American Cochlear Implant Alliance
Board of Directors

The Board of Directors exercises all corporate powers and manages the business and affairs of the Alliance. They establish program priorities central to its core mission of sponsoring research, increasing awareness and improving access to cochlear implants through advocacy while providing oversight of all activities carried out in support of its mission.


CHAIR, BOARD OF DIRECTORS


  Meredith Holcomb AuD*
  Director of Cochlear Implants
  Assistant Professor
  University of Miami

 


*denotes Executive
Committee member
FY2018-2019

OFFICERS

  Vice Chair --
  John Dornhoffer MD*
  Professor and Chairman
  Samuel D. McGill Chair in
  Otolaryngology Research
  Director of Otology and
  Neurotology
  University of Arkansas for
  Medical Sciences/Arkansas
  Children’s Hospital

  Secretary --
  Andrea Warner-Czyz PhD*
 
Associate Professor
  University of Texas at Dallas
  Callier Center for
  Communication Disorders


  Treasurer --
  Oliver Adunka MD*
  Professor and Director
  Otology, Neurotology and
  Cranial Base Surgery
  Department of Otolaryngology-
  Head and Neck Surgery
  Ohio State University   Nationwide Children’s Hospital



BOARD OF DIRECTORS


  Amy Lynn Birath AuD
 
Pediatric Audiologist/Speech
  Language Pathologist
  Coordinator of Speech-
  Language Pathology
  The Moog Center for
  Deaf Education

 


  Lori L Bobsin PhD, LSLS
  Cert. AVT
 
Coordinator, Aural
  Habilitation and Outreach
  University of Virginia
  Cochlear Implant Program
  Department of
  Otolaryngology- Head and
  Neck Surgery



  Dr. Kevin D. Brown MD, PhD
 
Associate Professor
  Chief, Division of Otology &
  Neurotology
  Medical Director Children’s
  Cochlear Implant Center
  University of North Carolina

 

 


 
  Camille Dunn PhD
 
Director of Cochlear Implants
  Department of
  Otolaryngology
  Head and Neck Surgery
  University of Iowa
 

 



  Melissa J. W. Hall MA, AuD
  Audiologist
  Speech-Language Pathologist
  University of Florida Health


  David Kelsall MD
 
Medical Director, Rocky 
  Mountain Ear Center PC
 

 

 

  Andrew G. Shuman MD
 
Assistant Professor
  Department of Otolaryngology
  Head and Neck Surgery
  University of Michigan Health
  System

 


  Fred Telischi MD
 
Chairman, Department of 
  Otolaryngology
  Miller School of Medicine
  University of Miami Ear 
  Institute

 



  Daniel M. Zeitler MD
  Co-Director Cochlear Implant
  Program
  Div of Otology & Neurotology
  Dept of Otolaryngology
  Virginia Mason Medical
  Center
  Clinical Faculty, University of
  Washington



  Donna L. Sorkin MA
  Ex Officio Board Member
  Executive Director



Legal Counsel
Steven R. Rech, Partner
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

 
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.