Christina Runge, Ph.D., CCC-A, received her doctorate from the University of Iowa in 2002 with a primary focus in auditory neurophysiology. She is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Chief of the Division of Communication Sciences, and Director of the Koss Cochlear Implant Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She regularly presents at regional, national, and international meetings on cochlear implantation and hearing loss. She has co-authored more than 40 scientific articles and book chapters, and has been extramurally funded to study cochlear implants, genetics of hearing loss, and auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder.
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Can a Balloon Relieve Ear Pressure when Flying?
September 26, 2013 - Both frequent fliers and sporadic travelers alike are familiar with the discomfort related to the changing air pressure. While chewing gum during a flight may help some individuals, others need an alternative way to relieve refractory middle ear pressure symptoms. Dr. Jordan Pritikin, a board-certified otolaryngologist at The Chicago Nasal & Sinus Center, discusses an emerging solution for ear pressure discomfort; a transnasal balloon catheter dilation of the Eustachian tube.
Deaf Magazine Illuminates Sign Language on its Pages
September 10, 2013 - DEAF MAGAZINE aims to improve awareness of sign language in Germany and uses augmented reality to bridge the gap between spoken/written language and sign language.