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Friday, October 13, 2017

TIME East Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building West Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration & Coffee
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Welcome - James Saunders & Jackie Clark
[East Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
8:30 AM - 9:10 AM
Invited Guest Speaker - Erin Kobetz
[East Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Moderator: David Pither
[East Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
Earmoulds for hearing aids – what they don’t want you to know!
David Pither

Addressing Affordability, Access and Acceptability for global hearing
Siamak Sani
David Pither

The Potential of a Portable, Sound-isolating Device for hearing loss Screening in Low- and Middle-income Countries
Eric Eisen
Debra Fried
James Saunders

Wireless OAE Probe for Increasing Access to Hearing Health
Odile Clavier
Jesse Norris
Catherine Rieke
Abigail Fellows
Jay Buckey
James E. Saunders
Moderator: Dirk Koekemoer
[West Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
Decentralised access to screening with a smartphone digits-in-noise test: Improving accuracy and efficiency
Karina Swanepoel
David Moore
Cas Smits
De Wet Swanepoel

The Role of Hearing Aids in Improving Learning Outcomes of Children with Hearing Impairment in Selected School for the Deaf in Kenya.
Karia Mathew
Olende Nyindodo
Doris Kwenda
Luqman Lawal
Jeffery Larsen
Chalese Buttars

Do hearing aids improve lives?
Youla Pompilus-Touré
10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Moderator: King Chung
[East Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
The new challenge in the Hard of Hearing community: Fitting hearing impaired persons with Personal sound amplifier products PSAPs in place of hearing aids.
Eneche Audu

Early detection of auditory changes in MDR TB – Validity of extended high frequency audiometry with a smartphone application
Martelle Bornman
De Wet Swanepoel
Robert Eikelboom
Leigh Biagio de Jager

Improving accessibility to AVT via Telehealth
Domitille Lochet

Comparison of Distortion-Product Otoacoustic Emissions between Cambodian and United States Children
King Chung
Mariah Cheyney
Kaitlin Anderson
Kara Combs
Moderator: Hilary Snapp
[West Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
Clinical efficacy of smartphone-based hearing screening for pre-school children in mHealth assisted community-based ECD centers
Shouneez Yousuf Hussein
Faheema Mahomed-Asmail
De Wet Swanepoel
Leigh Biagio de Jager
Karina Swanepoel

Better hearing and better service.. a clinicians perceptive.
sergio Guerreiro

Incorporating Mobile Tablet Audiometry into MDR-TB Treatment
Matthew Bromwich
Renee Lefrancois

“Service Delivery Model and Validation of Low-Cost Hearing Aid Distribution by the Arizona Sonora Borders (ARSOBO) Projects for Inclusion in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico”
Page Beukelman
David Velenovsky
James Dean
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

[East Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
Fostering Parent Leadership and Engagement
Joanne Travers

Dr. C. Jonah Eleweke
Dr. Wahab Owolawi

The Role of a Psychologist in a Pediatric Hearing Loss Program
Ivette Cejas

Circumventing Roadblocks and Barriers
Johanna Lynch

[West Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
Empowering Parents through Education
Kelleigh Bland

Engaging Parents in System Design to Reduce Loss to Follow-up
Dana Yarbrough
Daphne Miller

Reaching Beyond the Clinic: Supporting Children with Hearing loss in the Academic Setting
Kari Morgenstein
Ivette Cejas
Alex Mestres
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Advocacy/Community Engagement
Moderator: Paige Stringer
[East Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
Non-occupational Noise Induced Hearing Loss: Data from CDC
John Eichwald
Yulia Carroll
John Decker

Quality of life of patients with chronic otitis media in Nepal before and after corrective surgery
Robin Youngs
Edward Maile
Puran Tharu
Hannah Blanchford
Rachel Edmiston

Implementation Strategies for Hearing Screening(NIHS) in Nigeria: Exploring the strength in our locals
Akeem Lasisi
Olayinka Sulaiman
Bidemi Yusuf
Olusola Afolabi
Samuel Ogunkeyede
Tajudeen Yusuf
Akeem Lawal
Wale Kelani
Babatunde Adedokun

The Need for National-wide Hearing Screening Programs in Nigeria and other Developing Countries.
Dr. C. Jonah Eleweke
Dr. Wahab Owolawi
Advocacy/Community Engagement
Moderator: James Dean
[West Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
Engaging Corporate Volunteer and Skills Giving Programs
Edie Gibson

