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Presentations and Publications

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AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & Oto Experience 

  • Erin Smith, MD "Relationship between Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and Auditory Processing in African Americans:  The Jackson Heart Study”
  • Kristen Pitts, MD “Nasal Patency in CPAP Use”
  • Amrita Ray, MD "Standardization of a Post-Operative Calcium Monitoring Protocol”

Lousiana Academy of Audiology Conference

  • Vicki Gonzalez, Aud, PhD, "Vestibular Considerations Pre- and Post- Cochlear Implantation"


Mississippi Speech Language Hearing Association (MSHA) Annual Conference

  • William Mustain, PhD, "Introduction to Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring for Audiologists"
  • Grace Sturdivant, AuD, "Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline"
  • Angela Brunson, MS, "Management of Dysphagia in the Geriatric Patient"
  • Rachel Tyrone, MS, "Feeding Therapy 101"
  • Mallory Unchurch, MS, "H.E.L.P.! Healthcare Experience Learned from Professional"
  • Mary Lou Sorey, MS, "The SLP and Developmental Care in the NICU"
  • Meagan Allen, MS, CCC-SLP, “Feeding and Swallowing in the Medically Complex Infant and Child.”
  • Jenna Nassar, MS, “Pediatric Feeding disorders: Culprits and Causes” and “Pediatric Feeding Disorders: Treatment and Management.”


Mississippi Hearing Aid Association 2017 Conference

  • Grace Sturdivant, AuD, "TeleAudiology in Mississippi"


Mississippi Department of Health Early Intervention Program

  • Mary Lou Sorey, MS, "Feeding the Baby with a Cleft Palate"


American Academy of Audiology, Audiology Now!

  • Christopher Spankovich, AuD, PhD, MPH, “Tinnitus Assessment and Management is Primary Care Audiology.”
  • Christopher Spankovich, AuD, PhD, MPH,” Translational Research in Noise and Synaptopathy.”


American Auditory Society

  • Christopher Spankovich, AuD, PhD, MPH; Lauren McNichol, AuD; Mary Frances Johnson, AuD; John Schweinfurth, MD; Charles Bishop, AuD, PhD, “Jackson Heart Study: Central Auditory Processing Deficits and Normal Hearing.”


Louisiana Academy of Audiology Conference

  • Vicki Gonzalez, AuD, PhD, “Cochlear Implants.”


International Surgical Sleep Society Meeting

  • Andrea Lewis, MD, “Sleep Surgery Is Safe as Outpatient Surgery.”


Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting (COSM)

  • Andrew Robichaux, MD, “Disposable Bronchoscope Versus Conventional Bronchoscope for Assisted Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy in a Medical ICU: A Cost Comparison Study.”
  • Laura K. House, MD, “Tinnitus Prevalence, Characteristics and Relationship with Cardiometabolic Risk in an African American Cohort.”
  • Jonathan E. Sorrel, MD, “Relationship of Stroke Risk and Hearing Loss in African Americans.”