Doctoral & Dissertation Research

Doctoral Research

Year Topic Student Guide
2017 Auditory Temporal Processing & Visual Processing in Children with Deficits in Reading Namita Joshi Dr. C.S. Vanaja
2017 Audio vestibular profile and quality of life in person with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo Sharda Sarda Dr. C.S. Vanaja
2019 Acoustics and perceptual Analysis of Speech in Individuals with Dysarthria Rohini Chand Mall Dr. C.S. Vanaja
2018 Comparative study of phonological awareness in Marathi of typically developing children and children with operated cleft lip and palate Aarti Waknis Dr. C.S. Vanaja
2019 Spoken language processing in children with and without risk for CAPD: A comparative study Piyush Sone Dr. C.S. Vanaja


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SR. No. Topic Student Guide/co-guide
1. Usefulness of in-situ audiometry in hearing aid fitting in individuals with sensorineural hearing loss. Mr.AdityaVinayakChopade Mrs. PrajaktaNalat
2. Quality of life due to dysphagia following head & neck cancers Ms.ZainabAliasgerSojar Mrs. MansiJagtap
3. Impact of performance task on vocal characteristics in voice over artists Ms.PoornimaVinayak Joshi Mrs. MansiJagtap
4. Association of otolith function and quality of life in individuals with prediabetics and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Ms.VaishnaviHemantGajaria Dr. ShardaSarda
5. Awareness of Speech and Language Milestones in Pregnant Women and New Mothers Ms.VedantiArvindPatil Dr. AartiWaknis
6. Parent child interaction and literacy exposure at home in children at risk of reading deficits Ms.SamhitaSwaminathan Dr. Namita Joshi
7. Effect of tinnitus on cognitive performance Ms.Harleen Kaur Dr. ShardaSarda
8. Auditory comprehension abilities of Marathi speaking individuals with Traumatic Brain injury Ms. JuileeNaik Dr. MedhaKarbhari- Adhyaru/ Mrs. ShwetaMundada
9. Cognition and swallowing in persons with mild and moderate dementia-A Preliminary Study Ms.P. Shalini S. Narayanan Ms. SonalChitnis
10. Acoustic and perceptual characteristics of voice following dopamine medication in person with Parkinson's disease Ms.MaitreyeeMilind Kulkarni Mrs. MansiJagtap
11. Quality of Life of individuals with dysphagia secondary to Parkinson's disease. Ms. Prashansha Chauhan Mrs. Rohini Chand Mall
12. Quality of life in individuals with dysarthria secondary to Parkinson's Disease and secondary to stroke Ms.Aishwarya More Mrs. Rohini Chand Mall
13. Analyzing rhythm in Marathi speaking individuals with dysarthria Ms.ShamangiKshitishNakhare Mrs. Rohini Chand Mall
14. Comparison of syntax among Marathi speaking children with cochlear implants and hearing aids Mr.RatanJadhav PRN Dr.MedhaKarbhariAdhyaru
Mr. PiyushSone
15. Quality of life related changes in children with cochlear implants and their families Mr.Nikhil Anil Agrawal Mrs. PrajaktaNalat
16. Development of an Auditory Learning Manual in Marathi for children with Hearing impairment Ms. Aishwarya Ashok Malu Dr. C. S. Vanaja
Mrs. Shweta Deshpande
17. Pragmatic ability of children with severe to profound hearing loss Ms.Hemangi Ashok Vaidya Dr.AartiWaknis
18. Development of tool to assess cognitive linguistic abilities in Marathi speaking individuals Ms.HeminaDawar Ms. SonalChitnis
19. Semantic association skills in individuals with stroke Ms.Audrey Alex Dsouza Ms. SonalChitnis
20. Development of phonological awareness in Marathi in typically developing children with mother tongue Marathi attending English medium & Marathi medium schools. Ms.MrunmayiMilindMeshramkar Dr.AartiWaknis

