski, M., Wu, EX. (2015). Long-term, passive exposure to non-traumatic acoustic noise induces neural adaptation in the adult rat medical geniculate body and auditory cortex. NeuroImage.
  21. Chan, KMK., Li, CM., Ma, EPM., Yiu, EML., McPherson, DB. (2015). Noise Levels In An Urban Asian School Environment. Noise & Health.
  22. Chan, ZYT., McPherson, DB. (2015). Over-the-counter hearing aids: A lost decade for change. BioMed Research International.
  23. JIANG, C., Whitehill, TL., McPherson, DB., Ng, ML. (2015). Spectral features and perceptual judgment of place of affricate in Putonghua-speaking pre-adolescents with normal and cleft palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  24. Ma, X., McPherson, DB., Yang, F. (2014). Diagnosis for children with (central) auditory processing disorder and future development in China. 中国听力语言康复科学杂志, Chinese Scientific Journal of Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation.
  25. McPherson, DB. (2014). Hearing assistive technologies in developing countries: Background, achievements, challenges. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology.
  26. Fuente, A., McPherson, DB., Hickson, L. (2013). Auditory dysfunction associated with solvent exposure. BMC Public Health.
  27. Ma, X., McPherson, DB., Ma, L. (2013). Chinese speech audiometry material: Past, present, future. Hearing, Balance and Communication.
  28. McPherson, B., Amedofu, G. (2013). Hearing aid candidacy and strategies in developing countries. ENT and audiology news.
  29. Lo, AHC., McPherson, DB. (2013). Hearing screening for school children: utility of noise-cancelling headphones. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders.
  30. Cheung, KYW., Leung, MT., McPherson, DB. (2013). Reading strategies of Chinese students with severe to profound hearing loss. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education.
  31. Fuente, A., McPherson, DB., Hormazabal, X. (2013). Self-reported hearing performance in workers exposure to solvents. Revista de Saude Publica.
  32. Barwood, CHS., Wilson, WJ., Malicka, AN., McPherson, DB., Lloyd, D., Munt, K., Murdoch, BE. (2013). The effect of rTMS on auditory processing in adults with chronic, bilateral tinnitus: a placebo-controlled pilot study. Brain Stimulation: basic, translational and clinical research in neuromodulation.
  33. Fuente, A., McPherson, DB., Cardemil, F. (2013). Xylene-induced auditory dysfunction in humans. Ear and Hearing.
  34. Mcpherson, B., Mcmahon, K., Wilson, W., Copland, D. (2012). "I know you can hear me": Neural correlates of feigned hearing loss. Human Brain Mapping.
  35. Fuente, A., McPherson, B., Kwok, ETT., Chan, K., Kramer, SE. (2012). Adaptation of the Amsterdam Inventory for Auditory Disability and Handicap into Cantonese. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  36. Fuente, A., McPherson, DB., Hormazabal, X., HIckson, L. (2012). Adaptation of the Amsterdam Inventory for Auditory Disability and Handicap into Spanish. Disability & Rehabilitation.
  37. Lau, CTL., McPherson, B., Fuente, A. (2012). Cantonese Time-Compressed Speech Test: Normative values for young adults. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.
  38. Yang, FF., McPherson, B., Shu, H., Xiao, Y. (2012). Central auditory nervous system dysfunction in infants with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  39. Yang, F., McPherson, DB., Shu, H. (2012). Evaluation of an auditory assessment protocol for Chinese infants with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal.
  40. Fuente, A., McPherson, DB., Hood, LJ. (2012). Hearing loss associated with xylene exposure in a laboratory worker. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.
  41. Chan, RSY., McPherson, B., Zhang, VW. (2012). Neonatal otoacoustic emission screening and sudden infant death syndrome. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  42. McPherson, B. (2012). Newborn hearing screening in developing countries: needs and new directions. Indian Journal of Medical Research.
  43. Yang, FF., McPherson, B., Shu, H., Xie, N., Xiang, K. (2012). Structural abnormalities of the central auditory pathway in infants with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal.
  44. Fuente, A., McPherson, DB., Hickson, L. (2011). Central auditory dysfunction associated with exposure to a mixture of solvents. International Journal of Audiology.
  45. Zhang, VW., Zhang, ZG., McPherson, B., Hu, Y., Hung, YS. (2011). Detection improvement for neonatal click evoked otoacoustic emissions by time-frequency filtering. Computers in Biology and Medicine.
  46. McPherson, B. (2011). Innovative technology in hearing instruments: matching needs in the developing world. Trends in Amplification.
  47. McPherson, B., Law, MMS., Wong, MSM. (2010). Hearing screening for school children: Comparison of low-cost, computer-based and conventional audiometry. Child: Care, Health and Development.
  48. Danermark, B., Cieza, A., Gangé, JP., Gimigliano, F., Granberg, S., Hickson, L., Kramer, SE., Mcpherson, B., Mller, C., Russo, I., Strmgren, JP., Stucki, G., Swanepoel, D. (2010). International classification of functioning, disability, and health core sets for hearing loss: A discussion paper and invitation. International Journal of Audiology.
  49. Wong, PWY., McPherson, DB. (2010). Reasons for non-adoption of a hearing aid among elderly Chinese. Asian Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics.
  50. Swanepoel, DW., Clark, JL., Koekemoer, D., Hall Iii, JW., Krumm, M., Ferrari, DV., Mcpherson, B., Olusanya, BO., Mars, M., Russo, I., Barajas, JJ. (2010). Telehealth in audiology: The need and potential to reach underserved communities. International Journal of Audiology.
  51. Baltussen, R., Li, J., Wu, LD., Ge, XH., Teng, BY., Sun, XB., Han, R., Wang, XL., McPherson, B. (2009). Costs of screening children for hearing disorders and delivery of hearing aids in China. BMC Health Services Research.
  52. Driscoll, C., Kei, J., Arnold, S., Doherty, D., Krajewski, J., McDonald, G., McKeering, E., Tyrrell, M., McPherson, DB. (2009). Racial heritage/melanin and otoacoustic emission measures of cochlear function. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech Language and Hearing.
  53. Wong, LLN., Hickson, L., McPherson, B. (2009). Satisfaction with hearing aids: A consumer research perspective. International Journal of Audiology.
  54. Zhang, VW., Mcpherson, B. (2008). A review of otoacoustic emission hearing screening technology. Audiological Medicine.
  55. McPherson, DB. (2008). Book review. Handbook of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder: Volumes 1 & 2. Community Ear and Hearing Health.
  56. Zhang, J., McPherson, B. (2008). Hearing aid low frequency cut: Effect on mandarin tone and vowel perception in normal-hearing listeners. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica.
  57. Tsang, PWY., McPherson, DB., Wong, ECM., Ng, IHY. (2008). Infant hearing screening: Effects of timeline. Clinical Otolaryngology and Allied Sciences.
  58. Zhang, VW., McPherson, B., Shi, BX., Tang, JLF., Wong, BYK. (2008). Neonatal hearing screening: A combined click evoked and tone burst otoacoustic emission approach. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  59. Zhang, ZG., Zhang, VW., Chan, SC., McPherson, B., Hu, Y. (2008). Time-frequency analysis of click-evoked otoacoustic emissions by means of a minimum variance spectral estimation-based method. Hearing Research.
  60. Zhang, VW., McPherson, B., Zhang, ZG. (2008). Tone burst-evoked otoacoustic emissions in neonates: Normative data. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders.
