Classes Taught

  • SLHS 4330 — Introduction to Audiology

Research Interests

  • Tinnitus management
  • Amplification


  • Formby, C., Albritton, B., and Rivera, IM.  “Preliminary evaluation of a Weibull Function for fitting slow-component eye velocity over the time course of caloric-induced nystagmus.”  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 32:681-687 (1989).
  • Cox, RM, Alexander, GC., and Rivera, IM.  “Comparison of objective and subjective measures of speech intelligibility in elderly hearing-impaired listeners.” Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 34:904-915 (1991).
  • Cox, RM., Alexander, GC., and Rivera, IM.  “Accuracy of audiometric test room simulations of three real-world listening environments.” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 90:764-772 (1991).
  • Cox, RM, and Rivera, IM.  “Predictability and reliability of hearing aid benefit measured using the PHAB.” Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 3:242-254 (1992).
  • Cox, RM., Alexander, GC., Johnson, J., Rivera, I.  “Cochlear Dead Regions in Typical Hearing Aid Candidates: Prevalence and Implications for Use of High-Frequency Cues.”  Ear and Hearing, 32,:339-348 (2011).
  • Henry, James, Thielman, Emily, Zaugg, Tara, Kaelin, Christine, Schmidt, Caroline, Griest, Susan, McMillan, Garnett, Myers, Paula, Rivera, Izel, Baldwin, Robert and Carlson, Kathleen. “Randomized Controlled Trial In Clinical Settings to Evaluate Effectiveness of Coping skills Education Used with Progressive Tinnitus Management.” Journal of speech, Language and Hearing Research, 60: 1378-1397. (2017)