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Cory Portnuff, AuD, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor


Clinical Office:

1635 N. Aurora Court, 6th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045

Appointments:  720-848-2800

 

Academic Office:

12631 E. 17th Avenue, B205
Aurora, CO 80045

Fax: 303-724-1961

 
Hospital Affiliations:

University of Colorado Hospital

 

Clinical Interests:

Audiology

​(2011) PhD, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

(2008) AuD, Clinical Audiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

(2004) BS, Communication Disorders and Sciences, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

​(2010) University of Colorado, Gambill Family Award, Beverly Sears Award
(2008) National Hearing Conservation Association, Student Research Award
(2007) National Hearing Conservation Association Student Travel Award
(2006) American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, Students Preparing for Future Careers in Academics and Research (SPARC) Award
(2004) Oticon Scholarship for Future Practitioners

Peer-Reviewed Publications:
Mattingly, J. K., Portnuff, C. D. F., Hondorp, B. M., & Cass, S. P. (in press). Sudden Bilateral Hearing Loss following Cervical and Ocular Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMP). Otology & Neurotology.
Portnuff, C.D.F, Fligor, B. J. & Arehart, K.H. (2013). New measurement techniques for portable listening devices: Technical report. Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, 61. 749-754
Portnuff, C.D.F, Fligor, B. J. & Arehart, K.H. (2013). Self-Report and Long-Term Field Measures of MP3 Player Use: How Accurate is Self-report? International Journal of Audiology, 52, S33-40
Portnuff, C.D.F, Fligor, B. J. & Arehart, K.H. (2012). New measurement techniques for portable listening devices: Technical report, Proceedings of the 47th International Conference: Music Induced Hearing Disorders, Audio Engineering Society, 59
Portnuff, C.D.F, Fligor, B. J. & Arehart, K.H. (2011). Teenage MP3 player use: A risk to hearing? Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 22. 663-677

 

Working Papers:
Brown, A. D., Rodriguez Campos, F., Portnuff, C. D. F., Goupell, M. J., Tollin, D. J. (manuscript in preparation). Degradations of binaural cues to sound source location by bilateral hearing aids. To be submitted to Ear and Hearing in mid 2015.
Portnuff, C. D. F. (manuscript in preparation). Strategies to prevent music-induced hearing loss from overuse of portable listening devices. Invited review for Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics to be submitted June 2015
Portnuff, C. D. F. (manuscript in preparation). Hearing aids and related therapy: The relationship of access to socioeconomic status. To be submitted to American Journal of Audiology in early 2015
Portnuff, C. D. F, Fligor, B. J. & Arehart, K.H. (manuscript in preparation). Relationships between attitudes of and behavior towards portable listening device use.
Dannemiller, E., & Portnuff, C. D. F., (manuscript in preparation). Acoustic properties and sound quality of stethoscopes using a bacteriostatic coating on the diaphragm.
Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
Portnuff, C. D. F. (2013). The “Epidemic” of Hearing Loss from MP3 Player Use. Canadian Hearing Report, 8(2). 43
Portnuff, C. D. F. (2012). The “Epidemic” of Hearing Loss from MP3 Player Use. NHCA Spectrum, 29(3).
Portnuff, C. D. F. (2011). Music-induced hearing loss from portable listening devices: Factors that influence risk behaviors. Unpublished Dissertation, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.
Portnuff, C.D.F. (2011, October). iPod generation at work: Watch out for music-induced hearing loss. Industrial Safety and Hygiene News, 45 (10). 62-64
Portnuff, C. D. F. (2010, August 19). “Turn It Down”, Expert commentary in "Room for Debate” feature. New York Times Online Edition.
Portnuff, C.D.F. (2004). The Efficacy of Cochlear Implants: Advantages of Implantation. Unpublished Undergraduate Honors Thesis, University of Oregon
 
Invited Lectures:
Music-Induced Hearing Loss. Lecture and labs in graduate Audiology course, University of Northern Colorado, taught annually 2010-2014.
Music-Induced Hearing Loss. Lecture and labs in SLHS 7550 Auditory Process: Environmental and Occupational Factors, University of Colorado at Boulder. Repeated twice, 3/10, 4/12
Noise Hazards from Portable Listening Devices. Invited Presentation at Innovations in Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Prevention in Kids conference, October 2013
Longitudinal Study of iPod Use with Field Dosimetry: Getting Closer to the Truth about Risky Listening, Webinar presented on AudiologyOnline, July 2012
Understanding the Risks of Hearing Loss from Personal Music Player Overuse. Invited Presentation at Starkey Five Star Audiology conference, Toronto, ON, June 2012
Sound, Hearing and Hearing Health. Full-day workshop with hands-on activities for elementary through secondary educators covering noise-induced hearing loss. April 2011, March 2012, October 2012, November 2013
Dangerous Decibels Educator Workshop. Several lectures with hands-on activities for elementary through secondary educators covering noise-induced hearing loss, April 2009, April 2010,
Assessing MP3 Player Use in the Clinic: Measurement and Counseling. Webinar presented on eAudiology, November 2010
Teenage MP3 Player Use: A Hazard to Hearing? Webinar presented on AudiologyOnline, July 2010
 
