AudiologyNOW! is the world's largest gathering of audiologists. This annual meeting provides participants the opportunity to attend four days of educational sessions, explore the latest in hearing technology, and network with colleagues from around the world. Rebekah F. Cunningham, PhD, Program Committee Chair, welcomes you to AudiologyNOW! 2017.
View the Conference Planner to review all sessions and special event details and descriptions. You can also star sessions and exhibitor booths to visit during AudiologyNOW! 2017.
New Time and Format for 2017! Be there at 8:00 am on Thursday morning (April 6) to be part of the conversation and learn more about the potential impact on you, your future, and your patients.
Shelly Chadha, MBBS, MS, PhD
Medical Officer, World Health Organization (WHO) Programme for Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Loss
Dr. Chadha was trained as an otolaryngologist at the University of Delhi, India, and subsequently undertook doctoral studies in public health at the same university. Prior to joining WHO in 2011, she was a Professor of Otolaryngology at the Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India. She has long-standing experience in community ear and hearing care, planning and policy development for hearing care.
She has served as a member of the national committee for development of National Program for Prevention and Control of Deafness in India. She was closely associated with the development of the Sound Hearing 2030 initiative in the South East Asia region and served as an advisor to CBM.
Dr. Chadha oversees WHO’s work on prevention of deafness and hearing loss including advocacy for prioritization of hearing care; technical support to countries for development of hearing care strategies and development of technical tools and guidance.