James W. Hall III, Ph.D. received a Bachelor’s degree in biology from American International College, a Masters degree from Northwestern University and, in 1979, his Ph.D. in audiology from Baylor College of Medicine under the direction of Dr. James Jerger. Since then, he has held clinical and academic audiology positions at major medical centers, including the University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas Medical School-Houston, and Vanderbilt University.
Dr. Hall is now Clinical Professor in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at the University of Florida in Gainesville where he maintains a clinical practice, participates in funded research, and serves as a clinical instructor and mentor in the Doctor of Audiology on-campus and distance learning programs. He also holds an appointment as Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Communication Pathology at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
Dr. Hall’s major clinical and research interests are clinical electrophysiology, auditory processing disorders, and tinnitus/hyperacusis. He regularly lectures internationally on these and other audiology and hearing-related topics. Dr. Hall is the author of over 125 peer-reviewed journal articles, monographs, or book chapters, as well as seven textbooks including the Handbook of Otoacoustic Emissions, the New Handbook of Auditory Evoked Responses, Audiologists’ Desk Reference (Volumes I and II), and the recently published Objective Assessment of Hearing.