p-ISSN 2083-389x   e-ISSN 2084-3127


Opening of the World Hearing Center and an associated international conference

W. Wiktor Jedrzejczak, Lech Sliwa

JHS 2012; 2(3): SR69-70

ID: 883515

Published: 2012-10-16

The World Hearing Center (WHC) – a new unit of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing (IPPH) – was opened on 10 May 2012. It was especially designed as a center for the complex care of people with congenital and acquired hearing, voice, speech, and balance disorders. The opening was accompanied by an international scientific conference. The program included 21 invited lectures by distinguished scientists from all over the world: Blake Wilson (Durham, USA), Rene Gifford (Nashville, USA), Ad Snik (Nijmegen, The Netherlands), Frans Coninx (Solingen, Germany), Herman Jenkins (Aurora, USA), Nuri Ozgirgin (Ankara, Turkey), Timoleon Terzis (Athens, Greece), David McPherson (Provo, USA), Stavros Hatzopoulos (Ferrara, Italy), Andrew Bell (Canberra, Australia), Norbert Dillier (Zurich, Switzerland), Andrzej Czyzewski (Gdansk, Poland), Agnieszka Szczepek (Berlin, Germany), Joseph Attias (Haifa, Israel), Antonio della Volpe (Naples, Italy), Sophia Kramer (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Jose Padilla (Granada, Spain), Ewa Raglan (London, UK).

Keywords: World Hearing Center, conference, Meeting