CSAD Faculty Curriculum Vitae

 

Laura Gaeta, Ph.D.

Doctorate of Audiology Program Director

Email: l.gaeta@csus.edu
Office: Folsom 2316
Office Phone: (916)278-4701

Employment Status: (Employment status is based on the individual’s status assigned by the university.)

Full-time 12-month

Academic Rank:

Assistant Professor         

Role to this program (Select all that apply)

Instructional Faculty
Doctorate of Audiology Program (Proposed) Director

Indicate program other than the accredited Master’s SLP program for which this faculty member contributes a percentage of their overall FTE.

Communication Sciences and Disorders Bachelor of Science

Tenure Status:

Non-tenured and on a tenure track

Indicate credentials this individual holds:

N/A

Indicate the highest degree earned:

Research doctoral (e.g., PhD, EdD)

Degree, institution, year granted and field of study for all degrees earned:

Degree Earned

Institution Name

Year Granted

Field of Study

Ph.D.

University of Oklahoma

2017

Audiology

B.A.

University of Florida

2013

Spanish

B.H.S.

University of Florida

2013

Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Percentage (in decimals) of FTE (workload) allocated to the graduate program for classroom teaching.  (Note: Apply the institution’s formula to calculate this.)

TO BE COMPLETED BY THE DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATION

Other contributions allocated to the graduate program

N/A

Major specialty areas:

Aural rehabilitation with older adults

Cognitive aging and hearing loss

Bilingual speech recognition

Multicultural issues related to service delivery

Courses taught. Provide the course number, course name, and term(s) taught:

Course Number

Course Name

Program

Term(s) Taught

CSAD 111

Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech Mechanism

CSAD Undergraduate

Fall 2018

CSAD 133 Aural rehabilitation            CSAD Undergraduate Spring 2019
CSAD 133 Aural rehabilitation         Second Bachelors, CSAD Fall 2018
CSAD 199 Undergraduate audiology research CSAD Undergraduate Fall 2018, Spring 2019
CSAD 199 Group aural rehabilitation CSAD Undergraduate Fall 2018, Spring 2019

 

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Publications and Presentations completed within the past 5 years. 2013-2018 ONLY

Publications and Papers
  1. Gaeta, L., Azzarello, J., Baldwin, J., Ciro, C.A., Hudson, M., Johnson, C.E., & John, A.B. (in press). Effect of reduced audibility on Mini-Mental State Exam scores. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.
  2. Gaeta, L., Azzarello, J., Baldwin, J., Ciro, C.A., Hudson, M., Johnson, C.E., & John, A.B. (in review). Effect of reduced audibility on Mini-Mental State Examination scores.
  3. Gaeta, L., & John, A.B. (2016). Work out your body, not your ears! Audiology Today, 28(6), 18-27.
  4. Gaeta, L., & John, A.B. (2015). Considerations in speech recognition testing of bilingual and Spanish-speaking patients, Part II: Older children and adults. Journal of Educational, Pediatric, and (Re)Habilitative Audiology, 21, 1-10.
  5. Gaeta, L., & John, A.B. (2015). Considerations in speech recognition testing of bilingual and Spanish-speaking patients, Part I: Young children. Journal of Educational, Pediatric, and (Re)Habilitative Audiology, 21, 1-10.
  6. Alfakir, R., Holmes, A.E., Kricos, P.B., Gaeta, L., & Martin, S. (2015). Evaluation of speech perception via the use of hearing loops and telecoils. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, 1, 1-11.

Presentations

Papers

  1. Pearson, B., John, A.B., & Gaeta, L. (2017, April). Estimates and direct measures of ambient noise and reverberation in Oklahoma public schools. Paper presented at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health Research Day, Oklahoma City, OK.
  2. Gaeta, L., Ciro, C.A., & John, A.B. (2017, April). The ‘hear and know’ of administering cognitive assessments to patients with hearing loss. Paper presented at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health Research Day, Oklahoma City, OK.
  3. Gaeta, L., John, A.B., & Hamilton, T.B. (2017, April). Spanish-speaking patients’ experience with hearing health care. Paper presented at the American Academy of Audiology AudiologyNOW! Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  4. Gaeta, L. (2017, March). The effect of sensorineural hearing loss on cognitive assessment scores. Paper presented at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Graduate College’s Graduate Research, Education, and Technology Symposium, Oklahoma City, OK.
  5. Gaeta, L. (2017, March). In one ear and out the other: How hearing loss impacts responses to cognitive screening questions. Paper presented at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Graduate College’s Graduate Research, Education, and Technology Symposium, Oklahoma City, OK.
  6. Gaeta, L., & John, A.B. (2016, September). Evidence of temporary threshold shift in group fitness class participants. Paper presented at the Oklahoma Speech-Language and Hearing Conference, Midwest City, OK.
  7. Gaeta, L., & John, A.B. (2016, April). Turn down for what? Evidence of temporary threshold shift in group fitness class participants. Paper presented at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health Research Day, Oklahoma City, OK.

