David Friedmann, MD, has a Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Service Research and Development (HSR&D) grant (PPO 19-397) ending this month that may be of interest to audiologists.
Dr. Friedmann is a neurotologist and skull-base surgeon at the Manhattan New York Harbor VA Medical Center and an associate professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at New York University Grossman School of Medicine. Dr. Friedmann’s HSR&D grant is examining the clinical care of Veterans with severe hearing loss within the VA healthcare system. VA Research Currents recently interviewed Dr. Friedmann about his work.
Interested readers can access the full interview.
Health Services Research & Development. (2022) PPO 19-397 HSR&D study.
Sprey, E. (2022) VA ear surgeon studies management of severe hearing loss in Veterans. VA Research Currents.
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