  61. Yang, FF., McPherson, B. (2007). Assessment and management of hearing loss in children with cleft lip and/or palate: A review. Asian Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  62. Fuente Contreras, AN., McPherson, DB., Chiang, LP., Tang, CH. (2007). Cantonese Dichotic Digit Test: Test Creation and Normative Values for Children and Adults. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.
  63. Fuente, A., McPherson, B. (2007). Central auditory damage induced by solvent exposure. International journal of occupational safety and ergonomics : JOSE.
  64. Fuente, A., McPherson, B. (2007). Central auditory processing effects induced by solvent exposure. International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health.
  65. Fuente, A., McPherson, B. (2007). Central auditory processing: A brief introduction to the processes involved and the non-verbal behavioural tests that can be used with Polish-speaking patients. Otorynolaryngologia.
  66. McPherson, B., Lai, SPS., Leung, KKK., Ng, IHY. (2007). Hearing loss in Chinese school children with Down syndrome. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  67. Zhang, W., McPherson, DB., Liu, Y. (2007). Interference Cancellation for Click Evoked OAE Recordings. American Auditory Society Bulletin.
  68. Olusanya, BO., Swanepoel, DW., Chapchap, MJ., Castillo, S., Habib, H., Mukari, SZ., Martinez, NV., Lin, HC., McPherson, B. (2007). Progress towards early detection services for infants with hearing loss in developing countries. BMC Health Services Research.
  69. Fuente, A., McPherson, B., Muñoz, V., Espina, JP. (2006). Assessment of central auditory processing in a group of workers exposed to solvents. Acta Oto-Laryngologica.
  70. Fuente, A., McPherson, B. (2006). Auditory processing tests for Spanish-speaking adults: An initial study. International Journal of Audiology.
  71. McPherson, B., Man, TL. (2006). Central auditory processing disorder associated with moyamoya disease. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  72. Chan, KK., McPherson, DB., Whitehill, TL. (2006). Chinese Attitudes Towards Cleft Palate: Effects of Personal Contact. Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Journal.
  73. Leung, SWH., McPherson, B. (2006). Classrooms for children with developmental disabilities: Sound-field and public address amplification systems compared. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education.
  74. McPherson, DB., Li, SF., Shi, B.X., Tang, J., Wong, B. (2006). Evaluation of a Combined Tone-Burst/Click-Evoked Otoacoustic Emission Protocol. Ear and Hearing.
  75. Olusanya, B., McPherson, DB., Swanepoel, D.W., Shrivastav, R., Chapchap, M. (2006). Globalization of Infant Hearing Screening: The Next Challenge Before JCIH?. Journal of American Academy of Audiology.
  76. Fuente, A., McPherson, B. (2006). Organic solvents and hearing loss: The challenge for audiology. International Journal of Audiology.
  77. Chu, KMY., Mcpherson, B. (2005). Audiological status of Chinese patients with cleft lip/palate. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal.
  78. McPherson, DB., Wong, E.T.L. (2005). Effectiveness of an Affordable Hearing Aid with Early Persons. Disability and Rehabilitation.
  79. Choi, CY., McPherson, B. (2005). Noise levels in Hong Kong Primary Schools: Implications for classroom listening. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education.
  80. Fuente Contreras, AN., McPherson, DB. (2005). Normalizacif3n de la prueba de 'Random Gap Detection' para poblaciones nativas hispanoparlantes. Revista Chilena de Fonaudiologeda.
  81. McPherson, DB., Fuente Contreras, AN. (2005). Percepif3n del Habla Bajo La Presencia de Sonidos Enmascarantes. Breve Revisif3n de los Procesos Involucrados y una aproximacif3n al Procesamiento Auditivo Central. Revista Chilena de Fonoaudiologeda.
  82. McPherson, DB., Massie, R., Theodoros, D., Smaldino, J. (2005). Sound-field Amplification: Enhancing the Classroom Listening Environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children. The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education.
  83. McPherson, DB., Ng, IHY. (2005). Test-retest Reliability of High Frequency Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions. Audiological Medicine.
  84. Ng, IHY., Mcpherson, B. (2005). Test-retest reliability of distortion product otoacoustic emissions in the 1 to 7 kHz range. Audiological Medicine.
  85. McPherson, B., Brouillette, R. (2004). A Fair Hearing for All: Providing Appropriate Amplification in Developing Countries. Communication Disorders Quarterly.
  86. Tang, TPY., McPherson, B., Yuen, KCP., Wong, LLN., Lee, JSM. (2004). Auditory neuropathy/auditory dys-synchrony in school children with hearing loss: Frequency of occurrence. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  87. Wong, L., Hickson, L., McPherson, B. (2004). Hearing aid expectations among Chinese first-time users: Relationships to post-fitting satisfaction. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  88. Chan, VSW., Wong, ECM., McPherson, B. (2004). Occupational hearing loss: Screening with distortion-product otoacoustic emissions. International Journal of Audiology.
  89. McPherson, DB., Ma, CY. (2004). Real Ear Unaided Response in Chinese Young Adults. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.
  90. McPherson, DB., So, LKH., Leung, CS. (2004). Skills Workshops for a Problem-based Learning Curriculum in Speech-language Pathology. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.
  91. Sockalingam, R., Hives, K., Kei, J., McPherson, B. (2003). Cherbourg revisited: Hearing health changes in an Aboriginal community, 1972 to 2000. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  92. Wong, LLN., Hickson, L., McPherson, DB. (2003). Expectations, Benefit, Disconfirmation, and Satisfaction. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  93. Wong, LLN., Hickson, L., McPherson, B. (2003). Hearing Aid Satisfaction: What Does Research from the Past 20 Years Say?. Trends in Amplification.
  94. Driscoll, C., Kei, J., Bates, D., McPherson, B. (2003). Tympanometry and TEOAE Testing of Children with Down Syndrome in Special Schools. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  95. Yuen, KCP., Mcpherson, B. (2002). Audiometric configurations of hearing impaired children in Hong Kong: Implications for amplification. Disability and Rehabilitation.
  96. McPherson, DB., Driscoll, L., Kei, J., McPherson, DB. (2002). Handedness Effects on Transient Evoked Otoacastic Emissions in School Children. Journal of American Academy of Audiology.
  97. Croper, L., Kei, J., Smyth, J., Maurer, M., Young, J., Tudehope, D., McPherson, DB. (2002). Neonatal Transient Evoked Otoacoustic Emission Screening: How Many Stimuli are Enough?. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  98. Kei, J., Robertson, K., Driscoll, C., Smyth, V., McPherson, B., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (2002). Seasonal effects on transient evoked otoacoustic emission screening outcomes in infants versus 6-year-old children. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.
  99. O'Donnell, D., McPherson, DB. (2002). Student Speech Pathologist Attitudes to Disabled People: Is There Any Need for Change?. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.
