Recent News and Updates

Membership Renewals
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Ear and Hearing
Ear & Hearing is now an online-only journal.  Only AAS members are able to choose to keep receiving a print copy for an additional fee. Click here for more details.

NIDCD Research Career Transition Award for Nurturing Clinician-Investigators (K22)

American Balance Society
2015 Meeting and Abstract Announcement

Dr. Linda Hood provides an overview of the
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Special Student Opportunity

The American Auditory Society is pleased to offer a special membership opportunity for students! Full time AuD or PhD students enrolled in a non-distance learning program through December 31, 2015, who have not previously received a complimentary student membership, are eligible to receive a free one-year membership in the American Auditory Society.

The first 473 students to sign up will receive a complimentary 2015 membership which includes an online subscription to our prestigious Ear and Hearing journal and the opportunity to attend our Annual Scientific and Technology Meeting at a reduced rate.

All 473 available complimentary memberships have now been awarded. Congratulations to the lucky recipients!

This opportunity was made possible by the generous contributions of Cochlear Americas, Etymotic Research, Intelligent Hearing Systems, Knowles Electronics, MED-EL Corporation, Oticon, Siemens Hearing Instruments, and Starkey Hearing Technologies.



42nd Annual Scientific & Technology Conference

The American Auditory Society's 42nd Annual Scientific & Technology Conference will be held March 5 - 7, 2015 at the Chaparral Suites in Scottsdale, Arizona.  

Click here to view detailed program information.

Featured Speakers and Awardees include:

Carhart Memorial Lecture
Can Understanding the Complex Nature of DPOAE Generation Make the DP-gram More Clinically Useful?
Brenda L. Lonsbury-Martin, PhD
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA

Life Achievement Award
Richard H. Wilson, PhD

Translational Research Lecturers

Emerging Technologies in Amplification
Brent Edwards, PhD
EarLens, Menlo Park, CA

Evolution of a Public Health Revolution:  Universal Newborn Hearing Screening
Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, PhD
University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

Translational Vestibular Research: Vestibular Function Testing Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond
Steven D. Rauch, MD
Harvard Medical School, Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary and Mass. General Hospital, Boston, MA

Special Session: Military and VA Research: Advancing our Understanding of Hearing 

The VA Rehabilitation and Prosthetics Portfolio: Optimizing Veteran Health Outcomes
Lucille B. Beck, PhD
Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC

Research to Practice:  Contributions from Military and VA Research
Marjorie R. Leek, PhD
VA Loma Linda Healthcare System, Loma Linda, CA

The Operational Impact of Impaired Hearing on Performance in Military Tasks
Douglas S. Brungart, PhD
National Military Audiology and Speech Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

Current Research on Central Auditory Function at the NCRAR
Frederick Gallun, PhD
National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, Portland VA Medical Center; Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Young Investigator Presentation
Brain Plasticity and Adaptability: Factors in Success with Cochlear Implants and Academia
Lina Reiss, PhD
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR





AAS - Audiology Online Lectures

The American Auditory Society has teamed up with Audiology Online to offer a series of 1-hour distance education lectures from prominent members of the Society.  The purpose is to provide an excellent sampling of the research and clinical work being done by our various members.

April, 2015 Lecturer:
Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, PhD
More information will be available soon!

Online lectures can be attended either live or by accessing the recordings 24/7.  View the AAS / AO lecture series archive for information on recorded webinars.

2015 AAS Conference Information

Hotel Reservations: Attendees can call in hotel reservations on the Chaparral's toll-tree reservations number, 1-800-528-1456.  Be sure to reference the American Auditory Society 2015 Annual Meeting to secure our special group rate.

Reservations can also be made online.  Click here to proceed with an online reservation.

Conference Registration: Register before February 1, 2015 to receive the discounted rate. Click here for details.

CEU: The American Auditory Society is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity.  The program is worth a maximum of 1.9 CEUs.  Academy approval of this continuing education activity does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.  Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.

The AAS is no longer a direct ASHA CEU provider.  AAS credit hours cannot be added directly to ASHA’s CE Registry.  You can still use AAS hours towards your ASHA CCC Maintenance Interval.  If audited by ASHA, you will be notified to submit documentation of hours.  AAS will provide all attendees selecting ASHA credits above with a Verification of Attendance form for this purpose.  Credit hours and verification forms will also be kept on file with AAS should attendees need additional copies.



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