Audiology without Borders: What you bring is important but, its what you leave behind that matters.
James Dean

Discovering Motivational causes and empowering local organisations to drive their own hearing care programs
lew tuck

Cochlear Implants: What are the barriers and what can we do to improve access?
Donna Sorkin
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Round Table #1
Early Detection of Hearing Loss
[East Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
Round Table #2
Cochlear Implants in Under Resourced Areas
[West Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Advocacy/Community Engagement
Moderator: Noberto Martinez
[East Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
Aftermath of CGHH Manila 2016: Ushering a National Program in the Philippines
Norberto Martinez

Do hearing aids improve lives? An impact study among a low-income population in Guatemala
Mark Spreckley

Prevalence of Unilateral Hearing Loss and Impact on Communication in US Adults
Janet Choi
Elina Kari
Rick Friedman
Laurel Fisher

community regulation in noise control towards less noise city
Nyilo Purnami
Advocacy/Community Engagement
Moderator: Courtney Caron
[West Ballroom at Shalala Student Services Building]
Enhanced strategies in Screening, Tracking and Follow-Up - different approaches from Germany, Iran, Uzbekistan and Georgia
Peter Bottcher
Peter Matulat

The State of Ear and Hearing Care; Situation Analysis of six sub-Saharan Africa Countries
Luqman Lawal
Isaac Mucharia
Malick Diop
Alfred Mwamba
Titus Ibekwe
Kaitesi Mukara
Wakisa Mulwafu, MBBS, FCORL

The Impact of Globalization on Ear Care and Hearing health in sub-Saharan Africa
Luqman Lawal
Wakisa Mulwafu
Isaac Mucharia
Titus Ibekwe

Awareness as a key factor in providing access to innovative technologies across the globe
Patrick D'Haese
  Posters & Reception
Lakeview Terrace
5:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Pediatric Audiometric Diagnosis of Neonates Presenting Microcephaly Associated to Exposure to the Zika Virus
Maria Raquel Basilio Speri
Sarah Munikhy Bernardo Da Camara
Gustavo Henrique Lima de Paula Batista
Nivia Maria Rodrigues Arrais
Claudia Rodrigues de Souza Maia
Jussara Silva
Fabiana Araújo

Evaluation of a pre-surgical otologic screening tool: a pilot study in rural Kenya
Asitha Jayawardena
Charissa Kahue
James Netterville

The Effect on Loss To Follow Up When Babies are Scheduled for Out- Patient Follow Up Appointments Prior to Hospital Discharge
Patricia Shappell
Amanda Simpson

Controlling False Positives: Tactics that work to bring down refer rates with data from multiple sites as evidence.
Patricia Shappell
Tammy Uehlin

Marilia Pinheiro
Jaciara Fonseca
Maria Raquel Basilio Speri
Fabiana Araújo
Jussara Silva

Special Olympics Healthy Hearing
Jamie Valis
Noise exposure hazard at the Dr. Soetomo Hospital, Surabaya Indonesia
Nyilo Purnami
Dhany Arifianto
Ainun Nadhiroh
Rahma Dewi Kartika

 School Age Hearing Screening for Developing Countries: Practical and Ethical Considerations
Mark Partain
Haley Ravndal

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition: A Special Group Sample for Deaf ASL Users
Lori Day
Tiffany Bridgett

Distance Education Au.D. Degree Bridge Program: Five Year Analysis
Victor Bray
Girija Sundar

Pediatric hearing loss in Kumasi, Ghana: a pilot validation study using in community metrics to establish feasibility of testing.
Gregory Basura
Bruce Edwards
Joyce Anomah
Barbara Frimpong
Easmon Otupiri
Bianca Waller
Rita Larsen-Reindorf
Mohammed Duah

Topic: Effect of the Starkey Hearing Foundation Phase 4 intervention On Speech and Audition on Pupils Living with Hearing Impairment in Kochi; A Quasi Controlled trial
Luqman Lawal
Chalese Buttars
7:15 PM - 9:00 PM
A Global Connection Gala: Making Hearing Health a Priority
'Gala Event Invited Guest Speakers: Michael Chowen, Dr. Shelly Chadha, Dr. Juan Carlos Silva'
[Grand/Center Ballroom at Donna Shalala Student Activity Center]