Posters

Upcoming

  1.  Hang, A., & Gaeta, L. (2019, March). Experiences with hearing loss within the older Hmong adult community. Poster presented at American Academy of Audiology Conference, Columbus, OH
  2. Hang, A., & Gaeta, L. (2019, March). Experiences with hearing loss within the Hmong older adult community. Poster presented at California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Pasadena, CA.

Past

  1. Gaeta, L. (2018, October). The aging auditory system: It isn’t “all about that bass.” Presentation given at California State University, Sacramento’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Developmental Brown Bag Lecture and Discussion Series, Sacramento, CA.
  2. Gaeta, L., & Tanner, J. (2018, September). Pilot program: A holistic and interprofessional approach to group AR and student training. Poster presented at Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, Pittsburgh, PA.
  3. Gaeta, L., Azzarello, J., Baldwin, J., Ciro, C.A., Hudson, M., Johnson, C.E., & John, A.B. (2018, May). The effects of hearing loss and amplification on cognitive screening test scores. Poster presented at Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  4. Kuykendall, C., John, A.B., & Gaeta, L. (2018, April). Validity of GIN full and short versions in populations with SNHL or CNS disorder. Poster presented at American Academy of Audiology Conference, Nashville, TN.
  5. Gaeta, L., Azzarello, J., Baldwin, J., Ciro, C.A., Hudson, M., Johnson, C.E., & John, A.B. (2018, April). The effects of hearing loss and amplification on cognitive screening test scores. Poster presented at American Academy of Audiology Conference, Nashville, TN.
  6. Pearson, B., John, A.B., & Gaeta, L. (2018, April). Assessment of classroom acoustics in rural and urban Oklahoma public school classrooms. Poster presented at American Academy of Audiology Conference, Nashville, TN.
  7. Kuykendall, C., John, A.B., & Gaeta, L. (2017, September). Validation of the Gaps-in-Noise screening version in disordered populations. Poster presented at Oklahoma Speech-Language and Hearing Conference, Midwest City, OK.
  8. Gaeta, L., John, A.B., & Hamilton, T.B. (2017, September). Phenomenology of Spanish-speaking patients with hearing loss in Oklahoma City. Poster presented at Oklahoma Speech-Language and Hearing Conference, Midwest City, OK.
  9. Gaeta, L., Hassoun, J., & Schmidt, M. (2017, September). CSD students’ experiences with group project work in Greece. Poster presented at Oklahoma Speech-Language and Hearing Conference, Midwest City, OK.
  10. Pearson, B., John, A.B., & Gaeta, L. (2017, September). Modeling classroom acoustics in Oklahoma Public Schools. Poster presented at Oklahoma Speech-Language and Hearing Conference, Midwest City, OK.
  11. Hallab, E., John, A.B., & Gaeta, L. (2017, September). Hearing loss and first language influence fast speech recognition. Poster presented at Oklahoma Speech-Language and Hearing Conference, Midwest City, OK.
  12. Gaeta, L. John, A.B., & Hamilton, T.B. (2017, April). Phenomenology of Spanish-speaking patients with hearing loss in Oklahoma City. Poster presented at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health Research Day, Oklahoma City, OK.
  13. Hallab, E., John, A.B., & Gaeta, L. (2017, April). Effects of speech rate, hearing loss, and first language on speech recognition. Poster presented at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health Research Day, Oklahoma City, OK.
  14. Kuykendall, C., John, A.B., & Gaeta, L. (2017, April). Validity of the Gaps-In-Noise test and screening version in populations with a sensory neural hearing loss or central nervous system disorder. Poster presented at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health Research Day, Oklahoma City, OK.
  15. Gaeta, L., & John, A.B. (2017, April). Temporary threshold shift among group fitness class participants. Poster presented at the American Academy of Audiology AudiologyNOW! Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  16. Gaeta, L., Jones, H., & John, A.B. (2016, September). Effects of manipulating device and environment on smartphone sound level meter precision. Poster presented at the Oklahoma Speech-Language and Hearing Conference, Midwest City, OK.
  17. Gaeta, L., Jones, H., & John, A.B. (2016, April). Effects of manipulating device and environment on smartphone sound level meter precision. Poster presented at the American Academy of Audiology AudiologyNOW! Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  18. Gaeta, L. & John, A.B. (2015, April). "No hablo español": Identifying disparities in hearing healthcare for Spanish-speaking patients in the United States. Poster presented at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health Research Day, Oklahoma City, OK.
  19. Jones, H., John, A.B., & Gaeta L. (2015, April). Real-world factors affecting accuracy and precision of sound level measurement using smartphone applications. Poster presented at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Allied Health Research Day, Oklahoma City, OK.
  20. Alfakir, R., Holmes, A.E., Kricos, P.B., Gaeta, L., & Martin, S. (2014, March). Evaluation of speech perception via the use of hearing loops and telecoils. Poster presented at the American Academy of Audiology AudiologyNow! Conference, Orlando, FL.

