Featured Sessions and Grand Rounds

Featured Sessions and Grand Rounds

This interactive learning event will feature a variety of invited featured session and grand round presentations. We are continuing to update these sessions and add more topics and presenter information as we develop the final content. Please check back regularly for more information. Topics and presentations are subject to change.


Opening Keynote Presentation

How Behavioral Economics Can Help People Make Better Decisions 
Daniel Mochon, PhD, Associate Professor, Tulane University


Closing Keynote Presentation

Cultural Humility: A Framework for Action in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 
Debra J. Barksdale, PhD, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, ANEF, FAAN

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, VCU School of Nursing
Professor w/Tenure and Alumni Endowed Professor
RWJF Executive Nurse Fellow Alumna

Featured Sessions and Grand Rounds

Audiology Coding and Reimbursement in Review 2020-2021
Presented by Anna Jilla, AuD, PhD; Shreemanti Chakrabarty, AuD, MBA
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Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo: Science and Protocols for Successful Treatment
Presented by Richard Gans, PhD

Bring It On...Strategies for Balance and Resilience in a Time of Change
Presented by Meg Sopher, President NGU Incorporated
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Enhancing the Auditory Experience for Children Who Wear Hearing Aids
Marion Downs Lecture in Pediatric Audiology

Presented by Ryan McCreery, PhD
Sponsored by the Oticon Foundation

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Ethical Considerations in Audiology Practice
Melissa A. Ferrello, AuD; Victor Bray, PhD; Alison M. Grimes, AuD; and Devon L. Weist, AuD

Grand Rounds

  • Adult Diagnostics
    Moderated by Virginia Ramachandran, AuD, PhD
  • Amplification
    Moderated by David Jedlicka, AuD
  • Pediatrics
    Moderated by Jessica Messersmith, PhD
  • Tinnitus and Sound Sensitivity
    Moderated by Chris Spankovich, AuD, PhD
  • Vestibular
    Moderated by Devin McCaslin, PhD

Point-Counterpoint: The Role of Tele-Practice, Post COVID-19
Presented by David Fabry, PhD; Lori Zitelli, AuD; Anna M. Jilla, AuD, PhD; Terence Limb, AuD; Brian Fligor, ScD; Julie Honaker, PhD
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Hearing Aids in Review
Presented by Catherine Palmer, PhD; Gus Mueller, PhD; and Ryan McCreery, PhD
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Hidden Hearing Loss and Processing Speech-in-Noise: What Audiologists Need to Know and Practice Now
Presented by Bharath Chandrasekaran, PhD, and Edward Lobarinas

Pros and Cons of New Sources of Revenue for the Audiology Practice
Presented by Gyl Kasewurm, AuD

Radiology for Audiologists
Presented by Jennifer Shinn, PhD, and Matthew Bush, MD