Surgeon-scientist, Washington University alumnus Roland joins Department of Otolaryngology

photo of Lauren Roland, MD

Lauren Roland, MD, is joining the Division of Rhinology in the Department of Otolaryngology as assistant professor. “We are so happy to have Dr. Roland back at WashU,” said John Schneider, MD, chief of Rhinology. “Her research experience with fungal sinusitis will help expand the division’s research into rhinologic conditions that affect our patients. She will be […]

Q&A with alumnus and neurotologist Eric Slattery

Eric L. Slattery, MD, is a neurotologist at the Ear, Nose & Throat Center of Utah, the largest  independent ENT group in Utah, where he is the medical director of the House of Hearing, its audiology division. He is also the director of the Cochlear Implant Center of Utah and vice-chief of otolaryngology of Intermountain […]

Otolaryngology welcomes five new faculty members

The Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University is pleased to welcome five new faculty members, all alums. Whether it’s the Arch, the City Museum, toasted ravioli, or the high level of collaboration and exceptional research environment at WashU, we decided to find out what brought them back to St. Louis. Rajan Dang, MD MD: Icahn […]

Q&A with alumnus and ENT academic leader Kenneth Lee

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Kenneth H. Lee, MD, PhD, is the John W. & Rhonda K. Pate Professor of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Lee specializes in pediatric otolaryngology and serves as director of the Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program at UT Southwestern, director of Pediatric Otolaryngology, UT Southwestern Pediatric Group Plan, and chief of surgery […]

Ogura Lectureship highlights mindful patient care and groundbreaking research

The 39th annual Ogura Lectureship and 34th annual Resident Research Day were held June 18, 2021. The event took a hybrid format for the first time, with resident researchers presenting their findings from the Ogura Learning Center in McMillan Hospital. Guest speaker and otolaryngology alumnus Ellis Arjmand, MD, PhD, presented the Ogura lecture remotely from […]

Q&A with alumnus Ellis Arjmand

The inaugural surgeon-in-chief at Children’s Hospital New Orleans, Ellis Arjmand, MD, PhD, MMM will be the guest speaker for the annual Ogura Lectureship and Resident Research Day, held by the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University. Arjmand completed his otolaryngology residency in 1993 and fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology in 1994 at Washington University and St. […]

Q&A with alumnus Marvin Fried, leader in academic medicine

WashU alumnus Marvin Fried MD with family

Marvin Fried, MD, is professor and university chairman, emeritus, at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  A New York native, Dr. Fried graduated from City College of New York where he received the prestigious New York City Jonas Salk Award and Scholarship. After earning his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. […]

The surgeon-scientist who works to remove scalpels

photo of alums at recent AAO meeting

Crafting furniture in his garage, Clint T. Allen, MD, carves away at oak and walnut, one day creating cabinets or, on another, maybe a countertop for his new bar. An otolaryngologist who trained at Washington University School of Medicine, Allen is like many of his fellow surgeons: he enjoys using sharp tools. Yet when it […]