Lecture Series

Lecture Series

The AAA Foundation supports lectures at the American Academy of Audiology Annual Conference designed to provide attendees with a range of opportunities, including scientific enrichment, career development, and professional networking.


The AAA Foundation will support the following lecture at AAA 2019 in Columbus:

This popular lecture series, supported in part by the Oticon Foundation, explores contemporary topics in Pediatric Audiology.  Marion Downs is considered the Mother of Audiology and is reponsidble for the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening to detect and treat hearing loss in newborns and infants.
 
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Considerations for Clinical Care in Pediatric Audiology
 
In 2019, the Marion Downs Lecture in Pediatric Audiology will celebrate its 15th anniversary and will be presented by Glenn Rall, PhD, Christen Szymanski, PhD, and Jolanta McCall, MA, MSc.  The panel of experts will discuss Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the clinical audiologist, and they will explore how the diagnosis may present in an audiologic clinical setting, current knowledge on the science of ASD, and strategies to assist pediatric patients with the diagnosis.

Previous AAA Foundation sponsored lectures are now available on demand through eAudiology:

Improving Patient Care Through Innovation in Workplace Management - The 2017 lecture at the annual conference was presented by Barbara Balik, EdD, MS, RN, on Innovation in Hearing and Balance Care: A Pathway to Transforming Outcomes (.15 CEUs), in Indianapolis, IN. This lecture is available on demand. Philanthropic support provided by Phonak.

Marion Downs Lecture in Pediatric Audiology - The 2017 Marion Downs Lecture at the annual conference was presented by Anu Sharma, PhD, on Brain Chanes in Hearing Loss (.15 CEUs). This popular lecture is available on demand. Philanthropic support provided by the Oticon Foundation.

Topics in Tinnitus Lecture - Delving into the field of tinnitus research, this year's annual lecture at the annual conference, Evidence-Based Tinnitus Management - Inching Toward a Standard of Practice (.3 CEUs/ABA Tier 1), presented by James Henry, PhD, is available on demand. Philanthropic support provided by Widex.