Academy Research Conference (ARC) 2014
Hearing Aids and the Brain
Orange County Convention Center, West Building | Orlando, Florida
Wednesday, March 26 (full-day conference)
As the PI of the Academy Research Conference (ARC), I am thrilled with our upcoming program that Dr. Kelly Tremblay, Chair of the ARC, along with her stellar Program Committee have assembled. This year’s topic “Hearing Aids and the Brain” will be a unique opportunity to hear more about the intricate and important relationship between hearing aids and the brain. The relationship between hearing aids and the brain has significant clinical implications with respect to the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with hearing impairment in both the pediatric and adult populations. This can have far-reaching consequences on health and significantly impact quality of life. Much of the information which will be presented would not otherwise be obtained through traditional educational avenues due to the translational, and clinically relevant nature of the presentations.
If you are unfamiliar or have never attended ARC before, It is a wonderful educational and networking opportunity. ARC is equally designed for audiologists who wish to gain a better understanding of the latest research in areas of critical need and positively impact the care of their patients; as well as scientists who want a deeper knowledge and understanding of the latest findings in these translational areas of study.
I would highly encourage clinicians, researchers, and students to attend this outstanding one-day translational conference to learn more from a world renowned panel of experts. Our presenters will include Ryan McCreery, Susan Small, Susan Scollie, Harvey Dillon, Curtis Billings, Jessica Sullivan, Thomas Lunner and Arlene Neuman. Topics will range from brain implications for pediatric amplification to what auditory evoked potentials can tell us about the aided auditory system.
We hope to see you there!
Jennifer Shinn, PhD
University of Kentucky