SR. No. Topic Student Guide / Co-guide
1. A comparative study of Auditory Comprehension Abilities of Marathi Speaking Typically Developing Children and Children with Learning Disability Chougule Rushikesh Mallinath Dr. Medha Karbhari Adhyaru
Mrs. Mansi jagtap
2. Reliability of perceptual assessments of hypernasality due to cleft lip and palate D.V.S.Ektha Mrs. Aarti Waknis
3. Effect of stimulus frequencies on air conducted ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potential in typically developing children Talari Srisailam Mrs. PrajktaNalat
Mrs. Shweta Mundada
4. Effect of Age and Gender on sequential swallow in liquids Dhoni Namrata Krishna Mrs. Mansi Jagtap
5. Subjective and Objective verification of Frequency Compression Technology in individuals with Sensorineural Hearing Loss Darakh Saurabh Shrikant Dr. Sharda Sarda
6. Development of Speech in Noise Test in Marathi for children between 3-6 years. Anjusha M Dr. Sharda Sarda
7. Association between cortical auditory evoked potentials and auditory skills in children using cochlear implant Shantanu Sunil Saundankar Dr.C.S.Vanaja
8. Development of English language in Marathi speaking children attending English medium schools (Senior Kindergarten & Grade I). Kottapurathu Merin Jose Mrs. Aarti Waknis
9. Comparative study of Oral Skills between Preterm Children and Typically Developing Children Shruti Kumari Ms. Sonal Chitnis
10. Cognition and speech understanding in older Adults with Hearing Loss Hely Nimish Shah Dr.C.S.Vanaja
11. Vocal problem and vocal awareness in trainee teachers Ruchi Gokuldas Mundhada Dr.Namita Joshi
12. Comparison of early prelingual auditory skills in typically developing children and children using cochlear implant Hemlata Jaiswara Mrs. PrajktaNalat
13. Information Processing Skills in Healthy Aging Individuals Priyanka Dubey Ms. Sonal Chitnis
14. Development of Pragmatics of Typically Developing Marathi Speaking Children (4 to7 Years) Deshpande Gauri Satyavijay Mrs. Aarti Waknis
15. N3 Potentials and cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in children using cochlear Implants Lamina S Mrs. Prajkta Nalat
16. Time Compressed Speech Test in Hindi Betsy Eapen Mrs. Varenya Kaushik
17. Exploring Semantic Skills in Individuals with Epilepsy Jain Kinjal Dilip Ms. Sonal Chitnis
18. Effect of vocal loading on voice characteristics of individuals with and without Dysphonia Feba Koshy Dr. Namita Joshi
19. Usefulness of Vestibular Screening test in Children with Hearing Impairment Bhagat Hitesh Jitendra Mrs. Prajkta Nalat
20. Association of Client- Centered Questionnaire with SNR 50 in individuals with Hearing Loss Surbhi Trivedi Dr. Sharda Sarda
21. Oromotor and swallowing skills following stroke Ann Rittu Kurian Mrs. Mansi Jagtap
22. Social Communication Abilities of Individuals with Epilepsy Ankit Arora Mrs. Medha Karbhari Adhyaru
Ms. Sonal chitins
23. Development of High Frequency Speech Identification Test in Arabic Language Fatima Mustafa Anwar Mrs. Varenya Kaushik
24. Acoustic, spectral and cepstral analysis of voice of individuals trained in vedic chants Konar Thamaraiselvi Muthu Krishnan Dr. Namita Joshi
25. Reading Comprehension ability of Marathi speaking Typically developing children and children with reading difficulties Jadhav Akshata Vijay Dr. Medha Karbhari Adhyaru
Ms. Shweta Mundada