  100. Driscoll, C., Kei, J., Bates, D., McPherson, B. (2002). Transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in children studying in special schools. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  101. Driscoll, C., Kei, J., Bates, D., McPherson, DB. (2002). Transient evoked otogcoustic emissions in children studying in special schools. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  102. Massie, R., Theodorus, D., Byrne, D., McPherson, DB., Smaldino, J. (2001). Differences in communications outcomes when utilising sound field FM amplification in the classrooms of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children [abstract]. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  103. Driscoll, C., Kei, J., McPherson, B. (2001). Outcomes of transient evoked otoacoustic emission testing in 6-year-old school children: A comparison with pure tone screening and tympanometry. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  104. McPherson, DB. (2001). School children with hearing loss: Is there a need for auditory neuropathy screening? [abstract]. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  105. Lee, JSM., McPherson, B., Yuen, KCP., Wong, LLN. (2001). Screening for auditory neuropathy in a school for hearing impaired children. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  106. Kei, J., Robertson, K., Driscoll, C., McPherson, DB., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (2001). Seasonal effect on transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in infants and school children (abstract). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  107. Chan, JC., McPherson, B. (2001). Spontaneous and transient evoked otoacoustic emissions: A racial comparison. Journal of Audiological Medicine.
  108. Massie, R., Theodorus, D., Byrne, D., McPherson, DB., Smaldino, J. (2001). Teacher ratings follwing short term use of sound field FM amplification [abstract]. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  109. Kei, J., Flynn, C., McPherson, B., Smyth, V., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (2001). The effect of high-pass filtering on TEOAE in 2-month-old infants. British Journal of Audiology.
  110. Smith, S., Kei, J., McPherson, DB., Smyth, V. (2001). The effect of speech babble on transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in normal-hearing adults. Journal of American Academy of Audiology.
  111. Driscoll, C., Kei, J., McPherson, B. (2000). Cost comparison of hearing screening programs: Transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in infant screening and screening at school entry. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  112. Kei, J., Smyth, V., Murdoch, B., McPherson, B. (2000). Measuring the understanding of sentences by hearing-impaired children: Comparison with connected discourse ratings. Audiology.
  113. Cheng, CM., McPherson, B. (2000). Over-the-counter hearing aids: Electroacoustic characteristics and possible target client groups. Audiology.
  114. Shi, S., Kei, J., Murdoch, B., McPherson, B., Smyth, V., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (2000). Paediatric hearing screening in the community: A comparison of outcomes from transient evoked and distortion product otoacoustic emission measures. Scandinavian Audiology.
  115. Chan, RH., McPherson, B. (2000). Test-retest reliability of tone-burst-evoked otoacoustic emissions. Acta Oto-Laryngologica.
  116. Driscoll, C., Kei, J., McPherson, B. (2000). Transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in 6-year-old school children: A normative study. Scandinavian Audiology.
  117. Molloy, J., Kei, J., Smyth, V., McPherson, B., Young, J., Tudehope, D., Maurer, M., Rankin, G., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (1999). Distortion product otoacoustic emissions in neonates and two-month-old infants. Australian Journal of Audiology.
  118. Kei, J., Murdoch, B., Smyth, V., McPherson, DB. (1999). Measuring the understanding of connected discourse: an overview of methodology and clinical applications in rehabilitative audiology. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.
  119. Smyth, V., McPherson, B., Kei, J., Young, J., Tudehope, D., Maurer, M., Rankin, G. (1999). Otoacoustic emission criteria for neonatal hearing screening. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  120. Nicholas, S., Kei, J., Woodyatt, G., McPherson, B. (1999). Otoacoustic emission findings in Rett syndrome. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.
  121. Massie, R., Theodoros, D., Byrne, D., McPherson, B., Smaldino, J. (1999). The effects of sound field classroom amplification on the communicative interactions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Australian Journal of Audiology.
  122. Driscoll, C., Kei, J., Murdoch, B., McPherson, B., Smyth, V., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (1999). Transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in two-month-old infants: A normative study. Audiology.
  123. Rhoades, K., McPherson, B., Smyth, V., Kei, J., Baglioni, A. (1998). Effects of background noise on click-evoked otoacoustic emissions. Ear and Hearing.
  124. McPherson, DB., Kei, J., Smyth, V., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (1998). Infant hearing screening using TEOAE: A feasibility study. Public Health.
  125. Winton, A., Smyth, V., Kei, J., McPherson, B., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (1998). Infant hearing screening: A comparison of two techniques. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.
  126. Kei, J., Smyth, V., Murdoch, B., McPherson, DB. (1998). Measuring the understanding of sentences by hearing-impaired children: a comparison with connected discourse ratings. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.
  127. Shi, S., Murdoch, B., Kei, J., McPherson, DB., Smyth, V., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (1998). Paediatric hearing screening in the community: A comparison of transient evoked and distortion product otoacoustic emissions measures. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology.
  128. Driscoll, C., Murdoch, B., Smyth, V., McPherson, DB., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (1998). Transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in two-month-old infants: a normative study. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.
  129. McPherson, B., Swart, SM. (1997). Childhood hearing loss in sub-Saharan Africa: A review and recommendations. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology.
  130. McPherson, B., Smyth, V. (1997). Hearing screening for school children with otitis media using otoacoustic emission measures. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.
  131. Kei, J., Murdoch, B., Smyth, V., McPherson, DB. (1997). Predicting the understanding of Cantonese connected discourse. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.
  132. Young, D., McPherson, DB., Hickson, L., Lawson, M. (1997). Preferred FM system listening level of children with central auditory processing disorders. Journal of Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology.
  133. Smyth, V., McPherson, B., Young, J., Tudenhope, D. (1997). Test-retest variability in transient evoked otoacoustic emissions obtained from special care nursery neonates. Australian Journal of Otolaryngology.
  134. Kei, J., McPherson, B., Smyth, V., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (1997). Transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in infants: Effects of gender, ear asymmetry and activity status. Audiology.
  135. Manjaji, J., McPherson, B., Chan, PCL. (1996). Children with hearing loss in Sabah: Current and future service provision. Australian Journal of Education of the Deaf.
  136. Strachan, D., McPherson, B., Smyth, V., Scott, J. (1996). Hearing screening for children with otitis media with effusion using external ear resonance. Journal of Audiological Medicine.
  137. Baumfield, A., Hickson, L., Mcpherson, B. (1993). Performance of assistive listening devices using insertion gain measures. Scandinavian Audiology.

