Prof. Faheema Mahomed-Asmail

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ResearchGate: Faheema Mahomed

Scopus: Faheema Mahomed-Asmail (56904210100)

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3666-8331

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/faheema-mahomed-asmail-6a29831a9/

 

Position 

Associate Professor

Senior Lecturer

 

Academic Qualifications

2010 - B. Communication Pathology (Cum Laude), University of Pretoria. 

2013 - M. Communication Pathology (Cum Laude), University of Pretoria. 

2016 - D. Phil (Communication Pathology), University of Pretoria. 

 

Academic and Professional Membership

Member - South African Speech Language and Hearing Association (SASLHA)

Member - Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

Member - Islamic Medical Association of South Africa (IMASA)

 

Current Subjects

  • Integrated Healthcare Leadership
  • Service Plans and Transdisciplinary Teamwork
  • Community-Based Rehabilitation
  • Hearing Screening
  • Diagnostic Audiometry
  •  Hearing Aid Fitting

 

Research Interests

  • Screening
  • Access to Care
  • Telehealth and mHealth
  • ICF 
  • Hearing Aid Technology 
  • Hearing Aid Fittings 

 

Research Outputs 

Books/Chapters:

  1. Mahomed, F., Swanepoel, D. W., Ayieko, J. (2014). School-age hearing screening. Open access guide to Audiology and Hearing Aids for Otolaryngologists. 
  2. Mahomed-Asmail, F., Louw, A., Swanepoel, D. W. How to fit hearing aids: technical aspects. Open access guide to Audiology and Hearing Aids for Otolaryngologists, 
  3. Mahomed-Asmail, F., Louw, A., Swanepoel, D. W. Hearing aid fitting. Open access guide to Audiology and Hearing Aids for Otolaryngologists. 

Peer-Reviewed Papers:

  1. Mahomed, F., Swanepoel, D.W., Eikelboom, R.H., & Soer, M. (2013).Validity of automated threshold audiometry: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Ear & Hearing, 34(6), 745- 752.
  2. Swanepoel, D.W., Myburgh, H.C., Howe, D., Mahomed, F., & Eikelboom, R.H., (2014). Smartphone hearing screening with integrated quality control and data management. International Journal of Audiology, 53(12), 841-849.
  3. van Tonder, J., Woite, N., Strydom, S., Swanepoel, D.W., & Mahomed, F. (2015). Effect of visual feedback on classroom noise level. South African Journal of Childhood Education, 5(3), 1-6.
  4. Mahomed-Asmail, F., Swanepoel, D.W., & Eikelboom, R. H. (2016). Diagnostic hearing assessment in schools: Validity and time-efficiency of automated audiometry. Journal of American Academy of Audiology, 27, 42-48.
  5. Mahomed-Asmail, F., Swanepoel, D.W., Eikelboom, R. H., Myburgh, H. C., & Hall, J. (2016). Clinical validity of hearScreen™ smartphone hearing screening for school children. Ear and Hearing, 37(1), 11-17.
  6. Mahomed-Asmail, F., Swanepoel, D.W., & Eikelboom, R. H. (2016). Referral criteria for school-based hearing screening in South Africa: considerations for resource-limited contexts. Health SA: Gesondheid, 21, 96-102
  7. Mahomed-Asmail, F., Swanepoel, D.W., & Eikelboom, R. H. (2016). Hearing loss in urban South African school children (grade 1 to 3). International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 84, 27-31.
  8. Van der Aerschot, M., Swanepoel, D. W., Mahomed-Asmail, F., Myburgh, H.C., & Eikelboom, R. (2016). Affordable headphones for accessible screening audiometry: An evaluation of the sennheiser HD202 II supra-aural headphone. International Journal of Audiology, 55(11), 616-622
  9. van Tonder, Swanepoel, D.W., & Mahomed-Asmail, F. (2017). Automated Smartphone Threshold Audiometry: Validity and Time Efficiency. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 28, 200-208
  10. Yousuf Hussein, S., Swanepoel, DW., Biagio de Jager, L., & Mahomed-Asmail, F. (2018). Knowledge and attitudes of early childhood development practitioners towards hearing health in poor communities. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 106, 16-20
  11. Brittz, M., Heinze, B., Mahomed-Asmail, F.,  Swanepoel, DW.,  & Stoltz, A. (in press). Monitoring hearing in an infectious disease clinic with mHealth technologies. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology.
  12. Yousuf Hussein, S., Swanepoel, DW., Mahomed-Asmail, F., & Biagio de Jager, L. (in press). Community-based hearing screening for young children using an mHealth service-delivery model. Global Health Action.


Contact Details

Room 3-25

Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Communication Pathology Building

Tel: 012 420 2490

Email: [email protected]

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