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National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council (NDCD) Members

Chairperson

Debara L. Tucci, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.

Director
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Bethesda, MD 20892

  • ADAMS, Lisa C., J.D. (2020)

    Founding Member and President
    Massachusetts Hearing Aids for Children
    Coalition
    Newton, MA 02458

  • CAREY, John Patrick, M.D. (2021)

    Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
    The Johns Hopkins University
    School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD 21205

  • EATOCK, Ruth Anne, Ph.D. (2023)

    Professor of Neurobiology
    Dean of Faculty Affairs,
    Biological Sciences Division
    University of Chicago
    Chicago, IL 60637

  • EINHORN, Richard (2022)

    Consultant
    Einhorn Consulting, LLC
    New York, NY 10025

  • ELLIS WEISMER, Susan, Ph.D. (2020)

    Oros-Bascom Professor
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
    Waisman Center
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Madison, WI 53705

  • GOFFMAN, Lisa, Ph.D. (2020)

    Professor and Nelle Johnston Chair
    Callier Center for Communication Disorders
    School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
    University of Texas at Dallas
    Dallas, TX 75235

  • GORDON-SALANT, Sandra, Ph.D. (2021)

    Director, Doctoral Program in Clinical Audiology
    University of Maryland
    College Park, MD 20742

  • HILLMAN, Robert E., Ph.D. (2022)

    Co-Director and Research Director
    Center for Laryngeal Surgery and
    Voice Rehabilitation
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Professor of Surgery
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA 02114

  • KELLEY, Barbara, (2023)

    Executive Director
    Hearing Loss Association of America
    Bethesda, MD 20814

  • KINNAMON, Sue C., Ph.D. (2020)

    Professor
    Department of Otolaryngology
    University of Colorado, Denver
    Aurora, CO 80045

  • LINKE-ELLIS, Nanci (2020)

    Consultant (specialty marketing to audiences with hearing
    and/or vision loss)
    Culver City, CA 90232

  • MORTON, Cynthia C., Ph. D. (2022)

    William Lambert Richardson Professor
    of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive
    Biology
    Professor of Pathology
    Harvard Medical School
    Kenneth J. Ryan, M.D., Distinguished Chair in
    Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Director of Cytogenetics
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Chair in Auditory Genetics
    University of Manchester
    Boston, MA 02115

  • SANES, Dan H., Ph. D. (2023)

    Professor
    Center for Neural Science
    New York University
    New York, NY 10003

  • SEGIL, Neil, Ph.D. (2021)

    Professor of Research
    Keck School of Medicine
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA 90033

  • SIMS, H. Steven, M.D. (2020)

    Associate Professor and Director
    Department of Otolaryngology-
    Head and Neck Surgery
    University of Illinois Medical Center
    Chicago, IL 60612​

  • STROWBRIDGE, Ben W., Ph.D. (2023)

    Professor of Neuroscience
    Departments of Neuroscience and
    Physiology/Biophysics
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Cleveland, OH 44106​

  • YEH, Charlotte S., M.D. (2021)

    Chief Medical Officer
    AARP Services, Inc.
    Washington, DC 20049

  • ZENG, Fan-Gang, Ph.D. (2022)

    Professor of Otolaryngology
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Center for Hearing Research
    University of California, Irvine
    Irvine, CA 92697

Ex Officio

  • BECK, Lucille B., Ph.D.

    Director
    Audiology and Speech Pathology Service
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    Washington, DC 20422

  • HENRY, LaKeisha R., M.D., FACS

    Division Chief, Hearing Center for Excellence
    Defense Health Agency
    Assistant Professor of Surgery, USUHS
    Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland
    Lackland, TX 78236

  • THEMANN, Christa L., M.S., CCC-A

    Research Audiologist
    Hearing Loss Prevention Team
    Division of Applied Research and Technology
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Cincinnati, OH 45226

  • AZAR II, Alex M.

    Secretary
    Department of Health and Human Services
    Washington, DC 20201

  • COLLINS, Francis S., Ph.D., M.D.

    Director
    National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, MD 20892

Executive Secretary

  • JORDAN, Craig A., Ph.D.

    Director, Division of Extramural Activities
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
    Bethesda, MD 20892

Last Updated Date: 
September 9, 2019