SR.No. Topic Student Guide / Co-guide>
1. Speech perception in children using bimodal fitting versus children using cochlear implant alone Prakash Bhardwaj Mrs. Sharda Sarda
2. Association of Visual Perceptual skills and Pre-Reading Skills in Typically Developing Hindi Speaking Children Between 3-6 Years Bhargavi Raman Mrs. Namita Joshi
3. Exploring executive functions in neurologically and cognitively healthy individuals versus individuals with stroke: A preliminary study Christina Susan Samuel Mrs. Sonal Chitnis
4. Effect of Advancing Age on Dichotic Listening To Words in Adults with Normal Hearing Sensitivity Kulkarni Madhura Ashok Mrs. Varenya Kaushik
5. Effect of years of Experience on Speaking Voice of Professional Voice Users Kulkarni Suchita Sharad Mrs. Namita Joshi
6. Auditory and Communication skills in Marathi Speaking children with cochlear implants Momin Zeba Kamil Mrs. Prajakta Nalat
7. Reading Skills in Typically Developing Marathi Speaking Children Between 6 to 9 Years Mutha Kajol Dinesh Mrs. Namita Joshi
8. Phonemic Awareness in English in Typically Developing Marathi Speaking children attending English Medium Schools Nellangara Neha Jose Mrs. Aarti Waknis
9. Verbal Fluency and Verbal Diadochokinesis Measures as an important cognitive markers in Individuals with Stroke –An Exploratory Study Nidhiya Babu Mrs. Sonal Chitnis
10. Effect of Dysarthria in Limiting and Restricting Individual’s Functioning in Life :Self Perception and SLP’S Perception Prathiksha Vaidhyanathan Mrs. Rohini Chand Mal
11. Gestural Comprehension in Aphasia-An Explorative Study RevithaThankom George Dr. Medha Karbhari Adhyaru
12. Auditory Perceptual Ratings of Speech Intelligibility of Dysarthria Speakers by Non SLP’S, Trainee SLP’S, and exp SLP’S, Saneer khan R M Mrs. Rohini Chand Mal
13. Effect of Time Compressed speech on Speech Recognition in Adults Sasanka Sekhar Pani Mrs. Varenya Kaushik
14. Air and Bone conducted Ocular Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials in Individuals with Giddiness Sophi Sam Mrs. Prajakta Nalat
15. Cognitive Abilities and Benefit of Noise Reduction Technology in Hearing Aid Users Thokala Dhatri Gangadhararao Mrs. Sharda Sarda

SR.No.   Topic Student Guide / Co-guide
1.   An Investigation of Auditory Comprehension Deficits Among Individuals with Neurological Degenerative Disorders Apala Gupta Dr. Medha Karbhari Adhyaru
2.   Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential induce by Air and Bone conducted stimuli Arun Kumar c Mrs. Prajakta Nalat
3.   Dichotic Rhyme Test In Marathi Gaikwad Meeta Mrs. Varenya Kaushik
4.   Effectiveness of Communication Abilities of Individuals with Aphasia –A preliminary study in the Indian context Gandrajupalli swetha Dr. Medha Karbhari Adhyaru
5.   Pragmatic Development of Children with Cleft Lip and Palate from 1 to 4 years Maheshwari Deepali Ashok Mrs. Aarti Waknis
6.   Development of Language Test in Marathi for Children between 7 to 12 Years Bhagyashree Abhijeet Salunkhe Mrs. Namita Joshi
7.   Development of Bedside Screening Test for Individuals with Dysphagia Phalke Akanksha Arvind Mrs. Rohini Chand Mal
8.   Sentence Recognition In Noise In Native and Non-Native Marathi Speaking Adults Yasha Balakrishna Shetty Mrs. Varenya Kaushik
9.   Effect of Epley’s manuver on Quality of life in individuals with Benign Paroxysmal positional Vertigo Ankit Mrs. Prajakta Nalat
10.   Modified Romberg Test in Persons with and without Vestibular Dysfunction Patil Amit Purushotam Mrs. Sharda Sarda
11.   Speaking rate and Articulation rate of Marathi speaking typically developing children and in children with cleft lip and palate Deshmukh Tanvi Manoj Mrs. Aarti Waknis
12.   Phonological Awareness and Early Reading Skills in English in typically Developing Marathi Speaking Children Parihar Halley Dhala Ram Mrs. Aarti Waknis

SR.No. Topic Student Guide / Co-guide
1. Usefulness of Fukuda and Head Impulse Test in identifying the patients with vestibular dysfunction Neha Jain Mrs. Prajkta Nalat
2. Assessment of Auditory Comprehension Skills of Marathi Speaking School Going Children Chitnis Aakanksha Dr. Medha Karbhari
3. Pragmatic abilities of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the age range of 2-6 Years Gejji Anisha Vivek Mrs. Aarti Waknis
4. A Follow -up study of Dysphagia Recovery in Individuals with stroke. Khade Trupti Mrs.Rohini Chand Mall
5. Development of Auditory Comprehension Test in Marathi Language for individuals with Aphasia Kothari Kiyomi Dr.Medha Karbhari
6. Curriculum Based Language Skills in Hindi for Students Between 12 to 16 Years of Age Sharma Nidhi Mrs. Namita Joshi
7. Pre Reading Skills in Hindi Speaking Children Between 3 to 6 Years Sood Nilanshu Mrs. Namita Joshi
8. Association between Acceptable Noise Level and Self-reported hearing aid benefit Jayaram Priyanka Mrs. Prajakta Nalat
9. Relationship between Speech Intelligibility and Acoustic Parameters of Speech in Individuals with Dysarthria Post Stroke Sharon Mary Oommen Mrs. Rohini Chand Mall
10. Quality of Life in persons with Tinnitus Arushi Kapoor Mrs. Sharda Sarda
11. Cortical Auditory Evoked Potentials and Acceptance Noise level in Hearing Aid Users Mangaonkar Gauri Pradip Mrs. Sharda Sarda

