Adult diagnostics, Rehabilitation technology, Otoacoustic emissions
Diagnostic Audiology; Rehabilitation Technology
Diagnostic audiology and adult management
- Ototoxicity (epidemiology, screening, diagnostics, management)
- Sensitivity and specificity of diagnostic tools
- Otoacoustic emissions (diagnostic tool)
- High frequency audiometry (reliability and validity)
- Hearing aid satisfaction, benefit and QOL
- Development, translation, validation of self-evaluation scales into indigenous languages
- Cochlear implant program: diagnostics, development/ adaptation of assessment tools
Awards & Honours
NRF C2 Rating (2014); NRF/Swedish Foundation for International Collaboration in Research & Higher Education (STINT) Science and Technology Collaboration (2018–2020).
- South African Association Audiologists Management Committee
- International Society of Audiology Regional Representative
- ASHA International Affiliate
- Coalition for Global Hearing Health member
Petersen, L., Wilson, W.J., & Kathard, H. (Accepted February 2018). Towards the preferred stimulus paramaters for distortion product otoacoustic emissions in adults: a preliminary study. South African Journal of Communication Disorders
Rutherford, C., & Petersen, L. (Accepted 12 February 2018). Amplification and aural rehabilitation in remote or resource-constrained environments. Journal of Laryngology and Otology
Petersen, L., Wilson, W.J., & Kathard, H. (2017). A systematic review of stimulus parameters for eliciting distortion product otoacoustic emissions from adult humans. International Journal of Audiology, http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy.uct.ac.za/10.1080/14992027.2017.1290282
Petersen, L., & Ramma, L. (2015). Screening of childhood hearing impairment in resource constrained settings: Opportunities and possibilities, South African Medical Journal, 105 (11), 901-902. [Invited paper]
Cloete, T., Wilson, W., Petersen, L., & Kathard, H. (2015). Identifying a context-effective school hearing screening test: an emic-etic framework. International Journal of Audiology, 54, 605-612.
Ghafari, N., Rogers, C., Petersen, L., & Singh, S. (2015). The occurrence of auditory dysfunction in children with TB receiving ototoxic medication at a TB hospital in South Africa. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 79, 1101-1105.
Petersen, L. & Rogers, C. (2015). Aminoglycoside-induced hearing deficits – a review of cochlear ototoxicity. South African Family Practice, 57 (2), 77-82.
Harris, T., Bardien, S., Schaaf, S., Petersen, L., De Jong, G., & Fagan, J. (2012). Aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss in HIV-positive and HIV-negative multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients. South African Medical Journal, 102 (6), 363-366.
Rogers, C., & Petersen, L. (2011). Aminoglycoside-induced balance deficits - a review of vestibulotoxicity. South African Family Practice, 53 (5), 419-424.
Ramma, L., Petersen, L., & Singh, S. (2011). Vuvuzelas at South African soccer matches: Risks for spectators’ hearing. Noise and Health, 13 (50), 71-75.
Bardien, S., Schaaf, H.S., Harris, T., Petersen, L., de Jong, G., & Fagan, J. (2009). Aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss: South Africans at risk. (Editorial). South African Medical Journal, 99 (6), 440-441.
London, L., Baldwin-Ragaven, L., Kalebi, A., Maart, S., Petersen, L. and Kasolo, J.(2007). Developing human rights competencies for South African health professional graduates. (Editorial). South African Medical Journal, 97 (12), 1269-1270.