James W. Hall III, PhD is an internationally recognized audiologist with 40-years of clinical, teaching, research, and administrative experience. He received a Bachelor’s degree in biology from American International College, a Masters degree in speech pathology from Northwestern University and his Ph.D. in audiology from Baylor College of Medicine under the direction of James Jerger.
During his career, Dr. Hall has held clinical and academic audiology positions at major medical centers including the University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas Medical School-Houston, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Florida.
Dr. Hall now holds academic appointments as Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Communication Pathology at the University of Pretoria in South Africa and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Audiology at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale Florida and at Salus University in Elkins Park Pennsylvania. He’s also president of James W. Hall III Audiology Consulting LLC.
A Founder of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), Dr. Hall is the recipient of dozens of honors and awards including, most recently the AAA Distinguished Career Award and also the Presidential Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession. His major clinical and research interests are clinical electrophysiology, auditory processing disorders, tinnitus, hyperacusis, and audiology applications of tele-health. A frequent invited speaker in the USA and throughout the world, Dr. Hall is the author of over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles, monographs, or book chapters. He has also authored or co-authored eight textbooks including the Handbook of Auditory Evoked Responses, the Handbook of Otoacoustic Emissions, the New Handbook of Auditory Evoked Responses, Audiologists’ Desk Reference (Volumes I and II), Objective Assessment of Hearing, and Otoacoustic Emissions: Principles, Procedures & Protocols, and in 2014 Introduction to Audiology Today.