Christina T. Stocking, Au.D, CCC-A

Clinical Associate Professor

Office: 103b Cary Hall
Office Phone: 716.829.2797 x 619

Current Work:

Diagnostic audiology; hearing screening programs; hearing aid evaluation; aural rehabilitation.

Education / Training:

  • Au.D., Pennsylvania College of Optometry, School of Audiology, 2003
  • M.A, SUNY at Buffalo, 1980
  • B.S., Ithaca College, 1978

Employment / Professional Experience:

  • 1988-present, SUNY at Buffalo; Clinical Assistant Professor of Audiology
  • 1993-1997, Williamsville Audiology; Private Practice; Owner
  • 1981-1988, Hearing Evaluation Services of Buffalo; Staff Audiologist
  • 1981-1988, Buffalo Otological Group; Staff Audiologist
  • 1980-1981, National Technical Institute for the Deaf; Audiology Faculty

Professional Honors/ Advisory and Editorial Boards:

  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Audiology from PCO School of Audiology, 2004
  • Award for Continuing Education issued by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
  • Oracle Society, academic and community service award from Ithaca College, 1977
  • Phi Kappa Phi, academic achievement honor fraternity, admitted 1977
  • Summa Cum Laude graduate of Ithaca College, 1978

Research and Creative Activities:

  • Stocking, C. T. (2003). “Tinnitus Retraining Therapy,” Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center, Continuing Education Series for Audiologists.
  • Stocking, C. T. (2002). "Tinnitus Retraining Therapy," Speech and Hearing Association of Western New York.
  • Stocking, C. T. (2002). "Residual Inhibition to Ultrasonic Bone-Conducted and Audiofrequency Air Conducted Stimuli," American Auditory Society.


  • CDS 525: Clinical Processes
  • CDS 591: Clnical Practicum in Audiology


  • Clinic Committee, Member
  • Audiology Faculty Committee, Member
  • Comprehensive Exam Committee, Member,
  • Conference Committee, Member
  • Faculty Search Committee, Member
  • 2006-2007, Organizing committee member for “Advances in Tinnitus”, international tinnitus conference held in June, 2007.
  • 2006, Chair of working committee to implement evidence based practice in UB Audiology clinic
  • 2005-2006, Member, Grievance Committee
  • 2005-2006, Organized Gateway Exam: clinical practical exam for Au.D. students
  • April 2005, Organized hearing aid repair workshop for students, faculty and community audiologists: sponsored by Unitron Hearing
  • March 2005, Organized continuing education program for clinic audiologists: ASHA teleconference on hearing aid verification
  • 2000-present Active participant in the development and revision of clinic protocols for audiology to meet ASHA standards
  • 1998-present, Active participant in development and implementation of tinnitus treatment program and hearing aid dispensing program
  • 1990-1998, Audiology Clinic Coordinator, responsible for oversight of audiology service provision, including schedule, fees, protocols, programs.
  • 1989, Developed and implemented hearing aid dispensing program
  • 1988, Developed and implemented preschool hearing screening program for a nine-center Headstart Program
  • 2006-present, Local coordinator of multi-center NIH funded grant, “Randomized Trial of Tinnitus Retraining Therapy”, authored by R.Tyler, U. of Iowa
  • 2006-present, Research clinician for “somatic tinnitus” study with Dr. R. Simmons
  • 2003-present, Supervision of multiple audiology students on clinical doctorate research projects
  • Spring 2002, Co-Principal investigator for FDA outcome/safety study of an ultrasonic bone-conducted masking device for treatment of tinnitus. Funded by Hearing Innovations, Inc.
  • Spring-Fall 2001, Co-Principal investigator for clinical research project, “The Effectiveness of an Ultrasonic Bone-Conducted Masking Device to Relieve Tinnitus,” Funded by Hearing Innovations, Inc.
  • 1998-1999, Participated in Fertility Acoustics study of hearing changes during menstrual cycle.
  • 1991, Supervised students in Research Methods course on two projects investigating hearing levels in dental students and noise levels in dental clinics and labs
  • Hearing services provided for needy individuals through local Lion’s Club
  • Annual hearing screening for Headstart centers serving approximately 500 children.
  • Speaker and professional support for WNY Tinnitus Support Group
  • Periodic hearing screening and informational lecture for Emeritus Group