Groups and Programs



Pathways serves two main purposes. It is a column relaying review information on topics related to CAPD and Neuroaudiology and it is a society for those interested in central auditory disorders that meets on regular basis to discuss relevant issues. 
For those who are interested in joining the Pathways Society please contact Cydney Fox at 

Pathways the Column 

The big news is that Pathways has a new home. Since 2002 it was a column in the Hearing Journal but it is now with Hearing Health and Technology Matters (HHTM) and we are indeed excited with the move. Hearing Health and Technology Matters will provide us a forum with great flexibility to provide news, clinical findings and research findings to the readers of HHTM. Plans are underway to provide more information about the Pathways Society as well as the Pathways column. There will be new formats for providing information on what is happening in the Neuroaudiology & CAPD world. 


Pathways Society 

The Pathways Society has been developed to provide a forum at major meetings such as AAA and ASHA, for individuals interested in discussing current issues related to (Central) Auditory Processing Disorders. All individuals with an interest in auditory processing disorders are welcome to attend these meetings and become a member. Clinicians, scientists and students are encouraged to attend and make their opinions, ideas and questions known. We hope to develop informal meetings that will allow the advancement in (C)APD by sharing information about common concerns and advances in the field. 

Frank E Musiek
University of Arizona 


(C)APD Boot Camp

Recently, more than ever, there is a greater interest and demand for the evaluation and treatment of APD. Hence there is an increasing need for new and relevant information on APD. To help fulfill this need this boot camp brings together an outstanding group of clinicians and researchers to discuss the most current practices and science critical to understanding APD. Diagnostics, management, and important interactions between these two aspects of APD are the focus of this unique conference.

Our last CAPD Boot Camp was held on January 4-5, 2017 at the University of Arizona. Date and time of the next Boot Camp will be determined in the Fall of 2017.

For more information, contact Frank Musiek at


Continuing Education 

The Lectures in Auditory Disorders and Sciences (LADS) program runs in the fall and spring. It invites top clinicians and researchers to present their most recent information. This program began in 2002 and previous LADS speakers have included:

Kent Morest, M.D. – University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Dudley Weider, M.D. – Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

Allen Counter, Ph.D. – Harvard University

Shig Kawada, Ph.D. - University of Connecticut School of Medicine

John Durrant, Ph.D. – University of Pittsburgh

Mark Tramo, M.D. – Harvard University

Jay Buckey, M.D. – Dartmouth Medical School

Francis Kuk, Ph.D. – Widex

Catherine Palmer, Ph.D. – University of Pittsburgh

David Fabry, Ph.D. – University of Miami

Chris Bauch, Ph.D. – Mayo Clinic

Jay Hall, Ph.D. – University of Florida

Nina Kraus, Ph.D. – Northwestern University

Clarke Cox, Ph.D. – Boston University School of Medicine

Don Henderson, Ph.D. – University of Buffalo

Marc Kramer, Ph.D. – Cornell University

Wayne Staab, Ph.D. – American Auditory Society

James Jerger, Ph.D. – University of Texas @ Dallas

Don Worthington, Ph.D. – IHC Hearing & Balance Center

Brian Fligor, Ph.D. – Harvard University

Dana Boatman, Ph.D. – Johns Hopkins University

Todd Sauter, M.A. – Univ. Mass. Medical Center

Jennifer B. Shinn, Ph.D. – University of Kentucky

Sharon Kujawa, Ph.D. – Harvard University

Jennifer B. Shinn, Ph.D. – University of Kentucky

Bob Burkard, Ph.D. – University of Buffalo

Troy Hackett, Ph.D. – Vanderbilt University

Jeff Weihing, Ph.D. – University of Louisville

Sumitrajit Dhar, Ph.D. – Northwestern University

Pete Scheifele, Ph.D. – University of Cincinnati

Jennifer R. Melcher, Ph.D. – Harvard Medical School

H. Gustav Mueller, Ph.D. – Vanderbilt University

Richard Tyler, Ph.D. – University of Iowa

Gary Jacobson, Ph.D. – Vanderbilt University

James Kaltenbach, Ph.D. – The Cleveland Clinic

Jos Eggermont, Ph. D. - University of Calgary 

Robert Sweetow, Ph. D. - University of California San Francisco 

Stephen G. Lomber, Ph.D. - University of Western Ontario @ HHTM

Neuroaudiology is the study of hearing function and related processes of the auditory nervous system (auditory nerve and central auditory system). The website has been developed to assist in the exchange of information pertaining to neuroaudiology and auditory electrophysiology. It will focus on notification of recent references, books, conferences and general news relevant to Neuroaudiology. The website can be accessed via Hearing Health and Technology Matters (HHTM) and is directed by Frank Musiek and Jeff Weihing (webmaster).