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NIDCD Workshop on Epidemiology of Communication Disorders

March 29-30, 2005
Bethesda, Maryland


NIDCD Epidemiology of Communication Disorders Workshop

Diane M. Bless, PhD
Professor, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Wisconsin Medical School
K4/709 Clinical Science Center
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792-7375

Karen J. Cruickshanks, PhD
Director, EpiSense Research Program
Professor, Departments of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Population Health Sciences
University of Wisconsin, 2245 MSC
1300 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Kathleen A. Daly, PhD, MPH
Senior Research Associate (Epidemiology)
Head Neck Surgery Lions 5M International Hearing Center
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Minnesota School of Medicine, MMC 396
420 Delaware Street, S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Dennis Drayna, PhD (Absent)
Principal Investigator, Section on Systems Biology of Communication Disorders
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics
Division of Intramural Research
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), NIH
5 Research Court, Room 2B46, MSC 3320
Bethesda, MD 20892-3320

Valerie B. Duffy, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Dietetics
School of Allied Health, KH 310
University of Connecticut
358 Mansfield Road, Unit 2101
Storrs, CT 06269 – 2101

Susan Felsenfeld, PhD, CCC-SLP
Associate Professor, Department of Speech-Language Pathology
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

George A. Gates, MD
Professor, Department of Otolaryngology − Head & Neck Surgery
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Box 357923
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA 98195

Robert J. Glynn, PhD
Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard University School of Public He
655 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Mary L. Hediger, PhD
Epidemiology Branch
Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH
Building 6100, Room 7B03K
6100 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892-7510

Susan J. Herdman, PhD
Professor, Otolaryngology and Rehabilitation Medicine
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Emory University
1441 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

Donald A. Leopold, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair
Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198–1225

Shawn D. Newlands, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS
Weiss Professor and Chairman
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX 77555-0521

George W. Reed, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine (Biostatistics)
Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
Shaw Building, Room 224
University of Massachusetts School of Medicine
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

Patricia Stelmachowicz, PhD
Director of Audiological Services
Boys Town National Research Hospital
555 North 30 th Street
Omaha, NE 68131

J. Bruce Tomblin, PhD
Distinguished Professor in the Liberal Arts
Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center
Room 120C SHC
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Louis Vernacchio, MD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Boston University School of Public Health, and
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard University Medical School
Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University
1010 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215-1201

Sheila West, PhD (Absent)
El Maghraby Professor of Preventive Ophthalmology
Wilmer Room 129
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
600 N Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205

NIH Program and Review Staff :

Paul W. Eggers, PhD
Program Director, Epidemiology and U.S. Renal Data System
Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH
2 Democracy Plaza Building, Room 615
6707 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892-5454

Mary Ann Guadagno, PhD
Scientific Review Administrator for Epidemiology of Clinical Disorders & Aging Study Section
Division of Clinical and Population-Based Studies
Center for Scientific Review
National Institutes of Health
6701 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892

Teri Manolio, MD, PhD
Director, Epidemiology and Biometry Program
Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Application
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Institutes of Health
Two Rockledge Centre
6701 Rockledge Drive, MSC 7938
Bethesda, MD 20892-7938

NIDCD Contact :

Howard J. Hoffman, MA
Program Director, Epidemiology and Statistics
Translational Research Branch
Division of Scientific Programs
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), NIH
Executive Plaza South, Suite 400A
6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7180
Bethesda, MD 20892-7180
Phone: (301) 402-1843
Fax: (301) 402-0390

Last Updated Date: 
August 26, 2010