Meet Our Team

The Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health draws on the diverse expertise of its faculty members and trainees from a broad array of disciplines in order to advance a global understanding of hearing and its impact on overall patient health. Please select each team member below for a brief summary of their work.

Core Faculty
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Core Faculty Frank R. Lin

Frank R. Lin, MD, PhD is the Director of the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health and a…

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Core Faculty Bonnielin Swenor, PHD, MPH

Bonnielin Swenor, PhD, MPH is the founder and…

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Core Faculty Amber Willink

Amber Willink, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Sydney and adjunct associate…

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Core Faculty Carrie Nieman

Carrie L. Nieman, MD, MPH is an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and…

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Core Faculty Jennifer A. Deal

Jennifer A. Deal, PhD, is an epidemiologist and gerontologist with expertise in cognitive aging…

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Core Faculty Joshua Betz

Josh Betz, MS, is biostatistician in the Johns Hopkins Biostatistics Consulting Center and is a…

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Core Faculty Nicholas Reed

 



Nicholas Reed, AuD is an assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology at…

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Esther Oh, MD, PhD
Core Faculty Esther Oh

Esther Oh, MD, PhD, is an associate professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and…

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Associate Faculty
Christine Mitchell
Associate Faculty Christine Mitchell

Christine Mitchell, ScM is a research associate in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns…

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Associate Faculty Moyses Szklo

Dr. Moyses Szklo, MD, MPH, is a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He received his medical degree…

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Associate Faculty Josef Coresh

Josef Coresh, MD, PhD, is the George W. Comstock Professor of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and…

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Associate Faculty Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD

Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD, is the Scientific Director of the National Institute on Aging and…

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Margaret Korczak, PhD
Associate Faculty Margaret Korczak

Margaret Korczak, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology…

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Marilyn Albert, PhD
Associate Faculty Marilyn Albert

Marilyn Albert, PhD, is director of the Division of Cognitive Neuroscience and a professor in…

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Associate Faculty Mike Weikert

Mike Weikert, MFA, is the founding director of the Center for Social Design and the Master of…

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Associate Faculty Sarah Szanton

Sarah Szanton, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Community-Public Health in the Johns…

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Associate Faculty Adele Goman

Adele Goman, PhD is a research associate in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins…

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Associate Faculty Susan Resnick

Susan Resnick, PhD, is a senior investigator in the Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience at the…

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Staff
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Staff Kening Jiang

Kening Jiang, MHS, joined the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health as a biostatistician…

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Staff Mindy Dmuchowski

Mindy Dmuchowski is the Cochlear Center’s Academic Program Coordinator, where she assists…

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Staff Vidisha Agarwalla

Vidisha Agarwalla is the Cochlear Center’s Social Design Fellow and a graduate of the Social…

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Clarice Myers
Staff Clarice Myers

Clarice Myers, AuD, received her clinical doctorate from Texas Tech University Health Sciences…

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Tara Thallmayer
Staff Tara Thallmayer

Tara Thallmayer, MPH, is a graduate of Temple University with a Masters of Public Health in…

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Molly Sheehan
Staff Molly Sheehan

Molly Sheehan joined the Cochlear Center in Spring 2020 to organize and expand its…

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Audrey Mossman
Staff Audrey Mossman

Audrey Mossman recently graduated from University of Colorado with a B.S. in Biology. Currently…

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Emmanuel Garcia Morales
Staff Emmanuel Garcia Morales

Emmanuel E. Garcia, PhD, joined the Cochlear center for Hearing and Public Health as a…

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Staff Jami Trumbo, Center Administrator

Jami Trumbo, MSPH, received her master’s of science in public health in health education and…

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Staff Laura Sherry

Laura Sherry, AUD, is a research audiologist with the Cochlear Center where she is currently the…

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Staff Shannon Smitherman

Shannon Smitherman received her Bachelor degree in Human Services from the College of Notre Dame…

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POST-doctoral trainees
PRE-doctoral trainees
Julie Yi
Pre-Doctoral Julie Yi

Julie Yi is a medical student taking a research year at the Cochlear Center for Hearing and…

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Perry Pei-Lun Kuo
Pre-Doctoral Perry Pei-Lun Kuo

Perry Kuo is a physician from Taiwan and currently a PhD student in Epidemiology with a focus on…

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Lama Assi, MD
Pre-Doctoral Lama Assi, MD

Lama Assi, MD, is currently an MPH student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public…

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John Shin
Pre-Doctoral John Shin

John Shin is a SHARP fellow at the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health. Before…

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Alison Huang
Pre-Doctoral Alison Huang

Alison Huang, MPH, is a PhD student in the Department of Mental Health. She is interested in…

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Pablo Martinez Amezcua, MD
Pre-Doctoral Pablo Martinez Amezcua, MD

Pablo Martinez Amezcua, MD, received his medical degree from the National Autonomous University…

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Danielle Powell
Pre-Doctoral Danielle Powell

Danielle Powell, AuD, is a doctoral student in Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins…

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Jonathan J. Suen
Pre-Doctoral Jonathan J. Suen

Jonathan J. Suen, AuD, is currently a PhD student at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON…

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JOIN OUR TEAM

Prospective applicants are encouraged to reach out to Jennifer Deal prior to submitting any materials. Materials should be submitted via email to Shannon Smitherman, Academic Program Coordinator, hearingsph@jhu.edu.

 

Contact Shannon Smitherman with questions about submission procedures at 443-287-7779 or hearingsph@jhu.edu.

 

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