 

Conference Papers
  1. McPherson, DB. (2017). Improving access to hearing devices in low and medium income countries. ENT World Congress, 2017.
  2. McPherson, DB., Chen, W., Chow, KT. (2016). Effects of blood group on cochlear function: Exploratory studies. Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium (HKSHS), 2016.
  3. Cai, T., Yang, F., Li, C., McPherson, B. (2016). Hearing loss in children with otitis media with effusion: Actual and simulated effects on speech perception. Conference on HEaring Across the Lifespan, HeAL 2016.
  4. Cai, T., McPherson, DB. (2016). Otitis media related hearing loss in children: Implications for speech perception. World Congress of Audiology (WCA), 2016.
  5. McPherson, DB., Chen, W., Chow, KT. (2016). Otoacoustic emissions: Does blood group affect emission characteristics?. 33rd World Congress of Audiology.
  6. Cai, T., Yang, F., Li, CW., McPherson, DB. (2016). Pure tone hearing gradations in Chinese children with otitis media with effusion. Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium (HKSHS), 2016.
  7. McPherson, DB., Ma, X., Ma, L. (2015). Children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate: Electrophysiological assessment of auditory processing disorder. Asia Pacific Conference on Speech, Language & Hearing, APCSLH 2015, 2015年第九届亚太听力言语语言国际大会.
  8. McPherson, DB., Chow, KT. (2015). Otoacoustic emissions in young adults: effects of blood group. British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology, BACO 2015.
  9. Cai, T., McPherson, DB. (2015). Sentence perception in Mandarin-speaking children with otitis media with effusion children. Asia Pacific Conference on Speech, Language & Hearing, APCSLH 2015, 2015年第九届亚太听力言语语言国际大会.
  10. Ma, X., McPherson, B., Ma, L. (2014). Assessment of hearing status in children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate in China. 5th International Conference of the Coalition for Global Hearing Health 2014.
  11. Ma, X., McPherson, DB., Ma, L. (2014). Comprehensive assessment of (central) auditory processing abilities in school age children with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate. World Congress of Audiology.
  12. McPherson, DB. (2014). Developing countries, developing hearing health. Phonak International Pediatric Audiology Conference.
  13. Chan, KTY., Wong, ECM., Law, CW., McPherson, DB. (2014). Improving Newborn Hearing Screening: Are Ear Inserts an Effective AABR Option?. World Congress of Audiology.
  14. McPherson, DB. (2014). Over-the-counter hearing aids: To be embraced or avoided?. Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium, 2014.
  15. Ma, X., Ma, L., McPherson, DB. (2013). Assessment of (central) auditory processing disorder in children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate. 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies 2013.
  16. McPherson, DB. (2013). The audiologist in the cleft lip/palate multidisciplinary team: Conventional and emerging roles. 9th National Symposium of Cleft Lip and Palate.
  17. Ma, X., Ma, L., McPherson, DB. (2012). Assessing (central) auditory processing disorder in children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate: applying electrophysiologic tests. 10th Chinese National & 7th Chinese-International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  18. Yang, F., McPherson, B. (2012). Auditory processing disorders in school-aged Chinese children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate - a pilot study. 20th National Conference of the Audiological Society of Australia 2012.
  19. Ma, X., Ma, L., McPherson, B. (2012). Behavioural assessment of (central) auditory processing disorder in children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate. 20th National Conference of the Audiological Society of Australia 2012.
  20. Ma, X., Ma, L., McPherson, DB. (2012). Diagnosing auditory processing disorder in children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate: applying behavioural tests. Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium 2012.
  21. Ma, X., Ma, L., McPherson, B. (2012). Electrophysiologic assessment of (central) auditory processing disorder in children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.
  22. Law, CW., Leung, SCS., McPherson, DB. (2012). Eliciting request productions by four-picture sequenced cartoons: a possible measure of children’s pragmatic abilities. Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium 2012.
  23. McPherson, B., Fuente, A. (2012). Industrial solvent exposure: a hazard to hearing at many levels. 20th National Conference of the Audiological Society of Australia 2012.
  24. Wilson, W., Malicka, A., Barwood, C., McPherson, DB., Murdoch, B. (2012). The influence of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in chronic tinnitus: a placebo controlled pilot study. 20th National Conference of the Audiological Society of Australia 2012.
  25. McPherson, DB. (2011). Auditory processing disorders in children with cleft lip/palate. 6th Chinese International Congress on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and 9th Chinese National Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2011, 2011中國國際第六次暨全國第九次口腔頜面外科學術會議.
  26. Chan, KMK., Yiu, EML., Ma, EPM., McPherson, DB. (2011). Classrooms Acoustics and Its Impact on Teachers’ Voice. Annual Symposium of the Voice Foundation.
  27. Chan, K., Yiu, E., Ma, E., McPherson, B. (2011). Risk factors associated with voice problems in teachers. ASHA Convention 2011.
  28. Law, CW., Naska, CW., Law, S., Leung, CS., McPherson, B. (2011). The effect of power, social distance and rank of imposition on the request productions in Cantonese-speaking school-aged children. International Pragmatics Conference.
  29. Laperle, N., Marchese, S., Smith, A., McPherson, B. (2010). Affordable hearing health care needs and initiatives in developing countries. Abstract Book of the 30th International Congress of Audiology.
  30. Zhang, VW., McPherson, B., Shi, BX., Tang, JLF., Wong, BYK. (2010). Comparison of alternative methods in neonatal hearing screening: tone-burst otoacoustic emissions and time-frequency filtering. Abstract Book of the 30th International Congress of Audiology.
  31. Chan, CYJ., Wong, LLN., McPherson, DB. (2010). Comparison of speech perception in noise and localization abilities in young and middle-age adults. AudiologyNOW!® 2010.
  32. McPherson, B., McMahon, K., Wilson, W., Copland, D. (2010). Neural correlates of feigned hearing loss: an fMRI study. Abstract Book of the 30th International Congress of Audiology.
  33. Battle, D., Behlau, M., Brouillette, R., Cheng, L., Dollaghan, C., Krause, SE., McPherson, DB., Murry, T., Theodoros, D., Wong, A., Yoshinaga-Itano, C. (2010). Research and researchers without borders: global issues and trends. Annual Meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, ASH 2010.
  34. McPherson, DB. (2010). Round Table Discussion: Hearing Health Care and latest technologies. International Congress of Audiology (ICA), 2010.
  35. Yang, F., McPherson, B. (2010). Structural abnormalities and dysfunction of the auditory cortex in infants with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate. Abstract Book of Annual Scientific Conference of the Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland.
  36. Yang, F., McPherson, B. (2010). Structural abnormalities and dysfunction of the auditory cortex in infants with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate. Abstract Book of the 30th International Congress of Audiology.
  37. McPherson, DB., McMahon, K., Wilson, WJ., Copland, D. (2010). “I know you can hear me”: Neural correlates of feigned hearing loss. National Conference of the Audiological Society of Australia.
  38. McPherson, DB. (2009). Cost effectiveness of screening. Intercountry Consultative Meeting for Developing Guidelines Regarding Infant Hearing Screening in the Region.
  39. Wong, LLN., Hickson, L., McPherson, DB. (2009). Effect of expectation, performance and disconfirmation on satisfaction with hearing aids. International Symposium on Healthy Aging, ISHA 2009.
