Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Therapy Masterclass

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Specialist course for management of tinnitus and hyperacusis in children and adults


Hashir Aazh 

Hashir qualified as an audiologist in 2001 and has worked in a number of clinical and research posts since then. He is the head of the tinnitus and hyperacusis specialist unit as well as clinical research lead at Audiology Department, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK. His clinical work focuses on providing specialist therapy for adults and children experiencing tinnitus and hyperacusis. Hashir has written over 20 scientific papers in the field of Audiology. In 2009 he was awarded the Joss Millar Shield from the British Society of Audiology. He currently holds a research grant and fellowship award from the National Institute for Health Research, UK Department of Health.         

Hashir acts as reviewer for International Journal of Noise and Health, Drug & Therapeutics Bulletin, The New England Journal of Medicine, Health and Quality of Life Outcomes BMC, and International Journal of Audiology.         

Hashir runs an annual tinnitus & hyperacusis international masterclass at Birkbeck College and is the organiser of the international conference on hyperacusis. He has been involved in teaching to MSc students in UCL and University of Surrey and supervises MSc student’s research projects.


Publication list:  

Aazh H, McFerran D, Salvi R, Prasher D, Jastreboff M, Jastreboff P. (2014) Insights from the First International Conference on Hyperacusis: causes, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Noise Health. Mar-Apr;16(69):123-6.


Aazh H, Moore BC, Prasher D. (2012) Real ear measurement methods for open fit hearing aids: modified pressure concurrent equalization (MPCE) versus modified pressure stored equalization (MPSE). Int J Audiol. Feb;51(2):103-7.


Aazh H, Moore BCJ, Prasher D. (2012). The Accuracy of Matching Target Insertion Gains with Open-Fit Hearing Aids. Am J Audiol, Dec;21(2):175-80.


Aazh H, El Refaie A, Humphriss R. (2011). Gabapentin for Tinnitus: A Systematic Review. Am J Audiol, Dec;20(2):151-8.


Aazh H, Moore BCJ, Prasher D. (2011). Supporting school age children with hyperacusis. British Journal of School Nursing, May; 6(4): 174-178.


Aazh H, MooreBC and Roberts P. (2009). Patient-centered tinnitus management tool: a clinical audit. Am J Audiol, Jun; 18(1):7-13. Epub 2009 Apr 20.


Aazh H, MooreBCand Glasberg BR.(2008). Simplified form of tinnitus retraining therapy in adults: a retrospective study. BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord, 3;8:7.


Aazh H and Moore B. (2007). The value of routine real ear measurement of the gain of digital hearing aids. J Am Acad Audiol, 18:653-664.


Aazh H and Moore B. (2007) Dead regions in the cochlea at 4 kHz in elderly adults: relation to absolute threshold, steepness of audiogram, and pure tone average. J Am Acad Audiol, 18:97-106. 


Aazh H, Moore B, Peyvandi AA and Stenfelt S. (2005). Influence of ear canal occlusion and static pressure difference on bone conduction thresholds: implications for mechanisms of bone conduction. Int J Audiol, 44(5): 302-306.


Aazh H, Peyvandi AA and Seikh Hasani S. (2002). A comparison between earplug and earphone occlusion effect on bone conduction hearing thresholds. Iranian Audiol, 1(1): 28-32.


Aazh H. (2002). The effect of middle ear stiffness changes on noise hearing thresholds in presence of a high level background pure tone. J Acoust Soc Am, 112(5), 2300 [Abstract]


Aazh H, Nouraeinejad A, Peyvandi AA and Gachkar L. (2002). The effects of high intensity pure tone on visual field, eye fixation, pupil size, and visual false positive and negative errors. J Acoust Soc Am, 112(5), 2271 [Abstract]  


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