Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences celebrates graduation

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Washington University’s top ranked Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences awarded 12 Doctor of Audiology degrees and 11 Master of Science in Deaf Education degrees this year. On the Danforth campus, ten students celebrated undergraduate degrees that included a Minor in Speech and Hearing Sciences. The Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences recognized its graduates […]

WashU leads effort to standardize the Common Sounds Audiogram

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A team of WashU researchers is working to standardize a common hearing test to improve parents’ understanding of their child’s hearing loss and provide better counseling on hearing interventions. Leading the effort are Otolaryngology faculty Rosalie Uchanski, PhD, and Lisa Davidson, PhD, and former audiology student Cory Hillis. When an infant is diagnosed with hearing […]

WashU makes strong contribution to 2023 Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings

Faculty and residents from the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine shared their expertise and advancements in research and patient care at the recent Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM) in Boston, May 3-7. The annual meeting brings together the membership of the nine COSM societies, otolaryngology residents and fellows in training, medical […]

Next steps for chief residents

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As they prepare for graduation on June 23, five chief residents in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine share their post-graduation plans, reflect on highlights of their training, and offer parting words of advice for their junior colleagues. Please join us in celebrating their successes and many contributions to the department […]

Next steps for our surgical fellows

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Graduating fellows in the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery have spent the past one or two years completing intense surgical training with their specialty mentors. Here they share their future plans and some thoughts on their fellowship experience. Please join us in congratulating these new specialists. Robert Cristel, MD, Fellow in Facial plastic and […]

Q&A with Administrative Assistant Deb Thompson

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Ever wonder what it might be like to raise triplets? Deb Thompson has done just that. Here she fondly reminisces about how they managed with the help of family and the remarkable bond these siblings now share. What are your current duties and how long have you been with Washington University? I am currently administrative […]

Register for Pedal the Cause

Do you like to ride road or gravel bikes? Join team Heads Up and ride! Do you want your kids to learn to help others? Kids aged 3 to 13 can ride in the kids challenge. Do you want to help cure cancer? Ride, volunteer, or donate. Register for team Heads Up and enjoy these […]

Pediatric otolaryngology leads successful repair of rare birth defect

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In a surgical first for St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Division Chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology David Leonard, MD, and a multidisciplinary team of surgeons repaired a rare birth defect and put a young patient back on a path to a normal life. When Hiep Nguyen entered her local Wichita hospital in May 2020, she expected to […]

Welcome new residents!

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Otolaryngology Match 2023 results were announced March 17, and five outstanding medical graduates will join the Department of Otolaryngology as our newest residents. Please join us in welcoming and celebrating the achievements of these new members of the WashU ENT family. CLINICAL TRACK Sam Cler, MDWashington University School of Medicine “My wife and I are […]

WashU Head & Neck Surgery expands fight against cancer

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Basic, clinical and outcomes research are all important avenues to improving our understanding of head and neck cancers and their treatment. The Division of Head & Neck Surgery at Washington University in St. Louis is undergoing an aggressive expansion to tackle the challenges of this devastating disease and provide hope for cancer patients worldwide. Those […]