Paul R. Kileny

Paul R. Kileny

Dr. Kileny joined the faculty of the University of Michigan Medical School in 1985, as an Assistant Professor and Director of Audiology, Electrophysiology, and intraoperative monitoring in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. He was promoted to the rank of Professor with Tenure in 1992. He received his Doctorate in Audiology with an emphasis in neurophysiology from the University of Iowa in 1978.

At the University of Michigan he co-founded the Cochlear Implant Program, and established Newborn Hearing Screening and Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring Programs.  He has been the recipient of NIH grants for studies involving various aspects of cochlear implants including the investigation of new cochlear prosthesis alternatives, factors affecting performance with a cochlear implant, and clinical neurophysiology applications in patients with cochlear implants. Prof. Kileny has authored over 140 journal articles and book chapters, including over twenty publications on intraoperative monitoring, and has lectured extensively nationally and internationally. He is a licensed audiologist with ASHA and ABA board certifications in Audiology.  He is an ASHA fellow, a founding Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, and a charter member of its board (1988-1990), a Scientific Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology- HNS, a member of the American Otological and Neurotological Societies, and the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, a Fellow of the Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children (SENTAC), and a Fellow of the American Society of Neurophysiological Monitoring.

Dr. Kileny is the recipient of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Certificate of Honor (2001), the American Academy of Audiology Career Award in Hearing (2002), the Presidential Citation of the American Otological Society (2006), and the recipient of ASHA Honors of the Association in 2011.