FREE Symposium on Dizziness & Balance Disorders

On Saturday, April 6, 2013, the AHRF hosted a free symposium on dizziness and balance disorders at the Hilton Suites Chicago/Oakbrook in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. More than 50 people showed up to learn about balance disorders from local phsyicans.

Some of the PowerPoints shown at the event are available here by clicking on the talk titles below.

Introduction to Dizziness and the Vestibular System

David Friedland, MD, Phd, Professor & Vice-Chair of Otolaryngology & Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Clinical Exam for Dizziness

Dennis Moore, MD, Otolaryngologist at Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

Vestibular Tests and Diagnosis

Marcello Cherchi, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Northwestern University, Chicago

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

Miriam Redleaf, MD, Chief of Otology/ Neurotology/ Skull Base Surgery Services, University of Illinois, Chicago

Meniere’s Disease

Richard Wiet, MD, Ear Institute of Chicago, Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology & Neurosurgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago

Migraine-Associated Vertigo

Robert Battista, MD, Ear Insitute of Chicago, Assistant Professor in Clinical Otolaryngology at Northwestern University, Chicago

Vestibular Physical Therapy

Janet Helminski, PhD, PT, Vestibular Therapist, Professor of Physical Therapy, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL

Intra-Tympanic Therapy

Alan Micco, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Neurological Surgery, Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, Chicago

Future Therapies- gene/stem cells/implants

Hinrich Staecker, MD, PhD, Professor of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, University of Kansas, Kansas City, MO