Tony L. Sahley, PhD, CCC-A
Tony L. Sahley, PhD, CCC-A, is currently an associate professor in the School of Health Sciences at Cleveland State University, where he teaches upper-level undergraduate courses in hearing and speech science, neuroscience, medical physiology, and clinical audiometry. Dr. Sahley also holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences (BGES). His dissertation was conducted at Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, under the mentorship of Dr. Frank E. Musiek, and he received a doctorate in hearing science from the joint programs at the University of California, Santa Barbara and at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. Dr. Sahley also completed his clinical internship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and authored the book, Efferent Auditory System: Structure and Function together with coauthors Dr. R.H. Nodar and Dr. F.E. Musiek. Dr. Sahley began publishing articles on peptide neuropharmacology in 1976 and is presently investigating the role of opioid peptides, glutamate, and glutamate-sensitive NMDA receptors in both the generation and the exacerbation of tinnitus.