  40. Chan, KMK., McPherson, DB., Ma, EPM., Yiu, EML. (2009). Green Voice Project for teachers: reducing the risk of developing voice problems in teachers using the Teachers' Voice Risk Calculator. Annual Occupational Voice Symposium.
  41. McPherson, DB., Wong, M., Pang, S., Law, M. (2008). Affordable hearing assessment equipment for developing countries: Field studies of a computer-based audiometer. Abstracts of the XXIXth International Congress of Audiology.
  42. Fuente, CAN., McPherson, DB. (2008). Association between solvent exposure and auditory damage. Bulletin of the American Auditory Society.
  43. McPherson, DB., Zhang, W. (2008). Feasibility of a combined OAE approach in neonatal screening. 2008 ProgramNOW! AudiologyNOW 2008 National Convention, Charlotte NC, 2-5 April, 2008.
  44. Zhang, W., McPherson, DB., Zhang, ZG. (2008). Neonatal click-evoked otoacoustic emissions: A wavelet transform technique to reduce low-frequency noise effects. Abstracts of the XXIXth International Congress of Audiology.
  45. Yang, F., McPherson, DB. (2008). Structural abnormalities of the auditory cortex in infants with nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate: Preliminary findings. Abstracts of the XXIXth International Congress of Audiology.
  46. Zhang, W., Zhang, Z., McPherson, DB., Hu, Y., Chan, SC. (2008). Time-frequency filtering to reduce lower frequency noise effects on neonatal click evoked otoacoustic emissions. Hong Kong Biomedical Engineering International Conference, BME 2008.
  47. Zhang, W., McPherson, DB. (2008). Wavelet analysis of click-evoked otoacoustic emissions in neonates. 2008 Conference Program, Audiology Australia XVIII National Conference 2008, Canberra, 20-23 May, 2008.
  48. Zhang, ZG., Chan, SC., Zhang, VW., McPherson, B. (2007). A new minimum variance spectral estimation method for analyzing click-evoked otoacoustic emissions. Proceedings - IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems.
  49. McPherson, DB., Law, M., Pang, S. (2007). Affordable Hearing Assessment Equipment for Developing Countries: Trials of a Computer-Based Audiometer. The International Conference on Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hearing Impairment.
  50. Fuente Contreras, AN., McPherson, DB. (2007). Auditory Damage Induced by Occupational Exposure to Solvents. Abstracts of the 8th European Federation of Audiological Societies, Heidelberg, Germany, 6 - 9 June 2007.
  51. McPherson, DB., Cheuk, TLS., Yeung, LYY. (2007). Auditory processing disorders in children and adults with cleft lip/palate. Program & Abstracts, 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Speech, Language and Hearing, Brisbane, 9-13 July 2007.
  52. Fuente Contreras, AN., McPherson, DB. (2007). Central Auditory Damage Induced by Solvent Exposure. Archives of Acoustics.
  53. Wong, LLN., Hickson, L., McPherson, DB. (2007). Consumer satisfaction with hearing aids. Program & Abstracts, 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Speech, Language and Hearing, Brisbane, 9-13 July 2007.
  54. Han, N., Wong, LLN., McPherson, DB. (2007). Development of self-report questionnaire to evalute the hearing aid outcome of Chinese Mandarin speakers. The International Conference on Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hearing Impairment.
  55. McPherson, DB. (2007). Hearing for the Whole World: Provision of Affordable Hearing Aids and Services in Developing Countries. The International Conference on Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hearing Impairment.
  56. Yiu, EML., Ho, EM., Chan, KMK., McPherson, DB., Ma, EPM. (2007). Tele-Assessment Project-Voice Risk Calculator: Reducing the Risk of Developing Voice Problems in Teachers. Universitas 21 Health Sciences Group Annual Meeting.
  57. Han, N., Wong, LLN., McPherson, DB. (2007). Test-retest reliability of a self-report questionniare to evalute the hearing aid outcome of Chinese Mandarin speakers. Asia Pacific Conference on Speech, Langauge and Hearing.
  58. Zhang, VW., McPherson, DB. (2006). An Alternative Method in Neonatal Hearing Screening: Click-evoked Otoacoustic Emissions Plus Tone-burst Otoacoustic Emissions. International Congress of Audiology, International Society of Audiology.
  59. Fuente Contreras, AN., McPherson, DB. (2006). Auditory damage Induced by Occupational Exposure to Solvents. International Congress of Audiology, International Society of Audiology.
  60. McPherson, DB., Zhang, JX. (2006). Hearing Aid Low Frequency Cut: Effect on Mandarin Tone and Vowel Perception. International Congress of Audiology, International Society of Audiology.
  61. Wong, LLN., Hickson, L., McPherson, DB. (2005). Modeling the Effect of Performance and Disconfirmation on Hearing Aid Satisfaction. Annual Meeting of the American Auditory Society.
  62. Wong, LLN., Hickson, L., McPherson, DB. (2004). A Causal Model of Hearing Aid Satisfaction [Abstract]. The International Congress of Audiology, Phoenix, Arizona USA.
  63. Wong, LLN., McPherson, DB. (2003). Audiology Research at the University of Hong Kong. Collection of Thesis. The 5th Hearing International Scientific Conference.
  64. McPherson, DB. (2002). Neonatal hearing screening: Can tone burst OAEs improve test accuracy?. Program & Book of Abstracts, 2nd International Conference on Newborn Hearing Screening, Diagnosis and Intervention.
  65. Wong, LLN., Mcpherson, DB. (2001). Auditory neuropathy: A worldview of assessment & management. Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology.
  66. McPherson, DB., Lau, KM. (2001). Nursing home noise levels: Effects on elderly communication ability. Abstracts of the 2nd International Symposium on Chinese Elderly.
  67. McPherson, DB. (2001). The Bernafon Scholarship Program: Supporting the development of audiology in China. Project Descriptions & Resource Book, Forum on Working with Mainland China.
  68. Mcpherson, DB. (2000). Over-the-counter hearing aids in developing countries. Congress Week Program & Abstract Book, 19th International Congress on education of the Deaf and 7th Asia-Pacific Congress on Deafness.
  69. Massie, R., Byrne, D., Theodoros, D., Mcpherson, DB., Smaldino, J. (2000). Short term effects of sound field classroom intervention on the communication of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Hearing Aid Amplification for the New Millenium - Conference Abstracts. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology..
  70. So, LKH., Mcpherson, DB., Leung, CS. (2000). Skills Workshops for Problem-Based learning Curriculum in Speech-Language Pathology. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention.
  71. So, LKH., Mcpherson, DB. (2000). Skills workshops for problem-based learning curriculum in SLP. the ASHA leader, ASHA Annual Convention.
  72. Wong, LLN., McPherson, DB. (2000). The case of Mr. Chicago Cochlea: an introduction to problem-based learning. Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology.
  73. McPherson, DB., So, LKH., Leung, CS. (1999). Using the internet to facilitate PBL: Web-based tutor and student guides. Research and Development in Problem Based Learning.
  74. Wong, LLN., McPherson, DB. (1998). Audiology research at the University of Hong Kong - 1998 postgraduate student projects. Abstracts of the Sixth Asia-Pacific Congress on Deafness.
  75. Yuen, KCP., McPherson, B. (1998). Audiometric configurations of hearing-impaired children in Hong Kong: implications for amplification. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.
  76. McPherson, DB., Kei, J., Smyth, V., Latham, S., Loscher, J. (1998). Infant hearing screening using otoacoustic emissions in community health clinics. Abstracts of the Sixth Asia-Pacific Congress on Deafness.
  77. McPherson, DB., Cheng, CM. (1998). Over-the-counter hearing aids - Electroacoustic characteristics and possible target client groups. Abstracts of the XXIV International Congress of Audiology.
  78. Smyth, V., Kei, J., Young, J., Tudehope, D., McPherson, B. (1998). The acquisition of transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in neonates with particular reference to data obtainable from special care nursery neonates. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.

