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The quarterly American Journal of Audiology (AJA)—an online-only, international, peer-reviewed scholarly journal—has been published continuously since 1991.

Online ISSN: 1558-9137
Print ISSN: 1059-0889


AJA publishes peer-reviewed research and other scholarly articles pertaining to clinical audiology methods and issues, and serves as an outlet for discussion of related professional and educational issues and ideas. The journal is an international outlet for research on clinical research pertaining to screening, diagnosis, management and outcomes of hearing and balance disorders as well as the etiologies and characteristics of these disorders. The clinical orientation of the journal allows for the publication of reports on audiology as implemented nationally and internationally, including novel clinical procedures, approaches, and cases. AJA seeks to advance evidence-based practice by disseminating the results of new studies as well as providing a forum for critical reviews and meta-analyses of previously published work.


The broad field of clinical audiology, including audiologic/aural rehabilitation; balance and balance disorders; cultural and linguistic diversity; detection, diagnosis, prevention, habilitation, rehabilitation, and monitoring of hearing loss; hearing aids, cochlear implants, and hearing-assistive technology; hearing disorders; lifespan perspectives on auditory function; speech perception; and tinnitus.

Impact Factor

The 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2018) Journal Impact Factor is 1.118 and the 5-year Impact Factor is 1.533. AJA ranked 20th of 25 journals in the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology category and 30th of 41 journals in the Otorhinolaryngology category of the Science Citation Index Expanded.


Dr. Sumitrajit Dhar (2016–2019)
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Evanston, IL 60208
Phone:(847) 491-2470


Monita Chatterjee, Boys Town National Research Hospital
Ann Clock Eddins, University of South Florida
Ryan W. McCreery, Boys Town National Research Hospital
Owen Murnane, James H. Quillen VA Medical Center
Kathy R. Vander Werff, Syracuse University

Editorial Board Members

Samira Anderson, University of Maryland
Joan Besing, Montclair State University
Jamie M. Bogle, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
Marc Brennan, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Vijayalakshmi (Viji) Easwar, University of WisconsinMadison
Shawn S. Goodman, The University of Iowa
Tina M. Grieco-Calub, Northwestern University
Kristen Janky, Boys Town National Research Hospital
M. Samantha Lewis, Oregon Health & Science University
Edward Lobarinas, The University of Texas at Dallas
Tina Penman, VA Portland Health Care System
Erin M. Picou, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Erin G. Piker, James Madison University
Aparna Rao, Arizona State University
Lina A. J. Reiss, Oregon Health & Science University
Christina M. Roup, The Ohio State University
Derek J. Stiles, Boston Children's Hospital
Kim L. Tillery, State University of New York at Fredonia
Nathaniel A. Whitmal III, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ning Zhou, East Carolina University

Instructions for Authors

For general instructions, please download our Author Instructions PDF. For complete details on how to prepare your manuscript and submit it to AJA, please consult the Author Resource Center on the ASHA Journals Academy.

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