• Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Audiology
  • Campus Address: 2175 Health Professions Buidling
  • Phone: 989-774-7288
  • Email: palme2sb@cmich.edu
  • Courses:
    CDO 331 Introduction to Audiology              CD) 643 Disorders of Hearing                CDO731 Diagnostic Audiology
    CDO 754 Pediatric Audiology                           CDO 757 Geriatric Audiology
    CDO 785 Auditory Processing Disorders
  • Area(s) of Expertise: Electrophysiology, Auditory Processing Disorders, Pediatric Diagnostic Testing, Cochlear Implants

Degrees and Universities

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

Honors and Recognitions

CMU Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Grant- Type A: Evaluation of the Effect of Meditation on the Perception of Peripersonal Space $1,990

ASHA Award for Continuing Education, American Speech, Language, Hearing Association, May, 2015; November, 2017

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


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 Auditory N1-P2 Evoked Potential.  Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.  20(9): 569-581.

Research Areas

Electrophysiological Measures of Temporal Processing, Relationship Between Language, IQ, and Auditory Processing, Inclusion of Home-Birth Midwives in Universal Newborn Hearing Screening, Effects of Meditation on Auditory Perception.