 

Book Chapters
  1. Driscoll, CJ., McPherson, DB., Wilson, WJ. (2014). Hearing Screening for School Children. Hearing Screening for School Children. In McPherson, B & Driscoll, CJ (Eds.), School health screening systems, p. 63-94. New York: Nova Publishers, 2014
  2. McPherson, DB., Driscoll, CJ. (2014). School Health Screening: History, Principles and Analysis. School Health Screening: History, Principles and Analysis. In McPherson, B & Driscoll, CJ (Eds.), School Health Screening Systems, p. 3-22. New York: Nova Publishers, 2014
  3. Fuente, A., McPherson, DB. (2012). Occupational chemical-induced hearing loss. Occupational chemical-induced hearing loss. In Naz, S (Ed.), Hearing loss, p. 171-190. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech, 2012
  4. Driscoll, CJ., McPherson, DB. (2010). Glossary. Glossary. In Driscoll, CJ and McPherson, B (Eds.), Newborn screening systems: the complete perspective, p. 213-221. San Diego: Plural Pub., 2010
  5. Driscoll, CJ., McPherson, DB. (2010). Newborn screening: history, principles and analysis. Newborn screening: history, principles and analysis. In Driscoll CJ and McPherson, B (Eds.), Newborn screening systems: the complete perspective, p. 3-22. San Diego: Plural Pub., 2010
  6. Driscoll, CJ., McPherson, DB. (2010). Preface. Preface. In Driscol, CJ and McPherson, B (Eds.), Newborn screening systems: the complete perspective, p. ix. San Diego, USA: Plural Pub., 2010
  7. McPherson, DB. (2008). Audiology: A developing country context. Audiology: A developing country context. In Audiology in developing countries, p. 5-20. New York: Nova Scientific, 2008
  8. McPherson, DB., Brouillette, R. (2008). Resources for audiologists in developing countries. Resources for audiologists in developing countries. In Audiology in developing countries, p. 223-230. New York: Nova Scientific, 2008
  9. McPherson, DB., Olusanya, BO. (2008). Screening for hearing loss in developing countries. Screening for hearing loss in developing countries. In Audiology in developing countries, p. 75-105. New York: Nova Scientific, 2008

