CI2014 Concurrent Sessions Program
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CI2014 Concurrent Sessions Program

Audiology and Hearing Science Sessions

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
1. Music Perception, Appreciation and Therapy: Moderators: Rich Miyamoto, MD & Kristin Uhler, Ph.D
2. Objective Measures for CI Assessment and Clinical Guidance: Moderators: Beth Holstad, AuD & Ted Meyers, MD
3. Music and Speech Understanding in Adults and Adolescents: Moderators: Susan Waltzman, PhD & Audi Wooley, MD
4. Considerations for Clinical Management and Practice Efficiency: Moderators: Ravi Sami, ME & Linsey Sunderhaus, AuD

Friday, December 12th, 2014

1. Anatomical and Physiological Issues Related to CI: Moderators: Karen Gordan, PhD & Larry Lustig, MD
2. Combining Electric and Acoustic Stimulation: Bimodal Hearing and/or Hearing Preservation: Moderators: Robert Cullen, MD & Kristen Lewis, AuD
3. Advancements in Technology and Programming: Moderators: Daniel Coelho, MD & Meg Dillon, AuD
4. Audiological Assessment: Pediatric CI: Moderators: Tim Hullar, MD & Chris Runge, PhD

Saturday, December 13th, 2014
1. Programming and Related Counseling Considerations. Part 1: Moderators: Juan Chiossone, MD & Kelly Lormore, AuD
2. Epidemiological Considerations and Tracking Longitudinal Outcome: Moderators: Nicj Blevins, MD & Lisa Houston , AuD
3. Programming and Related Counseling Considerations. Part 2: Moderators: Tetsuya Tono, MD & Adrian Taylor, AuD


Speech, Language and Education Sessions

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
1. Educational Issues for Children with Cochlear Implants: Moderators: Pat Chute, PhD & Theodore Mason, MD
2. Higher Order Processing: Consideration for Children with CI: Moderators: Anil Lalwani, MD & Richard Schwarz, PhD
3. Outcomes and Considerations for Very Young CI Recipients: Moderators: Melissa Sweeny, MS & Fred Teleschi, MD
4. Complex Cases: Pediatric CI: Moderators: Don Goldberg, PhD & Mike Novak, MD

Friday, December 12th, 2014
1. Speech and Language Outcomes for Pediatric CI: Moderators: Dan Choo, MD & Andrea-Czyz-Warner, PhD
2. Cognitive Considerations for Pediatric CI: Moderators: Tina Grieco-Calub, PhD & Brandon Issacson, MD
3. All About Outcomes: Assessing the Whole Child: Moderators: Sam Gubbels, MD & Johnnie Sexton, AuD
4. Bilateral Cochlear Implantation in Children: Moderators: Michelle Blanchard, AuD & Jose Antonio Rivas, MD

Saturday, December 13th, 2014
1. Potential for Applications of Telehealth: Pediatric Cochlear Implants: Moderators: Meredith Holcomb, AuD & Charles Yates, MD
2.Bone Anchored Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Prostheses: Moderators: Moises Arriaga, MD & Sarah Oakley Holbert, AuD
3. Global Access Panel: Moderator: James Saunders, MD
4. Therapeutic Considerations for Children and Families: Moderators: Teresa Caraway , PhD & Matthew O-Malley, MD
5. Hot Topics in Cochlear Implantation: Moderators: Stanley Pelosi, MD & Stephanie Wieczorek, AuD


Medical/Surgical Issues Sessions

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
1. Pediatric CI: Surgical Considerations and Techniques: Moderators: Stephen Cass, MD & Jacques Herzog, MD
2. Advancements in Implant Surgery: Moderators: Doug Beckous, MD & Kay Chang, MD
3. Imaging and Cochlear Implants: Moderators: Kenny Chan, MD & Brad Welling, MD
4. Electrode and Device Considerations: Moderators: Daniela Carvalho, MD & Jolie Fainberg, AuD

Friday, December 12th, 2014
1. Pediatric Hearing Preservation: Moderators: Andreas Buechner, PhD & Terry Zwolan, PhD
2. Hearing Preservation Panel: Surgical and Audiological Perspectives: Moderators: Colin Driscoll, MD
3. CI In Pediatric Cases of SSD: Moderators: Oliver Adunka, MD & William Shapiro, AuD
4. CI in Children with SSD Panel: Moderator: Cliff Megerian, MD

Saturday, December 13th, 2014
1. National CI Organizations Panel: Moderator: Craig Buchman, MD
2. ABI Panel: Moderator: Thomas Roland, MD
3. ABI: Pediatric Application: Moderators: Matthew Carlson, MD & Carmen Hayman, AuD



The mission of the American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance is to advance access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through research, advocacy and awareness.