• Position: Associate Professor, Audiology Division Director
  • Department: Audiology
  • Campus Address: Health Professions Building 1183
  • Phone: 989-774-7288
  • Email: palme2sb@cmich.edu
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Electrophysiology, Auditory Processing Disorders, Pediatric Diagnostic Testing, Cochlear Implants.
  • AUD 754: Pediatric Audiology
  • AUD 757: Geriatric Audiology
  • AUD 785: Auditory Processing Disorders
  • CSD 331: Introduction to Audiology

Degrees and Universities:

B.S., Emerson College 2005
Au.D., University of Connecticut 2009
Ph.D., University of Connecticut 2011

Honors and Recognitions:

Mark Ross Outstanding Graduate Student in Audiology Award, University of Connecticut 2011 
NIH Resident and Graduate Student Poster Session Grant , American Speech-Language Hearing Association 2010 
Audiology/Hearing Science Research Travel Award, American Speech-Language Hearing Association 2010 
James Jerger Award for Excellence in Student Research, American Academy of Audiology Foundation 2010

Professional Organizations:

American Academy of Audiology
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association


Pomponio, M., Nagle, S., Smart, J., & Palmer, S. (In Press). The Effect of Varying Test Administration and Scoring Procedures on Three Tests of (Central) Auditory Processing Disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.

Palmer, S.B., Adelson, J.L., Crawford, B.F., Asher, N., & Switalski, W. (2019). Newborn Hearing Screenings for Babies Born at Home: Report from an Initiative in Michigan. Journal of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, 4(1), 36-42.

McCullagh, J. & Palmer, S.B. (2017). The Effects of Auditory Training on Dichotic Listening: A Neurological Case Study. Hearing, Balance, and Communication, 15(1), 30-37.

Palmer, S.B., Bednarz, S., Dilaj, K., & McDonald, A. (2016). Universal Newborn Hearing Screening in Midwifery Education: A Survey. Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, 61(4), 435-441.

Palmer, S. & Musiek, F. (2014) Electrophysiological Gap Detection Thresholds: Effects of Age and Comparison with Behavioral Measure. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology25 (10), 999-1007.

Palmer, S. & Musiek, F. (2013) N1-P2 Recordings to Gaps in Broadband Noise.  Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 24(1), 37-45.

Palmer, S. (2013) Central Auditory Processing Disorders. In Volkmar, F. (Ed) Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (1st ed.).  Springer Publishing:  New York.

Musiek, F. & Daniels, S. (2010).  Central Auditory Mechanisms Associated with Cochlear Implantation:  An Overview of Selected Studies & Comment.  Cochlear Implants International. 11(S1): 15-28.

Weihing, J. Daniels, S., & Musiek, F. (2009).  The Effect of Visual and Audio-Visual Competition on the Audiotiry N1-P2 Evoked Potential.  Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.  20(9): 569-581.

Research Areas:

The Effects of Mediation on Auditory Perception and Peripersonal Space, Electrophysiological Measures of Temporal Processing,  Inclusion of Home-Birth Midwives in Universal Newborn Hearing Screening.