 

Professional Community Services
Professional Societies
  1. 09/78 - present: Member, Audiological Society of Australia
  2. 09/04 - present: Member, International Society of Audiology
  3. 01/97 - present: Fellow, American Academy of Audiology
  4. 01/97 - present: Fellow, Hong Kong Society of Audiology

 

Knowledge Exchange Activities
  1. 2018-02-01 to 2019-06-30: Special Funding for Impact Evidence Collection: KE-SR-2017/41: Impact Evidence Collection for Education (HK$400,000), KE Project Grant
  2. 2015-06-01 to 2017-12-31: Preferred profile for hearing-aid technology suitable for low- and middle-income countries, Books and Other Media (Newspaper, Radio/TV, etc.) for Non-academic Audiences

 

Invited Lectures & Keynote Speeches
  1. 2017-06-01: Improving access to hearing devices in low and medium income countriesENT World Congress, Paris
  2. 2015-02-01: WHO preferred product profiles of hearing aids. 1st World Congress on Ear and Hearing Care
  3. 2014-11-01: Education for audiologists: Effective knowledge for work in developing countries.China Audiology Forum
  4. 2014-10-01: Over-the-counter hearing aids: To be embraced or avoided? Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium
  5. 2012-01-01: Auditory processing disorder in specific populations: Emerging evidenceGlobal Conference on Disorders in Auditory Processing, Literacy, Language and Related Sciences
  6. 2010-04-01: Round Table Discussion: Hearing health care and latest technologiesFinal Programme and Abstract Book, XXXth International Congress of Audiology
  7. 2009-09-01: Hearing for the whole world: Affordable hearing health care needs in developing countriesInauguration Ceremony for WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hearing Impairment
  8. 2008-11-01: The 30 minute testing and fitting system - equipment needs6th World Wide Hearing/World Health Organization Workshop on the Provision of Hearing Aids and Services for Developing Countries
  9. 2007-06-01: The audiologist in the cleft lip/palate multidisciplinary team: Conventional and emerging roles21st Congress of the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry, Hong Kong, 13-17 June 2007
  10. 2007-04-01: Hearing for the whole world: Provision of affordable hearing aids and services in developing countries1st International Conference on Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hearing Impairment, Beijing, 26-28 April 2007
  11. 2006-10-01: Hearing assessment for workers exposed to solvents42nd South African ENT Congress in conjunction with the South African Speech, Language and Hearing Association. Cape Town, South Africa
  12. 2006-10-01: Hearing for the whole world. Contemporary initiatives in affordable hearing health care for developing countries42nd South African ENT Congress in conjunction with the South African Speech, Language and Hearing Association. Cape Town, South Africa, October 2006
  13. 2006-10-01: Multidisciplinary teamwork in cleft lip/palate: Audiologist role. 42nd South African ENT Congress in conjunction with the South African Speech, Language and Hearing Association. Cape Town, South Africa, October 2006
  14. 2006-10-01: Problem-based learning in speech and hearing sciences: Why and How42nd South African ENT Congress in conjunction with the South African Speech, Language and Hearing Association. Cape Town, South Africa, October 2006
  15. 2004-12-01: Neonatal hearing screening: Policies and ProceduresKeynote Speaker, International Conference on Recent Developments in Paediatric Audiology. Hong Kong, December, 2004
  16. 2004-09-01: Neonatal hearing screening programs in Australia and Hong KongInvited Panelist, Neonatal screening models outside the US: Protocols and technology, XXVIIth International Congress of Audiology. Phoenix, USA, September 2004

 

Editorship
  1. 2013: Associate Editor, Chinese Scientific Journal of Hearing & Speech Rehabilitation
  2. 2011: Editorial Board Member, Speech, Language and Hearing
  3. 2010 - 2011: Associate Editor, International Journal of Audiology
  4. 2010: Editorial Board Member, Asia Pacific Journal of Speech Language and Hearing
  5. 2009: Editor-At-Large, International Journal of Audiology
  6. 2009: Editorial Board Member, Asia Pacific Journal Of Speech, Language And Hearing
  7. 2007: Editor-at-Large, International Journal of Audiology
  8. 2007 - 2008: Editorial Consultant, Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing
  9. 2005, 2007: Editor-at-Large, International Journal of Audiology
  10. 2004: Editiorial Board Member, Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing
  11. 2004, 2006, 2008 - 2011: Editorial Consultant, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology
  12. 2001: Editorial Board, Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing
  13. 2000: Journal editor, Editorial Board Member: Asia Pacific Journal of Speech Language and Hearing
  14. 2000: Journal editor, Editorial Consultant: The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology
  15. 1999: Editorial Board Member, Asia Pacific Journal of Speech Language & Hearing
  16. 1999: Editorial Board Member, Australian Journal of Audiology

 

Community Service
  1. 2014-10-01 to 2018-09-01: Member, Grant Review Board, Food and Health Bureau
  2. 2013-03-01 to 2017-08-01: Chairperson, World Health Organization
  3. 2012-06-01 to 2016-06-01: Director, Society for Sound Hearing International
  4. 2011-06-01 to 2017-06-01: Senior Consultant, China Rehabilitation Research Center for Deaf Children
  5. 2011-06-01 to 2013-06-01: Volunteer Audiologist, Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss

 

