Michael Valente, PhD

Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director, Adult Audiology

WU Physicians Bio
Hearing Aid Research Lab

Selection and fitting of digital hearing aids

Patients Seen At:

 

Mailing Address:

Center for Advanced Medicine
Ear Nose and Throat Center
4921 Parkview Place, Suite A, Floor 11
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 362-7489
Fax: (314) 747-8687

Vision and Hearing Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, Suite A, Floor 3
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 362-7489
Fax: (314) 747-8687

Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8115
St. Louis, MO 63110


Education

  • Ph.D.: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975

Honors

  • Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Academy of Audiology at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Audiology, Orlando, FL April, 2014
  • Presidential Award from the American Academy of Audiology, April 2009
  • Widex Hearing Aid Company, Inc, Annual Grant awarded in Dr. Valente's name. To promote research at the PACs AuD/Ph.D. program at Washington University School of Medicine, 2005 to Present
  • Energizer Battery Company, Annual Grant awarded in Dr. Valente's name. To promote research at the PACs AuD/Ph.D. program at Washington University School of Medicine, 2005 to Present
  • Editor’s Award for Outstanding Service, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 2003
  • Audiologist of the Year, Greater St. Louis Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1995
  • Outstanding Performance Award, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 1983-1984
  • Nominated for the Beltone Distinguished Teaching Award in Audiology, 1982, 1984
  • Suggestion Award, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, Proposal of a procedure to manufacture a stepped-diameter earmold, 1981
  • Suggestion Award, National Veterans Administration Organization, Proposal of a procedure to manufacture a stepped-diameter earmold, 1981

Selected Publications

Books

  1. Valente M, Valente M (2015). Adult Audiology Casebook. Thieme Medical Publishers, New York.

  2. Valente M. Sarli C, Valente M, Amlani A, Finnell J, Oeding K, Walden T, Huart S. (2011). Student and Clinician Research: Implementation, Initiation, Presentation, and Publication. Thieme Medical Publishers, New York.

  3. Valente M, Oeding K. (Eds) (2011). Single Sided Deafness. Seminars in Hearing, Thieme Medical Publishers, New York.

  4. Valente M, Fernandez, E, Monroe B. (2010). Audiology Answers for Otolaryngologists. Thieme Medical Publishers, New York.

Book Chapters

  1. Valente M, Valente LM. (2015). Real ear measures were completed, but…When is a difference in Word Recognition Score Significant? In (Valente M, Valente LM (eds). Adult Audiology Casebook. Thieme Medical Publishers, New York pp 256-259.

  2. Valente M, Valente LM, Mangiore, R. (2015). Effect of Domes versus Custom Earmolds. In (Valente M, Valente LM (eds). Adult Audiology Casebook. Thieme Medical Publishers, New York 260-265

  3. Valente M, Valente LM. (2015). When is a difference in Word Recognition Score Significant? In (Valente M, Valente LM (eds). Adult Audiology Casebook. Thieme Medical Publishers, New York pp 126-129.

  4. Valente M, Valente LM (2015). Hearing Aid Fitting for Adults: Selection, Fitting, Verification and Validation. In (Katz J. editor). Handbook of Clinical Audiology (Seventh edition). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore pp 777-804.

  5. Valente M. (2014). Fitting Options for Adult Patients with Unilateral Hearing Loss. In (Sandlin R., Metz, M eds) The Textbook of Hearing aid Amplification. Cengage Publishers, San Diego, CA.

Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. Oeding K, Valente M. The Effect of a High Upper Input Limiting Level on Word Recognition in Noise, Sound Quality Preferences, and Subjective Ratings of Real-World Performance. Accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology 2015

  2. Oeding K, Valente M. The Effectiveness of the Directional Microphone in the Oticon Medical Ponto Pro in Participants with Unilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology 2013 24:701-713.

  3. Oeding K, Valente M. Sentence recognition in noise and perceived benefit of noise reduction on the receiver and transmitter sides of a BICROS hearing aid. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 2013 24:980-991.

  4. Oeding K, Valente M. Differences in in sensation level between the Widex SoundTracker and two real-ear analyzers. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology 2013 24:660-670.

  5. Edited an entire issue (Volume 23 #4) of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology on Case Reports from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

  6. Oeding K, Valente M, Chole, R. Challenges in fitting a hearing aid to a severely collapsed ear canal and mixed hearing loss. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology 2012 23(4):276-282.