William L. Lederer joined the Board of Directors in 2008 after spending more than 30 years as Executive Director of the American Hearing Research Foundation. Bill brings with him his decades of experience in fundraising for the American Hearing Research Foundation as well as Ada S. McKinley, Big Shoulders and other local Chicago non-profit organizations. Now in retirement, Bill devotes much of his time to writing poetry and plays and participates in a prison ministry program.
in the news
July 18, 2014 - You've seen your doctor for Ménière's disease. During Ménière's attacks, you may have vertigo, or the feeling that you are spinning. You may also have hearing loss (usually in one ear) and ringing or roaring in the affected ear, called tinnitus.
Ears and Altitude
July 14, 2014 - Ear problems are the most common medical complaint of airplane travelers, and while they are usually simple, minor annoyances, they may result in temporary pain and hearing loss. Make air travel comfortable by learning how to equalize the pressure in the ears instead of suffering from an uncomfortable feeling of fullness or pressure.