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Congratulations to our Fellows and Chief Residents! Drs. Joseph DePietro & Dr. Daniel Flis Dr. Murr and Chief Residents Drs. Shethal Bearelly, Daniel Faden & Jeffrey Markey  
Posted June 23, 2016
On June 17 and 18, Katherine C.Y. Sie, MD, Professor from the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital was our visiting Sooy Professor. Her lectures on velopharyngeal insufficiency in cleft palate and other disorders, and on hearing...
Posted June 23, 2016
Resident Research Symposium Drs. Matthew Tamplen and Shethal Bearelly were both awarded 1st place. 1st place winner Dr. Matthew Tamplen 1st place winner Dr. Shethal Bearelly 3rd place winner Dr. Elizabeth Cedars...
Posted June 21, 2016
Professor Mike Merzenich has been awarded the honor of the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience for 2016. Dr. Merzenich shares this honor with Eve Marder from Brandeis and Carla Shatz from Stanford. The prize recognizes Mike’s career focus on defining the...
Posted June 02, 2016
Single-sided deafness (SSD) refers to severe hearing loss or complete deafness in one ear, affecting both adults and children. This condition degrades the ability to identify where sounds are coming from, burdens mental resources to process sounds...
Posted May 12, 2016
For 2015, UCSF Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery became the #1 NIH funded department of otolaryngology in the nation. In fact, UCSF medical school itself is the #1 funded medical school in the country. Congratulations to the team! Our research...
Posted April 20, 2016
Long-time UCSF Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery faculty member, Dieter Gruenert, PhD, passed away on April 9, 2016. Dr. Gruenert received his Ph.D. in Biophysics from UC Berkeley in 1982 and was a postdoctoral fellow (1982-1984) in the...
Posted April 18, 2016
The UCSF Voice and Swallowing Center celebrated World Voice Day 2016 on April 13th with events at both the Mt. Zion and Mission Bay cafes. The Voice and Swallowing team of speech pathologists and laryngologists provided information about vocal...
Posted April 18, 2016
We were honored to have Dr. Gayle E. Woodson, MD, FACS, FRCS(C) visit UCSF as the 2016 Lewis Francis Morrison Endowed Lecturer on March 17, 2016. Dr. Woodson is Professor Emerita at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and has devoted her...
Posted April 01, 2016
It gives me great pleasure to announce that Dan Johnson, PhD will be joining UCSF OHNS as a Professor in June, 2016. Dan earned a BS in Chemistry and a BA in Mathematics from North Park University in Chicago. He then matriculated at Princeton where...
Posted March 28, 2016

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