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Hearing Center of Excellence looking for NOISE study volunteers
Dr. Rozela Melgoza, Department of Defense Hearing Center of Excellence research audiologist at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, completes a study participant's puretone air conduction thresholds to evaluate the entire auditory pathway. Puretone audiometry is one of several tests completed during the 59th Medical Wing’s, in partnership with the HCE, Noise Outcomes in Service members Epidemiology study to help researchers examine and better understand how the long-term progression of hearing impairment and tinnitus among active duty service members is related to military and post-military exposures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin Iinuma)

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