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.
David Friedland, MD, Phd, Professor & Vice-Chair of Otolaryngology & Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Dennis Moore, MD, Otolaryngologist at Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
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
Richard Wiet, MD, Ear Institute of Chicago, Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology & Neurosurgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago
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
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