Richard Tyler, Ph.D.
Richard Tyler, Ph.D., is currently a professor both in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa. He was trained as a clinical audiologist at the University of Western Ontario and then completed a Ph.D. in psychoacoustics at the University of Iowa. He worked initially at the Institute of Hearing Research in the United Kingdom.
His work includes the quantification of tinnitus as well as the investigation of different treatments. Dr. Tyler sees tinnitus patients weekly and hosts an annual tinnitus treatment workshop. He has edited "Tinnitus Handbook" (2000), "Tinnitus Treatments: Clinical Protocols" (2006) and "The Consumer Handbook on Tinnitus" (2008).
Dr. Tyler has served as a consultant and committee member for the Food and Drug Administration, the Veterans Administration, the World Health Organization, the Institute of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health and the Federal Trade Commission.