Dr. Klodd is a professor of Audiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Medical Center with 33 years experience. He sees a wide range of patients from neonate through geriatric. His areas of expertise involve audiological evaluation and management in patients with facial nerve disorders, vestibular/balance disorders, and other otoneulogic hearing disorders such as acoustic neuroma and NF2. He sees patients for hearing aid evaluation and fitting as well as auditory implants. Audiology implant interest is in the areas of cochlear implants, Baha implants and most recently auditory brainstem implants (ABI). He also serves on the AHRF’s Research Committee.
He teaches in the University of Florida’s Au.D distance learning program. He serves on the Audiology Advisory Board for the Chicago Hearing Society as well as the advisory board for the Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science of Syracuse University. He has served on numerous departmental and medical school committees including being the past Chairman of the Committee on Admissions. He advises UIC medical students and has recently been elected to the faculty senate.
Dr. Klodd’s recent areas of investigation have been mentored with University of Illinois Audiology and Bioengineering doctoral students. Topics of some of these projects have involved: Post Operative Electrophysiologic Assessment in the ABI Recipient, and Assessment of Resting Middle Ear Muscle Tone by a New Measure of Energy Reflectance. He is also the principle investigator at UIC of the HARP study of Northwestern University.