BRIEF BIO Dr. Marlene Bagatto is a Research Associate and Adjunct Research Professor at the National Centre for Audiology at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. Her research interests have a clinical focus and relate to fitting hearing aids to the pediatric population. Recently, she led the development and evaluation of an outcome measurement guideline for infants, toddlers and preschool children who wear hearing aids. In addition, Dr. Bagatto provides clinical services to infants involved in the Ontario Infant Hearing Program at the H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic at Western. She also serves as an Amplification Consultant and Instructor for the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services’ Infant Hearing
Instrumentation and calibration
Early intervention programs
Pediatric Hearing Aid Assessments
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Programs
2009-2012 - Canadian Institutes of Health Research Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral Research Award
2002-2011 - Various articles selected for Best in Audiology Literature (Hearing Journal)
RECENT RESEARCH PUBLICATION
Bagatto, MP & Scollie, SD. (2013). Validation of the Parents’ Evaluation of Aural/Oral Performance of Children (PEACH) Rating Scale, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 24:121-125.Bagatto, MP, Moodie, ST, Malandrino, AC, Richert, FM, Clench, DA & Scollie, SD. (2011) The University of Western Ontario Pediatric Audiological Monitoring Protocol, Trends in Amplification, 15(1):57-76.
Moodie, ST, Bagatto, MP, Miller, LT, Kothari, A, Seewald, RC & Scollie, SD. (2011) An Integrated Knowledge Translation Experience: Use of the Network of Pediatric Audiologists of Canada to Facilitate the Development of the University of Western Ontario Pediatric Audiological Monitoring Protocol (UWO PedAMP v1.0), Trends in Amplification, 15(1):34-56.
Bagatto, MP, Moodie, ST, Seewald, RC, Bartlett, DJ & Scollie, SD. (2011) A critical review of audiological outcome measures for infants and children, Trends in Amplification, 15(1):23-33.
Moodie, ST, Kothari, A, Bagatto, MP, Seewald, RC, Miller, LT & Scollie, SD. (2011) Knowledge translation in audiology: Promoting the clinical application of best evidence, Trends in Amplification, 15(1):5-22.
Scollie, SD, Bagatto, MP, Moodie, ST & Crukley, J. (2011) Accuracy and reliability of a real-ear-to-coupler difference measurement procedure implemented within a behind-the-ear hearing aid, Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 22:612-622.
Bagatto, MP, Brown, CL, Moodie, ST & Scollie, SD. (2011) External validation of the LittlEARS® Auditory Questionnaire with English-speaking families of Canadian children with normal hearing, International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 75:815-817.
Bagatto, MP, Scollie, SD, Hyde, ML & Seewald RC. (2010) Protocol for the provision of amplification within the Ontario Infant Hearing Program, International Journal of Audiology, 49:S70-S79.
Glista, D, Scollie S, Bagatto, M, Seewald R, Parsa V & Johnson A. (2009) Evaluation of nonlinear frequency compression: Clinical outcomes, International Journal of Audiology, 48(9):632-644.