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2014

Myers Lecturer Discusses Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Professor Sheng-Po Hao, MD, FICS, delivered the “Eugene N. Myers, MD International Lecture on Head and Neck Cancer” Tuesday morning, fulfilling one of his personal dreams. Dr. Hao, professor and ... Read More

Miniseminar Showcases Academy’s Role in Global Health

As David J. Howard, MD, FRCS, FRCS Ed., from the United Kingdom, walked through the work of a medical clinic in Ghana, he pleaded for help from those attending Tuesday's “Global Health 2014: Our ... Read More

2014 Presidential Citations Include Surprise Presentation

Presidential Citations recognize individuals selected by the president for their outstanding contributions and dedication to the Academy and Foundation. President Richard W. Waguespack, MD, presented ... Read More

Use of Smartphone, NBI for Examination Reviewed in Studies

Twelve presentations were made during Scientific Oral Presentations, “Laryngology/Broncho-Esophagology” Tuesday morning. Use of a New Coupling Device to Record Fiberoptic Laryngoscopies on to a ... Read More

2014 Award Honorees Celebrated During Annual Meeting

Distinguished Award for Humanitarian Service J. Thomas Roland Jr., MD J. Thomas Roland, Jr., MD, is chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the NYU Langone ... Read More

Research Looks at ISSNHL, Tinnitus, Dizziness, and Vertigo

Twelve presentations took interesting looks at research into sudden hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness, and vertigo Tuesday during “Scientific Oral Presentations: Otology/Neurotology.” Stem Cells ... Read More

Speaker Helps Attendees ‘Present Their Best Self’

This year's Women in Otolaryngology (WIO) Section Luncheon keynote speaker, Susan Miller, PhD, delivered bits of confidence-building wisdom Monday during her talk, “Presenting Your Best Self.” Her ... Read More

Negative Research Leads to new Plan to Battle Infections

Cholesteatoma threatens the middle ear with its continuous growth putting pressure on the bones in the area, and its pathophysiology has been a great mystery for centuries. However, research is ... Read More

Miniseminar Shares Clinical Practice Guideline on Allergic Rhinitis

A new guideline for the evaluation and treatment of allergic rhinitis was just submitted to Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery last week. If accepted, it will be published in early 2015. However, ... Read More

Physicians Should Get Ready to Implement ICD-10 in 2015

Concerns over the impact of implementing the ICD-10 coding classifications have led to much handwringing and four delays in its start date. Healthcare professionals need to spend the next year ... Read More