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Robert Eikelboom

Adjunct Professor at Ear Sciences Centre, and, University of Western Australia

Rob Eikelboom heads the eHealth Research Group at ESIA working primarily on telehealth. He is also involved in some projects in ear and hearing epidemiology as part of the Busselton Health Study and the Raine Study.
In 2009 he led the development and implementation of Cheers for Ears, a noise induced hearing loss prevention programme for children, focussing on reducing the risks that portable music players pose for permanent hearing loss.


  • 2001–present
    Head of eHealth, Ear Science Institute Australia
  • –present
    Adjunct Professor, The University of Western Australia & Ear Sciences Centre
  • 2012–present
    Extra-ordinary Professor, Department of Communication Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, University of Pretoria


    B.Eng., Western Australian Institute of Technology
    M.Appl.Sc., Curtin University of Technology
    PhD, The University of Western Australia