St. Johns University, USA
Dr. Maryrose McInerney is an Associate Professor in St. John’s University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She received her Ph.D. in Hearing Science at the CUNY Graduate Center of New York. Prior to coming to St. John’s University, Dr. McInerney was the Director of Audiology at Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. McInerney coordinates undergraduate advisement for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders on the Queens campus.
Dr. McInerney was recently appointed as a member of The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech and Hearing Association. She was appointed to the New Jersey Hearing Council Advisory Board by the New Jersey Commissioner of Health in 2012. She is the audiology professional consultant for the Hearing Loss of America Association. She serves on the pediatric advisory boards of the Better Hearing Institute and the NJ Hearing Loss of America. She has been the reviewer for several different journals and books in Audiology. Dr. McInerney holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is a NJ State licensed audiologist and hearing aid dispenser. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NYSSLHA), the New Jersey Academy of Audiology as well as the American Auditory Society (AAS).
Dr. McInerney’s research interests include quality of life issues of the hearing impaired elderly and newborns as well as the development of outcome measures for amplification systems. She assisted in the development and implementation of a program entitled "Open the Doors to Better Hearing" which raises awareness among doctors, nurses and other health professionals about the invisible disorder of hearing loss. She has conducted numerous studies to assure the efficacy of similar programs. She developed the Early Hearing Diagnosis and Intervention Program for a large medical center and has conducted research related to the implementation of this program for late onset hearing loss. Her teaching at St. John’s University focuses primarily on graduate courses in Amplification and Pediatrics as well as undergraduate hearing science and clinical audiology courses.