SR.No. Topic Student Guide / Co-guide
1. Amplitude of ASSR and Loudness Growth Function in persons with normal hearing and those with sensorineural hearing loss Amrita Bhandarkar Dr.C.S.Vanaja
2. An Effect of Directional Microphone on SNR-50 Anil Kumar Yadav Mrs.Sharda Sarda
3. Effect of Aging on Acoustic Characteristics of Speech in Healthy individuals Ayesha Massey Mrs.Rohini Chand Mall
4. Perception of high frequency marathi words in noise Bedke Dhanaji Jagannath Dr. C.S. Vanaja
5. SNR-50 and ANL with and without hearing aid in individuals with sensorineural hearing loss Harish Shinde Dr.C.S.Vanaja
6. Development of client centered questionnaire in Marathi for reporting hearing aid benefit Jayvardhan Singh Dr.C.S.Vanaja
7. Development of test of articulation in sentence form in Marathi Marathe Kiran Eknath Mrs.Namita Joshi
8. Exploring language abilities and oro motor abilities in children with stuttering (CWS) and children with no stuttering (CWNS) Neha Tiwari Mrs.Namita Joshi
9. Language Development and speech rate in Gujarati speaking children (3-7years). Shah Vidhiben Sunilkumar Mrs.Aarti Waknis
10. Evaluation of hearing aid benefit using speech ABR and Speech CAEPS Swati Chandel Dr. C.S. Vanaja
11. Quality of life in Individuals with Dysphagia Shreya Kothari Mrs.Rohini Chand Mall
12. Phonological Awareness in English in typically developing children with mother tongue Marathi Tabitha Virginia Chintala Mrs.Aarti Waknis
13. Pragmatic Development of Typically Developing Children from birth to four years. Thakur Zohaa Salim Mrs.Aarti Waknis
14. Association of c VEMP and Caloric test with quality of life in individuals with dizziness Tishya Joshi Ms. Sharada Sarda
15. Effect of age and Gender on cognitive Linguistics abilities in Typical Marathi speaking individuals Yumlembam Pushparani Devi Mrs.Namita Joshi
16. Otolith Functioning in Individuals with Diabetes Mellitus type 2 with and without Polyneuropathy Nuha Ghiyas Mrs.Sharda Sarda

