Brian Fligor, Sc.D., PASC is president and audiologist of Boston Audiology Consultants, Inc., an audiology clinical and technical consulting private practice. Dr. Fligor has served as Chief Audiology Officer at Lantos Technologies (Wakefield, MA) and Director of Diagnostic Audiology at Boston Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He is currently an adjunct professor at Northeastern University and Salus University, a consultant member of the Children’s Oncology Group, and founder and past-chair of the Music-Induced Hearing Disorders Taskforce for the National Hearing Conservation Association. Dr. Fligor’s publications on hearing loss risk from music received considerable popular media attention, including being spoofed on the David Letterman Show in 2005. His publications on ototoxicity were incorporated into the JCIH Position Statement (2007) and helped shape a new unified international chemotherapy ototoxicity grading scale. He holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and Sc.D. in Audiology from Boston University. He is board certified in audiology with a specialty in pediatric audiology, is author of 25 peer-reviewed scientific research papers, 5 book chapters in ENT and audiology textbooks, and is author of the forthcoming general-audience book Family-Centered Intervention for Childhood Hearing Loss. He has given over 100 conference presentations, including 11 keynote speeches at international professional meetings.
Dr. Fligor’s Research on hearing loss risk from headphones, Dec 2004: