Department of Hearing and Speech, Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders
Mark Chertoff, PhD, serves as professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech and teaches courses in electroacoustics and instrumentation, central audiotry processing disorders and pharmocology.
After earning a bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Buffalo, Chertoff served as a clinical audiologist from 1983-1985. He received his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1990 and served his postdoctoral fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University Department of Otolaryngology, 1990-1992.
Chertoff is a member of the Acoustical Society of America and the Association for Research in Otolaryngology. He has been actively engaged in significant research for many years at KU, and his focus is on development of audiologic diagnostic tests that identify the location of lesion(s) within the cochlea and auditory nerve, and to describe the pathophysiology within the peripheral auditory system that leads to hearing loss.