James W Hall III is a part-time Professor in the Osborne College of Audiology at Salus University and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Hawaii in the USA. He also holds academic appointments as Extraordinary Professor in the Department Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Pretoria in South Africa and Visiting Professor in the Medical Audiology Program at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. As a graduate of Northwestern University and a former PhD student of Dr James Jerger at Baylor College of Medicine, Professor Hall can trace his audiology ancestry directly to the founder of audiology, Raymond Carhart.

Latest Contribution


Pathways for becoming an audiologist in the USA Part 1: the early years

The Doctor of Audiology degree is required for clinical practice in the USA. In part one of a two-part series, Professor Hall reviews the evolution of academic credentialing for American audiologists, beginning with the origins of the profession soon after...


The evolving role of OAEs in newborn hearing screening

An admission on emissions from James Hall! OAEs hold an established place in the screening of infants; Professor Hall introduces how OAEs established this position and the advances keeping the test relevant to today’s infant screening battery. Introduction Truthfully, when...