SR.N. Topic Student Guide / Co-guide
1. A comparative investigation of the speech associated attitude of preschool and kindergarten children who do and do not stutter. Bharmal Alifia Kutub Mrs. Maya Sanghi
2. Effect of age on caloric test, gaze test and vestibular evoked myogenic potential Bhat Swati Dilip Mrs. Sharda Sarda
3. Language development of children with cleft palate with/ without cleft lip from 3 to 7 years Chaudhari Sneha Deepak Mrs. Aarti Waknis
4. Development of an acceptable noise level test for Marathi speaking adults with hearing impairment Chavan Supriya Madhavrao Mrs. Sharda Sarda
5. Effect of age and gender on nasalance of typically developing Marathi speaking children. Sunny Chintu Mrs. Aarti Waknis
6. Development of Tinnitus Reaction Index Christy Martin Mrs. Sharda Sarda
7. Assessment of impact of stuttering on quality of life of individuals with stuttering Garima Dixit Mrs. Namita Joshi
8. Language development of children with preterm birth Gupta Namrata Rajesh Mrs. Aarti Waknis
9. Auditory brainstem and cortical evoked responses in individuals with stuttering Hanna Nelson Mrs. Geeta Gore
10. Age effect on SNR-50 in individuals with normal hearing sensitivity Karulkar Rasika Rajiv Mrs. Geeta Gore
11. Perceptual and instrumental analysis of voice of children with cleft palate with/ without cleft lip Kulkarni Sneha Prakash Mrs. Aarti Waknis
12. Effect of training on listener’s perception of speech of individuals with dysarthria Kurdukar Madhura Dhundiraj Mrs. Rohini Chand Mall
13. Comparison of the effectiveness of two methods of vocal hygiene program: a preliminary study. Mehta Urvi Arvindbhai Mrs. Maya Sanghi
14. Test retest reliability of real ear insertion gain in open canal hearing aid designed for individuals with hearing Impairment Nihar Pradhan Mrs. Sharda Sarda
15. Communication related quality of life in individuals with dysarthria- development of a questionnaire. Panicker Rachana Sasidhar Mrs. Rohini Chand Mall
16. Association of caloric, cVEMP and oVEMP in individuals with peripheral vestibular pathology Malik Parul Mrs. Sharda Sarda
17. Acoustical and perceptual evaluation of voice of vocal professionals Pathan Sana Zeb Mushir Mrs. Namita Joshi
18. Effect of exponential amplitude modulation on auditory steady state responses for stimuli with mixed modulation: a preliminary investigation on individuals with sensorineural hearing loss. Patil Sunil Pandurang Dr. C.S.Vanaja
19. Effect of age and gender on voice in 4 to 18 year old typically developing individuals Rawal Sonakshi Rajesh Mrs. Namita Joshi
20. Speech perception in noise and contralateral suppression of otoacoustic emissions in children Sruthi S.G Dr. C.S.Vanaja
21. Analysis of rate in individuals with dysarthria associated with Parkinson's Disease. Yukti Ajwani Mrs. Rohini Chand Mall

SR.No. Topic Student Guide / Co-guide
1. Multi component tympanometry in children with cleft palate. Anu Raj Dr. C.S. Vanaja
2. Dysfluencies in typical Hindi speaking children in the age group of 2 ½ -4 ½ years. Arpita Masih Mrs. Maya Sanghi
3. Assessment of speech intelligibility across various speech task in individuals with Dysarthria. Chithra Kiran M. S Mrs. Rohini Chand Mall
4. Acoustics analysis of segmental features in individuals with dysarthria associated with Parkinson’s disease. Della Maria Jimmy Mrs. Rohini Chand Mall
5. Development of language in children with mother tongue Marathi in the age range of 9-36 months. Dharmapal Dongol. Mrs. Aarti Waknis
6. High frequency tympanometry and acoustic reflexes in neonates and infants with normal hearing. Dipti Gupta Dr. C.S. Vanaja
7. Acoustic & perceptual analysis of stress in individuals with dysarthria associated with Parkinson’s disease. Gayathri Menon Mrs. Rohini Chand Mall
8. Perceptual and instrumental analysis of hyper nasality in individuals with repaired cleft lip and/or palate. Heena Seth Mrs. Aarti Waknis
9. Comparison of scores of locus of control behavior scale in typical individuals and individuals with stuttering. Sachin Kumbhar Mrs. Maya Sanghi
10. Development of early speech perception test for Marathi speaking children with hearing impairment. Kuruvilla Mathew Mrs. Sharda Sarda
11. Singer’s formant in Hindustani classical singers-A preliminary study. Manna Ann Raju Mrs. Namita Joshi
12. Correlation between clinician’s perception & client perception of dysphonia. Nidhin Kurian Mrs. Namita Joshi
13. Efficacy of speech evoked cortical auditory evoked potential (CAEP) in hearing aid verification. Nimisha Khandelwal Dr. C.S. Vanaja
14. The effect of listening environment and earphone style on preferred listening levels in normal hearing adults using mobile phone. Mahendra Sarsambe Mrs. Namita Joshi
15. Effect of age on speech evoked brainstem response. Suraj B. Mrs. Geeta Gore
16. Dizziness handicap, caloric test and VEMP in persons with dizziness: A preliminary report. Swarup Mishra Dr. C.S. Vanaja
17. A screening tool for identification of children with learning difficulty. Swathy Ann Alexander Mrs. Namita Joshi
18. Effect of age on cervical and ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials. Aneesha Wachasundar Mrs. Geeta Gore