Amyn M. Amlani, PhD, is Professor and Department Chairperson, Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, in the consortium program between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). Dr. Amlani holds the B.A. degree in Communication Disorders from the University of the Pacific, the M.S. degree in Audiology from Purdue University, and the Ph.D. degree in Audiology/Psychoacoustics (minor in Marketing and Supply Chain Management) from Michigan State University. His research interests include: (1) economic and marketing trends within audiology, particularly with respect to evolving/disruptive technologies (smartphone-based applications, personal sound amplifiers/hearables), (2) the influence of hearing aid technology on speech and music, (3) hearing conservation for musicians, and (4) room acoustics. DEGREES: BS Communication Disorders, University of the Pacific, 1993; MS Audiology, Purdue University, 1995; PhD Psychoacoustics/Audiology (minor in Marketing and Supply Chain Management), Michigan State University, 2003.