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Callier Center for Communication Disorders

North Texas Cochlear Implant Symposium

A Bruton Conference

Friday, May 4, 2018
7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Callier Center:
1966 Inwood Road, Dallas, Texas 75235
Glorig Auditorium

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Cost: Free (continental breakfast and lunch provided)

Featured Speaker:
Sponsored by The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology

Blake Papsin, MD
Otolaryngologist-in-Chief,
The Hospital for Sick Children,
Toronto, Canada.
Professor, University of Toronto.

North Texas Cochlear Implant Symposium

Contact: Linda Sensibaugh at 214.905.3003

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Course Directors and Speakers

Featured Speaker (Sponsored by UTSW):

Blake Papsin, MD
Otolaryngologist-in-Chief,
The Hospital for Sick Children,
Toronto, Canada.
Professor, University of Toronto.

Course Directors:

J. Walter Kutz, MD
Associate Professor 
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Kutz has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Melissa Sweeney, MS, CCC/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Head of Speech Language Pathology 
Cochlear Implant Program Manager
UT Dallas Caller Center for Communication Disorders

Mrs. Sweeney has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Additional Speakers:

Brandon Isaacson, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Co-Director of UT Southwestern Comprehensive
Skull Base Program 
Department of Otolaryngology – HNS

Dr. Isaacson has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

J. Walter Kutz, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Kutz has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Shari Kwon, AuD, CCC/A
Audiologist, Faculty Associate
UT Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders

Dr. Kwon has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Additional Speakers cont.:

Kenneth Lee, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor
Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
John W. and Rhonda K. Pate Professor
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Children's Medical Center Plano

Dr. Lee has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Emily Lund, PhD, CCC/SLP
Assistant Professor
Texas Christian University

Dr. Lund has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Erin Schafer, PhD
Associate Professor 
University of North Texas

Dr. Schafer has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Melissa Sweeney, MS, CCC/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Head of Speech Language Pathology 
Cochlear Implant Program Manager
UT Dallas Caller Center for Communication Disorders

Mrs. Sweeney has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Walter Voit, PhD
Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Dallas

Dr. Voit has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

Andrea Warner-Czyz, PhD, CCC-A
Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas

Dr. Warner-Czyz has no financial or non-financial relationships related to this presentation.

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Schedule

Time

Speaker

Topic

7:30 - 8:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

7:50 a.m.

Welcome

8:00 a.m.

Blake Papsin, MD

TBA

9:00 a.m.

Kenneth Lee, MD, PhD

“Optimizing intracochlear electrode position with a shape memory polymer array”

9:30 a.m.

Becky Crow Clem, MA, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT

“A Case Study in Unlocking the Brain: Hearing Technology + AVT + ACC”

10:00 a.m.

Erin C. Shafer, PhD

“The Power and Potential of Big Data”

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Emily Lund, PhD

“Lexical Restructuring and Phonological Awareness in Children with Cochlear Implants”

11:15 a.m.

Andrea Warner-Czyz, PhD

“Effect of auditory status on recognition of facial expressions by adolescents”

11:45 a.m.

Anthony M. Tolisano, MD

“Music Appreciation After Cochlear Implantation in Adult Patients: A Systematic Review”

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Walter Voit, PhD

“Softening, shape changing polymers for bioelectronics”

1:30 p.m.

Walter Kutz, MD

“Hearing restoration in patients with NF2"

2:00 p.m.

Daniel Killeen, MD

“The Modified Rambo Transcanal Approach for Cochlear Implantation in CHARGE Syndrome”

2:15 p.m.

Jacob B. Hunter, MD

“Cochlear Implantation in Patients with Mitochondrial Diseases: A Multi-Institutional and Literature Review of 37 Cases”

2:30 p.m.

Blake Papsin, MD
Shari Kwon, AuD, CCC/A
Brandon Isaacson, MD
Jacob Hunter, MD
Kenneth Lee, MD
Melissa Sweeney, MS, CCC/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Bethany Baumgart, AuD

Difficult cases in pediatric cochlear implantation

3:30 p.m.

Final announcements and adjourn

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North Texas Cochlear Implant Symposium is a joint program sponsored by the UT Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology.

Callier Center for Communication Disorders UT Southwestern

Bruton Conferences are sponsored by the David Bruton, Jr. Endowed Lecture Series on
Communication Disorders at the Callier Center.

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Previous Symposiums

2016