USC Hearing Health Symposium Recorded for Viewing
View the Recorded panel BROADCASTS of the USC Hearing Health Symposium.
Hearing health, research, technology and psychology experts and persons with hearing loss shared their insights and findings on three panels.
Photo by Jonathan Riggs : (l to r) James Boswell, CEO of the House Research Institute; Janette Brown, Ph.D., executive director of the USC Emeriti Center; Pinchas Cohen, M.D., dean of the USC Davis School; John House, M.D. of the House Clinic and House Research Institute
Click on each session link to watch the panel presentations.
To print Symposium handouts, click on the titles below:
To view the double sided Symposium flyer, please click HERE
9:30 a.m. Check-In
Welcome from Dean Pinchas Cohen, USC Davis School of Gerontology and
Janette Brown, Executive Director, USC Emeriti Center
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Session I Exploring Your Hearing Health
Moderator: James D. Boswell, CEO, House Research Institute
Speakers: John W. House, M.D., House Clinic and House Research Institute
John C. Goddard, M.D., House Clinic and House Research Institute
Monica Andriacchi, AuD., House Clinic
11:15 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Session II Latest Research, Communication and Effective Self-Advocacy
Introduction: Charlotte Schamadan, House Research Institute
Moderator: Katherine (Kathi) Hammons, M.Ed., USC Disability Services
Speakers: Aaron Hagedorn, Ph.D., USC Davis School of Gerontology
John Orr, Ph.D., USC Emeriti Center, USC Retired Faculty Association
Alison Freeman, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
Arineh Khachatoorians, Au.D., Shohet Ear Associates
12:30 – 1:15 Box Lunch — Hearing Health Exhibits
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Session III What’s New – Assistive Devices (ALDs), Technologies, Resources
Moderator: Kenneth J. Lopez, Program Chair, Music Industry, Associate Professor, USC Thornton School of Music
Speakers: Ryan Enoch, Contacta, Inc.
Susie Ramirez, EPIC Hearing Healthcare
Roberta Smith, California Telephone Access Program
Reynita Sagon-Alcisto, Au.D., Clinical Application Specialist, Cochlear Americas
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Exhibits Open
Cost: Program, refreshments, and lunch are complimentary. Donations appreciated.
For more information: emeriti.usc.edu or call: 213-740-7122
The exhibit area featured a variety of hearing health product and service providers including but not limited to:
CA Telephone Access
LA Chapter HLAA
EPIC Hearing Healthcare
House Research Institute/House Clinic
* Thank you to the House Research Institute, USC Disability Services & Programs and the USC Credit Union for supporting this special Emeriti Center wellness event. Special thanks also goes to Marilee Potthoff from the House Research Institute who provided most of the speakers and exhibitors and to the USC Disabilities Office for providing CART services for the Symposium.