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Biographical entry Dowell, Richard C

Summary

Richard Dowell was an audiologist who worked in the research program for the Bionic Ear, which was led by Graeme Clark. In 2016, Dowell was a professor and Director of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital Cochlear Implant Clinic; and held the Chair in Audiology and Speech Science at the University of Melbourne. Dowell was also a key scientist with the Hearing Cooperative Research Centre (2008-2014). By 2016, he had been involved in clinical work and research in cochlear implants for over 30 years.

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  • Clark, Graeme Milbourne, Blamey, Peter. J., Brown, A. M., Busby, P. A., Dowell, R. C., Franz, B. K., Pyman, B. C., Shepherd, R. K., Tong, Y. C., Webb R. L., Hirshorn, M. S., Kuzma, J. A., Mecklenburg, D. J., Money, D. K., Patrick, J. F., Seligman, P. M., Nucleus Multi-electrode Cochlear Implant (Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology), vol. 38, Basel: Karger, 1987. Details

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  • Clark, G. M., Blamey, P. J., Busby, P. A., Dowell, R. C., Franz, B. K. - H. G., Musgrave, G. N., Nienhuys, T. G. W., Pyman, B. C., Roberts, S. A., Tong, Y. C., Well, R. L., Kuzma, J. A., Money, D. K., Patrick, J. F., Seligman, P. M., 'A multiple-electrode intracochlear implant for children', Archives of Otolarygology, vol. 113, 1987, pp. 825-8. Details
  • Clark, G. M., Busby, P. A., Roberts, S. A., Dowell, R. C., Tong, Y. C., Blamey, P. J., Nienhuys, T. G. W., Mecklenburg, D. J., Well, R. J., Pyman, B. C., Franz, B. K. - H. G.,, 'Preliminary results for the Cochlear Corporation multi-electrode intracochlear implants on six prelingually deaf patients', American Journal of Otology, vol. 8, 1987, pp. 234-9. Details
  • Clark, G. M., Crosby, P. A., Dowell, R. C., Kuzma, J. A., Money, D. K., Patrick, J. F., Seligman, P. M., Tong, Y. C., 'The preliminary clinical trial of a multi-channel cochlear implant hearing prosthesis', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 74, 1983, pp. 1977-14. Details
  • Clark, G. M., Shepherd, R. K., Franz, B. K. - H. G., Dowell, R. C., Tong, Y. C., Blamey, S., Webb, R. L., Pyman, B. C., McNaughton, J., Kakulas, B. A., Siejka, S., 'The histopathology of the human temporal bone and auditory central nervous system following cochlear implantation in a patient: Correlation with psychophysics and speech perception results', Acta Oto-Laryngologica, suppl. 448, 1988, pp. 1-65. Details
  • Clark, G. M., Tong, Y. C., Dowell, R. C., 'Clinical results with a multi-channel pseudobulbar system', Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 405, 1983, pp. 370-7. Details
  • Clark, G. M., Tong, Y. C., Dowell, R. C., 'Comparison of two cochlear implant speech-processing strategies', Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 93, 1984, pp. 127-31. Details
  • Clark, G. M., Tong, Y. C., Martin, L. F. A., Busby, P. A., Dowell, R. C., Seldon, H. L., Patrick, J. F., 'A multiple-channel cochlear implant. An evaluation using nonsense syllables', Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, vol. 90, 1981, pp. 227-30. Details
  • Flynn, M. C., Dowell, R. C., Clark, G. M., 'Aided speech recognition abilities of adults with a severe hearing loss', Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, vol. 41, 1998, pp. 285-99. Details
  • Pyman, B., Blamey, P., Lacy, P., Clark, G., Dowell, R., 'The development of speech perception in children using cochlear implants: Effects of etiologic factors and delayed milestones', American Journal of Otology, vol. 21, 2000, pp. 57-61. Details
  • Tong, Y. C., Clark, G. M., Blamey, P. J., Busby, P. A., Dowell, R. C., 'Psychological studies for two multiple-channel cochlear implant patients', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 71, 1982, pp. 153-60. Details

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