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Webinario: Chronic Childhood Ear Infections

About This Webinar Ear infections are not uncommon in children, and most resolve on their own or with antibiotics. But chronic middle ear infections (otitis media) may cause hearing loss or cause additional complications. Emerging Research Grants alumna Regie Santos-Cortez, M.D., Ph.D., will discuss pediatric hearing loss particularly as it relates to chronic middle ear infections. She will address the varied roles genes, tissues in the ear, and bacteria may play in the disorder and the importance of combined clinical and population studies. This free event will take place on Monday, January 31, at 5pm ET (2pm PT, 10pm GMT) with live captioning, and it will be recorded with captions for future viewing.

Meet the Speaker A 2011–2012 Emerging Research Grants (ERG) scientist, Regie Santos-Cortez, M.D., Ph.D., is an associate professor in otolaryngology–head and neck surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Hearing Health Hour is moderated by Anil Lalwani, M.D., a member of Hearing Health Foundation’s Board of Directors and the head of HHF’s Council of Scientific Trustees, which oversees the ERG program. He is a professor and the vice chair for research in the division of otology, neurology, and skull base surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, and a co-director at the Columbia Cochlear Implant Program.

Registration and Accessibility Registration is required for this event. You can submit a question for the live Q&A session that occurs after the presentation when you register, and also for a limited time during the webinar itself. CART captioning will be available. For Zoom support, see HHF’s technical guidelines.

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