Samuel R. Atcherson, PhD
Samuel R. Atcherson, PhD, is an audiologist and associate professor in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in a consortium between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He has a secondary appointment as an adjunct clinical associate professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Atcherson has presented more than 130 times on an array of topics related to hearing loss, electrophysiology, hearing assistive technology, and health-literacy issues. He has more than 85 publications, including two books and six book chapters. Dr. Atcherson is familiar with and benefits from hearing assistive and access technologies-he is a bilateral cochlear implant user with previous hearing aid use for more than 30 years. As a health care practitioner with hearing loss, he is past president of the Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses and a founding leader of the Association of Audiologists with Hearing Loss.