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Mark E. Chertoff, Ph.D.

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Professor, Hearing and Speech

Professional Background

Mark Chertoff, Ph.D., serves as professor in the KU Department of Hearing and Speech and teaches courses in electroacoustics and instrumentation, central audiotory processing disorders, and pharmacology.

After earning bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Buffalo, Chertoff served as a clinical audiologist from 1983-1985. He received his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1990 and served his postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University Department of Otolaryngology from 1990 to 1992.



Chertoff is a member of the Acoustical Society of America and the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. He has been actively engaged in significant research for many years at KU, and his focus is on development of audiologic diagnostic tests that identify the location of lesion(s) within the cochlea and auditory nerve, and to describe the pathophysiology within the peripheral auditory system that leads to hearing loss.