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5th Annual Waisman Center Day with the Experts: Cochlear Implants

From site: Outreach

Date: Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Time: 9:00 am

Duration: 3 hours, 15 minutes

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Location:

Wiley Conference Center, T216, Second Floor, North Tower

1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705

Contact: 608-263-5837 or palumbo@waisman.wisc.edu

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Learn about the latest advances in research and clinical services and hear from a panel of experts—cochlear implant users and family members.

Free admission and parking

REGISTER: Please register at waisman.wisc.edu/events-experts-ci2016.htm


Schedule

9–9:15 am: Welcome and Introduction to the Waisman Center

9:15–9:45 am: From Sound to “Electric Hearing” – Improving Outcomes with Cochlear Implants
Alan Kan, PhD, Assistant Scientist, Binaural Hearing & Speech Lab at the Waisman Center                         
9:45–10:15 am: Exploring the Relationship Between Memory, Attention and Hearing
Sara Misurelli, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders and Research Fellow, Binaural Hearing & Speech Laboratory at the Waisman Center                              

10:15–10:30 am: BREAK

10:30–11 am: Medical Aspects of Cochlear Implantation: From Initial Evaluation to Post-Operative Recovery
Mark Pyle, MD, Professor, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Academic Vice-Chair, Division of Otolaryngology

11–11:30 am: Question and answer session with a panel of clinicians
                                
11:30 am–12:15 pm: Panel Discussion—A panel of experts including cochlear implant users and family members.
Moderated by Ruth Litovsky, PhD, Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Department of Surgery and Waisman Center Investigator

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