The University of Iowa

Ruth Bentler

Ruth Bentler
Professor / Department Chair
Education: 
PhD, University of Iowa
ASHA Certification: CCC-A
Iowa Licensure: Audiology
Office: 
119-C SHC
Phone: 
(319) 335-8723

Research interests
Hearing aid technology with emphasis in evaluation of device effectiveness and user satisfaction.

Publications
Stiles, D., Bentler, R., McGregor, K. (In Press, 2011). The Utility of the Speech Intelligibility Index and the Pure Tone Average as Predictors of Lexical Ability. Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research .

Stiles, D., McGregor, K. Bentler, R. (In Press, 2011). Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research. A study of working memory in children with hearing loss. . Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research .

Zhang, H., Liu, H., Bentler, R.A, Mo, L., Han, D., Zhang, L. (2011). Audiometric Records Analysis in a Clinical Population in Beijing, China. Journal of Otorhinolaryngology (ORL) 73:237-245.

Wu, Y. H. & Bentler, R. A. (2011) A method to measure hearing aid directivity index and polar pattern in small and reverberant enclosures, International Journal of Audiology 50(6):405-416.

Wu, Y. H. & Bentler, R. A. (2011). Clinical measures of direcivity: the assumption, accuracy, and relibility. Ear and Hearing 32(5):1-13.

Lewis, J., Goodman, S. Bentler, R. (2010). Measurement of hearing aid internal noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 127(4):2521-2528.

Kiessling, J., Keidser, G., Bentler, R. (2010). A multi-site evaluation of a proposed test for verifying hearing aid maximum output. International Journal of Audiology . International Journal of Audiology 49(1):14-23.

Wu, Y-S., Bentler, R.A. (2010). Impact of Visual Cues on Directional Benefit and Preference: Part 2 – Field Tests. Ear and Hearing 31(1):22-34.

Wu, Y-S., Bentler, R.A. (2010). Impact of Visual Cues on Directional Benefit and Preference: Part 1 – Laboratory Tests. Ear and Hearing 31(1):35-46.

Wu, Y-S., Bentler, R.A. (2009 ). Using a signal cancellation technique involving impulse response to assess directivity of hearing . Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 126(6):3214-3226.

Bentler, R., Wu, Y-H., Kettel, J., Hurtig, R. (2008). Digital Noise Reduction: Outcomes from field and lab studies. International Journal of Audiology , 47(8): 447-460.