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September 1967

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Arch Otolaryngol. 1967;86(3):358-359. doi:10.1001/archotol.1967.00760050360026

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Biographical Information: Dr. Hallowell Davis.—Dr. Hallowell Davis, 71, recipient of the Beltone Institute for Hearing Research second annual award for "distinguished accomplishment as a research investigator," is director emeritus of the research department of Central Institute for the Deaf, St. Louis.

A graduate of Harvard University Medical School, Dr. Davis was an instructor and associate professor of physiology at Harvard from 1924 until he came to Central Institute in 1946.

While at Harvard, he developed the first inkwriting electroencephalograph, a major breakthrough in reading brain waves.

At Central Institute, Dr. Davis collaborated in the development of speech audiometry, a method of testing which has become standard in audiology.

In 1950, Dr. Davis developed

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