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Hiroshi Shimizu at work in Hearing and Speech Clinic Laboratory

1979
Item 206574, Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives

Longtime director of the Speech and Hearing Center. In the 1960s, Dr. Shimizu proposed that newborn babies could have their hearing tested using the auditory brainstem response, or ABR. He was most likely the first clinician to perform ABR testing on a newborn using electrophysiology.

Image creator: Susie Fitzhugh

Hiroshi Shimizu at work in Hearing and Speech Clinic Laboratory

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