Dr. Christine Louw

Position 

Clinical Coordinator

 

Academic Qualifications

2003 - B. Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria.

2010 - M. Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria.

2018 - DPhil (Communication Pathology), University of Pretoria (submitted August 2018)

 

Academic and Professional Membership

Member - Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

Member - South African Association of Audiologists (SAAA)

 

Current Subjects

Community-based rehabilitation

Hearing screening 

Diagnostic audiometry

 

Research Interests

Access to care

Telehealth and mHealth

Newborn hearing screening

Electrophysiology assessments

 

Research Outputs 

Peer-Reviewed Papers:

  1. Louw, C., Swanepoel, D. W., Eikelboom, R. H., & Myburgh, H. C. (2017). Smartphone-based hearing screening at primary health care clinics. Ear & Hearing38(2), 93-100.
  2. Louw, C., Swanepoel, D. W., Eikelboom, R. H., & Hugo, J. (2018). Prevalence of hearing loss at primary health care clinics in South Afirca. African Health Sciences18(2), 313-20.
  3. Louw, C., Swanepoel, D. W., & Eikelboom, R. H. (accepted August 2018). Self-reported hearing loss and pure tone audiometry for screening at primary health care clinics. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health

Conference Proceedings:

  • Louw, C., Swanepoel, D., Eikelboom, R. H., Myburgh, H. C., & Hugo, J. (2018). Hearing loss at primary health care clinics in underserved communities in South Africa: Prevalence and novel detection approach. Paper to be presented at the 34th World Congress of Audiology in Cape Town, October 2018
  • Louw, C. (2011). The feasibility of the VivosonicTM Auditory Brainstem Response device in cerebral palsy children. Master's thesis and poster presentation at British Academy of Audiology. 

 

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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