Leah Smith is the Senior Clinical Research Associate in the Department of Otolaryngology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto. Leah graduated with a B.Sc. (Hon) degree from the University of Toronto in 2003, and completed her Master`s degree in Experimental Psychology at York University in 2007. Her primary area of research has been in the area of improving speech performance in cochlear implant recipients, with a particular interest in the use of music as a method of hearing rehabilitation. In addition Leah has a strong interest in the role of objective measures and evoked potentials in cochlear implantation.