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Robert A. Schindler Lecture Focuses on Cochlear Implant Challenges and Solutions

Clough Shelton, MD, an authority who has lectured throughout the world on Neurotology disorders, was this year’s Schindler Lecturer, addressing the topic of Cochlear Implants in his presentation “Challenging Cochlear Implant: Keys to Maximizing Success”. The lecture was held December 6 at UCSF’s Pottruck Auditorium, Rock Hall, on the Mission Bay campus.

"His lecture on innovation in cochlear implantation was especially interesting given Dr. Schindler's lifetime of contribution to this technology at UCSF", said Andrew Murr, MD, Chair of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UCSF.

Dr. Shelton is the Hetzel Endowed Professor and Chief of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery the University of Utah School of Medicine. He is the current president of the American Board of Otolaryngology and is a is a past President of the American Neurotology Society, and the American Otological Society. and a Director of the American Board of Otolaryngology.

The Schindler Lectureship is an endowed program in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco that was established in 2004 by Dr. Robert A. Schindler and Janet Feinberg Schindler. Dr. Schindler was Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of California, San Francisco from 1989 to 1999.

Schindler Lecture (L-R): Charles Limb, MD, Robert A. Schindler, MD, Clough Shelton, MD and Andrew Murr, MD
Schindler Lecture (L-R): Charles Limb, MD, Richard A. Schindler, MD, Clough Shelton, MD, and Andrew Murr, MD