Chhayakant Patro

Assistant Professor, Audiology

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Contact Info

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Office:
Van Bokkelen Hall 109 D

Education

Ph.D., University of Memphis, 2017
M.S., Mysore University, India, 2010
B.S., Utkal University, India, 2006

Areas of Expertise

Cochlear implants
Speech perception
Psychoacoustics
Aging

Publications

Patro, C., Kreft, H. A., & Wojtczak, M. (2021). The search for correlates of age-related cochlear synaptopathy: Measures of temporal envelope processing and spatial release from speech-on-speech masking. Hearing Research, 108333. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heares.2021.108333

Patro, C., & Mendel, L. L. (2020). Semantic influences on the perception of degraded speech by individuals with cochlear implants. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 147(3), 1778-1789. doi: https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0000934

Strelcyk, O., Zahorik, P., Shehorn, J., Patro, C., & Derleth, R. P. (2019). Sensitivity to interaural phase in older hearing-impaired listeners correlates with nonauditory trail making scores and with a spatial auditory task of unrelated peripheral origin. Trends in hearing, 23, doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/2331216519864499

Patro, C., & Mendel, L. L. (2018). Gated word recognition by postlingually deafened adults with cochlear implants: Influence of semantic context. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 61(1), 145-158. doi: https://doi.org/10.1044/2017_JSLHR-H-17-0141

Mendel, L. L., Lee, S., Pousson, M., Patro, C., McSorley, S., Banerjee, B., & Kapourchali, M. (2017). Corpus of deaf speech for acoustic and speech production research. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 142(1), EL102-EL107. doi: https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4994288

Atcherson, S. R., Mendel, L. L., Baltimore, W. J., Patro, C., Lee, S., Pousson, M., & Spann, M. (2017). The effect of conventional and transparent surgical masks on speech understanding in individuals with and without hearing loss. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 28(1),58-67. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.15151

Bidelman, G. M., & Patro, C. (2016). Auditory perceptual restoration and illusory continuity correlates in the human brainstem. Brain research, 1646, 84-90. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2016.05.050

Patro, C., & Mendel, L. L. (2016). Role of contextual cues on the perception of spectrally reduced interrupted speech. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(2), 1336-1345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4961450

Presentations

Patro, C., Kreft, H., & Wojtczak, M. (2020). Effects of age and tinnitus: Limited physiological evidence and no perceptual consequence of cochlear synaptopathy. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 148(4), 2466-2466.

Patro, C., Klang, A., Kreft, H. A., & Wojtczak, M. (2020). Effects of tinnitus and hearing loss on spatial release from speech-on-speech masking and physiological proxies of cochlear synaptopathy. Midwinter meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, San Jose.

Beim, J. A., Patro, C., & Wojtczak, M. (2020). Examining the efficacy of forward-pressure calibrated activators on wideband measures of the middle-war muscle reflex. Midwinter meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, San Jose.

Patro, C., Klang, A., Kreft, H., & Wojtczak, M. (2019). Effects of age and hearing loss on spatial release from speech-on-speech masking, performance in envelope-based psychophysical tasks, and eeg envelope-following responses. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 145(3), 1875-1875.

Patro, C., Klang, A., Kreft, H. A., & Wojtczak, M. (2019). Relating physiological measures of cochlear synaptopathy to speech perception in individuals with noise-induced tinnitus. Association for research in otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD.

Patro, C., Klang, A., Kreft, H. A., & Wojtczak, M. (2018). Individual differences in the strength of middle-ear-muscle reflex in young adults with normal hearing and varying degree of noise exposure. International hearing aid research conference (IHCON), Lake Tahoe, CA.

Patro, C., & Mendel, L.L. (2017). Processing spoken words with and without semantic content: effects of spectral degradation and cochlear implantation. Conference on implantable auditory prostheses (CIAP), Lake Tahoe, CA.

Najnin, S., Banerjee, B., Mendel, L. L., Kapourchali, M. H., Dutta, J. K., Lee, S., Patro, C., & Pousson, M. (2016). Identifying hearing loss from learned speech kernels. In INTERSPEECH, 243-247.

Banerjee, B., Kapourchali, M. H., Najnin, S., Mendel, L. L., Lee, S., Patro, C., & Pousson, M. (2016, December). Inferring hearing loss from learned speech kernels. In 2016 15th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), 26-31.

Patro, C., & Mendel, L.L. (2015). Effect of contextual cues on the perception of interrupted speech under variable spectral conditions. Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses (CIAP), Lake Tahoe, CA.

Memberships/Affiliations 

  • Acoustical Society of America
  • Association for Research in Otolaryngology