Prof Produl Hazarika MBBS, DLO, MS, FACS, FRCS (Edin), FIAO, FUWAI, Fellow of UICC is presently working as an otolaryngologist in NMC Specialty Hospital in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. He is a former professor and head and director of post graduate studies of the department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head&Neck Surgery in Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India. He has 28 years of clinical teaching experience both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with over 100 publications in various national and international journals. He was selected as international guest scholar by the American College of Surgeon in 1986 and has travelled widely to the U.S, Australia, U.K and Malaysia, Switzerland, Mauritius on various fellowship programs. He has conducted various operative workshops abroad and in India. He has taken up an overseas assignment for two years as a consultant and head of the department of ENT, Armed Forces Hospital in Kuwait. He was en elceted chairman of editorial board of Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head&nck Surgery for the years 1996 to the year 1999. He was appointed as external accessor by University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 2000- April 2005. He was the examiner for both undergraduate and post- graduate student of various universities of India He had done pioneering work in Surgical Rehabilitation of alaryngeal patients in India. He has also introduced voice prosthesis known as HRA Prosthesis. He was the first surgeon to introduce Nucleus 22 Channel Nuclear Implant in India in March 1995. The surgical team headed by Dr. Hazarika has popularized skull based surgery in India during the late 80’s and early 90’s. He was instrumental in introducing KTP-532 Laser for the first time in a teaching institution and had carried out extensive laser work. He is the author of three otorhinolaryngology and head and neck textbooks.He is an invited speaker in various national ,regional and state conferences organize by otolaryngologist.
Dr. Holt received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Stillman College and her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from University of Michigan. Following her position as research investigator at the University of Michigan, she completed postdoctoral fellowships at West Virginia University and the University of Michigan. Dr. Holt is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences at Wayne State University. Dr Holt lectures and teaches all of the labs in the Medical Histology and Embryology course, which is part of the year 1 Medical School curriculum. Dr. Holt's research in the field of auditory neuroscience has included studies of the anatomy, physiology, neurochemistry and gene expression of the central auditory system. Specifically, Dr. Holt has expertise in deafness related changes in the gene expression and production of neurotransmitters and ion channels in the auditory brainstem. More recently she has expanded her research to include identifying and measuring correlates of central tinnitus and vestibular disorders by modulating and measuring neuronal activity in central auditory pathway. Dr. Holt's lab uses imaging, optogenetics and gene transfer approaches to explore the effects of noise exposure on hearing and balance related disorders.
Dr. Jean Abitbol is ENT and Phoniatre, Head of Clinic at the Faculty of Medicine of Paris. Passionate for more than 30 years by the scientific and artistic aspect of the voice, he works on vocal cord laser surgery and medical voice imaging. Recognized internationally, he works with American teams on this subject. He was also the oto-rhino who made it possible to watch the human voice by tele-video-endoscopy, in the early 80's.
Stefano Righini, a facial cervical surgeon, specialist in otorhinolaryngology and reconstructive plastic microsurgery, deals with head and neck surgery. His skills range from functional, malformative, reconstructive and oncological surgery to the cosmetic surgery of the craniofacial district. The surgical techniques used are numerous, continuously updated in close relationship with the most important international scientific societies.
Dr. Di Stadio is an Otolaryngologist, specialized in Otology/Neurotology, Facial Plastic Surgery, and Microsurgery. She is currently responsible for the Otolaryngology research line at the San Camillo Hospital IRCCS in Venice (Italy). Her research interests are the neurodegenerative disease. In particular, she studies the involvement of hearing pathways in the neurodegenerative disease as Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer, and Mitochondrial disease. She collaborates with the Columbia University of NY and the Wayne University in Detroit. She is the reviewer for several International peer-reviewed journals and she is the author of several articles published in International Journals.
I am Mohammed A. Gomaa, professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Minia University, Egypt. I am graduated from Minia University in 1990, spent my residency at Minia University Hospital, I spent all of my careers at Minia university till I get the position of the Full professor in 2014. I spent a couple of years as a research fellow at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center from 1996 to 1998 working on head and neck cancer. I am a member of American Academy of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck surgery since 1999 and now serving on Diversity committee also serving now as a Global Liaison of Otorhinolaryngology Section of American National Medical Association. I published 25 articles and another 10 now under publication, I published many of them at international Journal with impact factors. My h-index is 7 and have my papers cited in 163 articles so far. I present a lot of my work at highly ranked international conferences In USA, Europe, Dubai, and of course Egypt. I am the consultant, Research Leader, and international scholar in the field of Otorhinolaryngology. https://scholar.google.com.eg/citations?user=5gy5dEoAAAAJ&hl=en
Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale in patients with tinnitus and hearing loss