Conference Presentations and Posters:
Lewis, L., Portnuff, C., Claycomb, S., Elam, S., & Gabbard, S. (2015). Providing optimal access to language for preschool children through classroom support and remote microphone systems. Poster at the 14th Annual Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Meeting, Louisville, KY.
Moore, D., Gabbard, S. A., Couch, H. A., & Portnuff, C. (2015). Marion Downs Center Teen Day Conference – Student Perceptions and Outcomes. Poster at the 14th Annual Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Meeting, Louisville, KY.
Portnuff, C. D. F. (2015). Update on CROS for SSD. Presentation at the Ultimate Colorado Mid-Winter Otology-Audiology Meeting, Vail, CO
Portnuff, C. D. F., Fligor, B. J., & Arehart, K. H. (2012). New measurement techniques for portable listening devices. Presentation at the Audio Engineering Society 47th Conference on Music-Induced Hearing Disorders, Chicago, IL
Portnuff, C. D. F., Fligor, B. J., (2012). Assessing MP3 Player Use in the Clinic: New Measurement Techniques. Learning Module Presentation at the 2012 AudiologyNow Conference, Boston, MA
Portnuff, C. D. F., (2012). Music Induced Hearing Loss: The State of the Science. Learning Module Presentation at the AudiologyNow Conference, Boston, MA
Portnuff, C. D. F., Fligor, B. J., & Arehart, K. H (2012). Noise dosimetry of MP3 Player Use: Real-world exposure monitoring to evaluate risk? Poster presented at the 2012 Academy Research Conference, a part of the AudiologyNow Conference, Boston, MA.
Portnuff, C. D. F., Fligor, B. J., (2012). Risks of NIHL from MP3 Player Use: Assessing Long-Term Dosimetry. Presentation at the 2012 National Hearing Conservation Association Conference, New Orleans, LA
Portnuff, C. D. F., Fligor, B. J., (2011). Assessing Worker’s Use of Portable Listening Devices. Presentation at the 2011 National Hearing Conservation Association Conference, Mesa, AZ
Portnuff, C. D. F., Fligor, B. J., (2010). Assessing Portable Device Use in the Clinic. Learning Module Presentation at the 2010 AudiologyNow Conference, San Diego, CA
Portnuff, C. D. F., Arehart, K. H., & Fligor, B. J. (2009). Teenage MP3 Player Use: A Hazard to Hearing? Poster presented at the 2009 AudiologyNow Conference, Dallas, TX.
Portnuff, C. D. F., Arehart, K. H., & Fligor, B. J. (2008). Teenage MP3 Player Use: A Hazard to Hearing? Poster presented at the 2008 Colorado Academy of Audiology Convention, Estes Park, CO.
Portnuff, C. D. F. & Fligor, B. J. (2007). Output Levels of Portable Digital Music Players. Poster presented at the 2007 Colorado Academy of Audiology Convention, Estes Park, CO.
Portnuff, C. D. F. & Fligor, B. J. (2007). Output Levels of Portable Digital Music Players. Poster presented at the 2007 American Auditory Society Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ.
Portnuff, C. D. F. & Fligor, B. J. (2006). Output Levels of Portable Digital Music Players. Presentation at the Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Children at Work and at Play Conference, Cincinnati, OH.
Portnuff, C. D. F, Thomson, V. R., & Yoshinaga-Itano, C. (2006). Auditory Neuropathy/Dyssynchrony: Incidence, Prevalence and Risk Factors. Presentation at Colorado Mid-Winter Ski Meeting, An Otolaryngology Update and The Colorado Otology-Audiology Conference, Vail, CO.
Portnuff, C. D. F, Thomson, V. R., & Yoshinaga-Itano, C. (2005). Auditory Neuropathy/Dyssynchrony: Incidence, Prevalence and Risk Factors. Poster presented at the 2005 Colorado Academy of Audiology Conference, Breckenridge, CO.
Thomson, V. R., Portnuff, C. D. F., & Yoshinaga-Itano, C. (2005). Auditory Neuropathy/Dysynchrony in Newborn Screening, Research podium presented at the 2005 American Academy of Audiology Convention, Washington, D.C.
​2004-present National Hearing Conservation Association
2004-present American Academy of Audiology
2005-2011 American Auditory Society
2003-2004 American Speech, Language and Hearing Association