The Latest Department Updates


Our CRC, Austin Zhu, won the first prize for his presentation at the 7th Annual Center for Children's Surgery Research Symposium last week. He was also just informed that he got into McGovern Medical School at UTHouston.
Dr. John Campana was recently named physician of the year at Highlands Ranch Hospital.
Catherine Anderson has been selected as the latest Fadul Award recipient. This award honors the contributions of PRAs who demonstrate the dedication and quality of work to laboratories in the School of Medicine. 
Congratulations to Dr. Vinaya Manchaiah for being awarded an R01 from the NIH for a project that aims to examine the hearing aid service delivery model has been funded (RO1) by the National Institute of Health. This study involves a comparative effectiveness trial to compare the outcomes of prescription hearing aids fitted by hearing healthcare professionals to over-the-counter hearing aids delivered in three separate service delivery models (i.e., self-fit, fit by hearing healthcare professionals, and remote support). 
Maria Machala, NP, is overseeing the creation of a new dizzy clinic.  When asked about the clinic, Maria stated, “I am very excited for the opportunity to build and grow the Dizziness and Balance Clinic here at UCHealth. This multidisciplinary clinic will be comprised of members from Otolaryngology, Neurology, Geriatric Medicine, Physical Therapy, and Audiology. Key features include routine case conferences, an expedited referral process, and coordination of visits with the goal of providing efficient and quality patient care.”
Dr. Chris Discolo has been accepted to the Executive MBA program in Health Administration administered through UC Denver.
The Triological Society Council has formally approved Dr. Scott Mann’s candidacy for Fellowship.



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