MidAtlantic Neonatology Associates is a group of neonatologists, advanced neonatal practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing exemplary neonatal intensive care.

Current Topics in Congenital Hearing Impairment 2010

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Overview

This conference addressed the contemporary topics of hearing loss such as accurate diagnosis of infant hearing loss with a focus on diagnostic patterns to identify auditory neuropathy, the impact of bilirubin on audition and the history and changes of disability in the US with an emphasis on hearing impairment.

Guest Speakers

  • Vinod Bhutani, MD, Professor of Pediatrics Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University, “Bilirubin- Induced Neurologic Dysfunction (BIND).”
  • Susan Burch, Ph.D, Director, Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity, Associate Professor Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, “Every Body: Deaf and Disability History in America”
  • James W. Hall III, Ph.D, Clinical Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, “Accurate Diagnosis of Infant Hearing Loss: First Step in Effective Intervention”

Format

  • Lectures by internationally renowned speakers
  • Clinical forum with open discussions among all attendees
  • Sponsor exhibits by supporting organizations