Research Day 2022


Join us Monday, April 25 for Cochlear Center Research Day!   Research Day will be held in person, with a virtual option for faculty remarks and the keynote address.  Registration is required for both the in-person and virtual options. 

  • WHERE:  Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore 
  • WHEN:  8:30 am - 3 pm, Monday, April 25

Research Day includes presentations from the Center's core faculty, keynote address by Natalie Phillips, PhD of Concordia University, and poster presentations from Center trainees. 

We begin at 8:30 with the opportunity to greet colleagues and mingle face-to-face over breakfast before the formal program starts at 9:00.  


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9 - 9:25 am:

Welcoming Remarks & Overview of Center Initiatives

Frank Lin, MD, PhD, Professor, Departments of Otolaryngology and Epidemiology

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9:25 - 9:50 am:

Hearing Loss and the Aging Brain

Jennifer Deal, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology

9:50 - 10:15 am

Addressing Hearing Loss in Individuals with Cognitive Impairment

Esther Oh, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology; Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center

10:15-10:30am BREAK

10:30 - 10:55 am

Advancing Hearing Health Equity for Older Adults: Findings from the HEARS Randomized Study

Carrie Nieman, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology

10:55 - 11:20 am

Implementing Modern Clinical Trial Methodology in Hearing-Related Studies

Josh Betz, MS, Assistant Scientist, Department of Biostatistics

11:20 - 11:45 am

Association Between Hearing Loss and Health Care Outcomes: Modifiable or Not?

Nicholas Reed, AuD, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology

11:45-12pm BREAK


Keynote Address: Sensory Function and Its Relationship With Cognition, Brain Imaging, and Dementia

Natalie Phillips, PhD, Professor, Concordia University Research Chair in Sensory-Cognitive Health in Aging and Dementia, Psychology


Lunch and Posters