Webinar Archive: Sound Reception in Marine Mammals

Sound Reception in Marine Mammals – Tuesday, April 24, 2018 – Dr. Darlene Ketten


Darlene Ketten is a marine scientist and neurophysiologist specializing in biomechanics of hearing and hearing loss. She received a B.A., Washington University (Biology; French); M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Biological Oceanography), and Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (Neuroanatomy, Behavioural Ecology; Experimental Radiology). She currently holds joint appointments as Senior Research Scientist in Biomedical Engineering at Boston University and Chief Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Computerized Scanning and Imaging Facility. Dr. Ketten has over twenty-five years’ experience in auditory physiology, noise and blast trauma, and high resolution radiology. She has specialty accreditation in Neuroradiology, Veterinary Pathology, and Forensic Pathology and is a Fellow and designated Subject Matter Expert in Bioacoustics (ASA), Senior Fellow of the National Institutes of Health (NIH/NIDCD), Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and ISO working group member (Underwater Acoustics). She is a Jefferson Science Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences and a Helnholtz International Fellow. Dr. Ketten has served on international and US Federal advisory boards and as a specialty panelist and expert witness for NIH, the National Academy of Sciences, the Marine Mammal Commission, NATO, NOAA, NIH, SACLANT, NIH/CDC on Cochlear Implants, CHABA on Blast Trauma, and EU Polar Research Policy Board, and has provided testimony and briefings for the U.S. House, U.S. Senate, and Pentagon staff.


Watch the recording of the DOSITS Webinar: Sound Reception in Marine Mammals

Please note: While there were some sounds played during the webinar that may have been hard to hear, the audio in the recording has been corrected.