Dr. Gopal received her B.S. and M.S. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore, India. She received her Ph.D. in audiology from Michigan State University in 1992. Dr. Gopal’s research interests are internal neuronal network dynamics of cultured auditory cortical neurons, effects of heavy metals and neurotoxins on cultured cortical neurons, auditory evoked potentials in children at risk for central auditory processing disorders and auditory processing in subjects on SSRI medication.