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Grants awarded within the past 5 years. 2013-2018

Title

Funding Source

Amount

Authors

Phenomenologic analysis of Spanish-speaking patients’ experiences of hearing healthcare

College of Allied Health Student Research and Creativity Grant, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

$1000.00

Gaeta, L., Hamilton, T., & John, A.

Activities related to clinical service delivery within the past 5 years. 2013-2018

N/A

Clinical supervision experiences with the past 5 years  2013-2018

N/A

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Professional development completed within the past 5 years . 2013-2018

Attendance at professional meetings:

Cognitive Aging Conference (2018)

Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (2018)

California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention (2018)

American Academy of Audiology Conference (2015, 2016, 2017)

California Academy of Audiology (2018)

Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology (2018)

California Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (2018)

Continuing Education:

  • CAA Update (0.1 CEUs), Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 04/12/18-04/13/18
  • Constructive Responses to Pressures to Grow Your University Audiology Clinic (0.1 CEUs), Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 04/12/18-04/13/18
  • Problem Solving and Information Exchange- Program Directors 101 (0.15 CEUs), Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 04/12/18-04/13/18
  • IPE Update: How to Infuse IPP/IPE Into Your Curriculum (0.1 CEUs), Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 04/12/18-04/13/18
  • Refocus: Connecting the Classroom to the Clinic (0.2 CEUs), Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 04/12/18-04/13/18
  • A Guide to Best Practices in Simulations in CSD (0.15 CEUs), Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 04/12/18-04/13/18
  • Innovative Approaches to Successful Externships in Audiology (0.15 CEUs), Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, 04/12/18-04/13/18
  • Medicare Implementation in a University Clinic: Training & Teamwork (0.1 CEUs), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 10/17

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Professionally related service activities for the past 5 years. 2013-2018

American Academy of Audiology Academic Programs Subcommittee [Fall 2018-present]

Journal of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology: Reviewer

California Academy of Audiology: Communications committee, newsletter [Spring 2018-present]

American Academy of Audiology conference: Scientific review committee for research, clinical, and teaching posters subcommittee [Fall 2017, 2018]

Journal of the American Academy of Audiology: Reviewer

Certificates and Affiliations

California Academy of Audiology, member

California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, member

Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, member

American Academy of Audiology, Fellow

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, member without certification

Preparing Future Faculty Program certificate (2016-2017)

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Service on Departmental, College and University committees for the past 5 years. <2013-2018> 

Committee

Level

Term

Academic Clinic Compliance Group

University

Spring 2018

ASHA Accreditation Committee

Department

 Fall 2018-present

Community Relations/Advisory Board

Department

 Fall 2018-present

Curriculum Committee

Department

 Fall 2018-present

Faculty Search Committee, Chair

Department  Fall 2018

Scholarship committee

Department Spring 2018-present

Faculty Search Committee, member

Department Spring 2018

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Academic/Professional Honors and Recognition

Student Leaders in Audiology Conference, AudiologyNOW! 2017 (American Academy of Audiology) [April 2017]

Graduate College Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research, Graduate Research, Education, and Technology Symposium (OUHSC) [March 2017]

Travel award, Graduate Research, Education, and Technology Symposium (OUHSC) [March 2017]

1st Place, Flash Talk Session, Graduate Research, Education, and Technology Symposium (OUHSC) [March 2017]

William F. Austin Scholarship (Starkey) [August 2016-June 2018]                          

Sadanand Singh Memorial Scholarship (American Academy of Audiology Foundation) [2015-2016]

University of Oklahoma Leadership HSC, Class of 2015

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