Others
Teaching List, Current
  1. 2017-18 Semester 2, MSCA8002, 2A, Audiology III
  2. 2017-18 Semester 2, MSCA8006, FA, Clinical practice in audiology II
  3. 2017-18 Semester 2, MSCA8007, 2A, Clinical case study
  4. 2017-18 Semester 2, MSCA8999, 2A, Research project
  5. 2017-18 Semester 2, SHSM6030, 2A, Research issues & methodology in hearing
  6. 2017-18 Semester 1, MSCA8001, 1A, Research methods
  7. 2017-18 Semester 1, MSCA8002, 1A, Audiology III
  8. 2017-18 Semester 1, MSCA8004, 1A, Contemporary issues in audiology
  9. 2017-18 Semester 1, MSCA8006, FA, Clinical practice in audiology II
  10. 2017-18 Semester 1, SHSC3034, 1A, Audiology and Arual Rehabilitation
  11. 2016-17 Semester 2, MSCA7004, 2A, Audiology II
  12. 2016-17 Semester 2, MSCA7009, FA, Clinical practice in audiology I
  13. 2016-17 Semester 1, MSCA7001, 1A, Anatomy and physiology
  14. 2016-17 Semester 1, MSCA7002, 1A, Hearing science
  15. 2016-17 Semester 1, MSCA7003, 1A, Audiology I
  16. 2016-17 Semester 1, MSCA7005, 1A, Biological bases of speech and hearing
  17. 2016-17 Semester 1, MSCA7007, 1A, Intervention I
  18. 2016-17 Semester 1, MSCA7009, FA, Clinical practice in audiology I
  19. 2016-17 Semester 1, SHSM6030, 1A, Research issues & methodology in hearing
  20. 2015-16 Semester 2, MSCA8001, FA, Research methods
  21. 2015-16 Semester 2, MSCA8002, FA, Audiology III
  22. 2015-16 Semester 2, MSCA8004, FA, Contemporary issues in audiology
  23. 2015-16 Semester 2, MSCA8007, FA, Clinical case study
  24. 2015-16 Semester 2, MSCA8999, 2A, Research project
  25. 2015-16 Semester 1, MSCA8001, FA, Research methods
  26. 2015-16 Semester 1, MSCA8002, FA, Audiology III
  27. 2015-16 Semester 1, MSCA8004, FA, Special topics
  28. 2015-16 Semester 1, MSCA8007, FA, Case study
  29. 2014 S2, MSCA7004, 2A, Audiology II
  30. 2014 S2, MSCA7005, FA, Biological bases of speech and hearing
  31. 2014 S2, SHSM6030, 2A, Research issues & methodology in hearing
  32. 2014 S1, MSCA7002, 1A, Hearing science
  33. 2014 S1, MSCA7005, FA, Biological bases of speech and hearing
  34. 2013 S1, MSCA8001, 1A, Research methods
  35. 2013 S1, MSCA8002, 1A, Audiology III
  36. 2013 S1, MSCA8004, 1A, Special topics

 

Supervision of Research Postgraduate Students
  1. , The Cognition of Sign Language; Special Education; Hearing Loss
  2. , A Study of Generic Noun Phrases in Child Cantonese, Cantonese Child Language Acquisition
  3. , Alternative methods in neonatal hearing screening: tone-burst otoacoustic emissions and time-frequency filtering, Speech and Hearing Sciences
  4. , Auditory Damage Associated with Solvent Exposure: Evidence from a Cross-Sectional Study, Hearing Loss Caused by Organic Solvents Exposure
  5. , Central Auditory Impairment in Children with Nonsyndromic Cleft Lip and/or Palate, Auditory Processing Disorder in Patients with Oral clefts
  6. , Comprehensive assessment of (central) auditory processing disorder in school age children with non-syndromic cleft lip and/or palate, Audiology
  7. , Development of a self-report questionnaire to evaluate hearing aid outcomes in Chinese speakers, Audiology
  8. , Effects of Expiratory Muscle Strength Training on Speech in Patients with Parkinson's Disease, Motor Speech Disorders
  9. , Hearing sensitivity and speech perception in Mandarin-speaking children with otitis media with effusion, Speech & Hearing Sciences
  10. , Investigation of Consonants in Putonghua Speakers with Cleft Palate, Speech and Hearing Sciences
  11. , Perception and Production of Emotional Prosodies in People with Parkinson's Disease and Associated Hypokinetic Dysarthria, Motor Speech Disorder
  12. , Request realizations in Cantonese-speaking school-aged children, Language Acquisition
  13. , The Phonological Mediation Hypothesis: Evidence from Chinese Students with Hearing Impairment, Reading Difficulty Characteristics in Hearing-impaired Stduents and Younger Readers

 

HKU Committee Appointments
  1. 2015-09-07 to 2017-08-31: Academic Reviews, Advisory Group on, Nine professors appointed by the Senate for two years at a time, with membership staggered at one yearly intervals
  2. 2015-07-01 to Present: Faculty of Education, Board of the, The teachers who are members of the Faculty and who are full-time employees of the University
  3. 2015-03-01 to 2015-06-30: Faculty of Education, Board of the, The teachers who are members of the Faculty and who are full-time employees of the University
  4. 2013-01-01 to 2013-06-30: Senate, Chairman of each Board of the Faculty
  5. 2010-07-01 to 2015-02-28: Faculty of Education, Board of the, The teachers who are members of the Faculty and who are full-time employees of the University
  6. 2006-05-01 to 2010-06-30: Faculty of Education, Board of the, The teachers who are members of the Faculty and who are full-time employees of the University
  7. 2006-01-01 to 2006-04-30: Faculty of Dentistry, Board of the, The teachers who are members of the Faculty and who are full-time employees of the University
  8. 2006-01-01 to 2006-04-30: Faculty of Education, Board of the, Lecturers in Faculty
  9. 2003-01-01 to 2005-12-31: Faculty of Education, Board of the, Lecturers in Faculty
  10. 2002-07-01 to 2003-10-31: Senate, 2 teachers from each Faculty being members of the Board of that Faculty and not being Professors or the Heads of Teaching Departments, who shall be elected by the non-professorial members of the Board, Education Faculty Board
  11. 2000-01-01 to 2002-12-31: Faculty of Education, Board of the, Lecturers in Faculty
  12. 1996-12-16 to 1999-12-31: Faculty of Education, Board of the, Lecturers in Faculty

 

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