Management of the Tinnitus & Hyperacusis Patient

28TH Annual International Conference


The University of Iowa

June 11-12, 2020

For Professionals and Patients


Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders



Guest of Honor:


Hubert Lim, PhD

Neuromodulation of Tinnitus


Special Presentations


Phil Gander, PhD

Physiological models of Tinnitus



Rich Tyler, PhD

Measuring Tinnitus

Reimbursement, Cochlear Implants for Tinnitus



Fatima Husain, PhD

The Brain and Tinnitus



Maggie Moore, L.I.S.W.

Sleep Therapy


Steven Green, PhD

Biology of Noise Induced Hearing Loss & Tinnitus


Ann Perreau, PhD

Tinnitus Activities Treatment


Marlan Hansen, MD

Medical Treatments


Patricia Cotta Mancini, PhD

Helping Partners of our Tinnitus Patients



Claudia Coelho, MD

Patient centered medical evaluation


Torryn Brazell

The American Tinnitus Association


Shelley Witt, MA/CCC-A

Helping patients with Distressing tinnitus


Bryan M Pollard

Advances in Understanding Pain Hyperacusis

Marc Fagelson, PhD

Treating Recent Tinnitus


Aniruddha Deshpande, PsyD

Tinnitus Apps – Pros and Cons


Stephen Nagler, MD

Barriers to Success in Treating Tinnitus


Industry Representatives

Markus Haller, MBA


Danielle Robertson, Au.D..


Viktoriya Zakharenko, Au.D.


Dana Helmink


Roxanne Kohilakis, Au.D

GN ReSound

Caleb Sparkman



Yezih Mesfin


Special Breakout Sessions

Gander, Husain, Green

Tinnitus and the Brain

Witt, Perreau

Tinnitus Activities Treatment


Measuring Tinnitus

Hébert , Pollard



Neuromodulation Treatments



Intended Audience & Purpose: This conference is intended for otologists, audiologists, hearing aid specialists, psychologists, and all health care professionals, who provide clinical services for patients. The purpose of this conference is to provide a review of current evaluation and management strategies for the treatment of tinnitus and hyperacusis.







Tinnitus Patients and Students




Audiologists, Hearing Aid Specialists, Nurses, Residents, Company Reps and other health care professionals: $395 For registration after May 1, 2019 – please add an additional $50  


Make check payable to Center for Conferences The University of Iowa, 250 CEF: Iowa City, IA, 52242-5000. Phone 800-551-9029. Fax 319-335-4039

Registration Website


Program Website….Refund Policy: All but 15% of the fee is refundable if cancellation is made prior to May .



WEDNESDAY, June 12, 2019
6:00-7:30 pm Welcome Reception


The University of Iowa is the State of Iowa Licensure of Audiologists sponsor # 143. We will provide a certificate verifying your attendance, the program content, and the number of hours you have attended to assist you with CEU requirements in your state.



The Cedar Rapids Airport is 20 miles north of Iowa City. Shuttle service via Airport Shuttle Service to Iowa City is available- phone: 800-725-8460



The Heartland Inn (319-351-8132) (800-334-3277)

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Hilton Garden Inn (319) 248-6100
Hotel Vetro (800-592-0355)

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Elite     MicroTransponder                                      …         Neuromod


Gold       Cochlear Corp


Diamond     ATA


Sponsor         Signia,     MedRx

Phonak     Widex                        .                   Advanced Bionics