B Speech Therapy and Audiology (US), MSc (Audiology) (UCT)
I am passionate about Audiology and its service delivery in South Af rica.
Diagnostic audiology (adult, paediatric, OAEs, electrophysiology), rehabilitation technology
Research focus areas
Audiological monitoring and service delivery relating to ototoxicity; Neonata l and infant hearing screening; Audiology education and curriculum
I am currently involved in the following areas
School-based hearing screening: co-supervision
Competence of public health nurses conducting neonatal and infant hearing screening in the Western Cape: co-supervision
Public health nurses' perceptions of a neonatal and infant hearing screening programme: co-supervision
Auditory profile of children at a TB hospital
Nature of hearing loss in patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis receiving aminoglycosides
Harris, T., Bardien, S., Schaaf, S., Petersen, L., De Jong, G., & Fagan, J. (2012). Aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss in HIV-positive and HIV-negative multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients. South African Medical Journal, 102 (6), 363-366.
Rogers, C., & Petersen, L. (2011). Aminoglycoside-induced balance deficits - a review of vestibulotoxicity. South African Family Practice, 53 (5), 419-424.
Ramma, L., Petersen, L., & Singh, S. (2011). Vuvuzelas at South African soccer matches: Risks for spectators' hearing. Noise and Health, 13 (50), 71-75.
Bardien, S., Schaaf, S., Harris, T., Petersen, L., De Jong, G., & Fagan, J. (2009). Aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss: South Africans at risk. South African Medical Journal, 99 (6), 440-441.
London, L., Baldwin-Ragaven, L., Kalebi, A., Maart, S., Petersen, L., & Kasolo, J. (2007). Developing human rights competencies for South African health professional graduates. SAMJ