Barbara E. Weinstein, PhD
Barbara E. Weinstein, Ph.D. is a Professor of audiology and the Founding Executive Officer of Health Sciences Doctoral Programs at the Graduate Center and is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Weinstein Is the co-developer of the Hearing Handicap Inventory of the Elderly, a scale used globally to quantify the psychosocial effects of age related hearing loss. Author of textbooks and scores of scientific articles on screening for hearing loss and the relation between hearing loss and dementia, Dr. Weinstein is an advocate for patient centered care, screening for age related hearing loss, and the import of outcomes assessment and counseling in the management of older adults with hearing loss. Dr. Weinstein speaks nationally and internationally on the psychosocial effects of age related hearing loss, identification, management and outcomes.
Brief Introduction: A Professor and Founding Executive Officer of the Health Sciences Doctoral Programs at the Graduate Center, CUNY, Dr. Weinstein also holds a position as an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in NYC. Since earning her Ph.D. at Columbia University in 1980, Dr. Weinstein has focused her clinical and research activities on the impacts of age related hearing loss on the individual, family members, health outcomes, and costs to society.