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Brain Infection Topic of November's Neuro Night Forum

Improving neurological health through education, research and access to care will be the topic of November’s Neuro Night forum.

OKLAHOMA CITY – Improving neurological health through education, research and access to care will be the topic of November’s Neuro Night forum, scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Fountains at Canterbury, 1404 N.W. 122nd St. A light dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.

During the event, members of the community will have an opportunity to speak directly with experts in the topic presented and discover the cutting edge of research and clinical practice in this area. The forum is part of the Neuro Night series sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience, a consortium of neuroscientists from across the state that serves as a research center and information resource at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

The forum will include a panel of three:

Panelists:

Ann Thompson, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, OU Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
“The Role of the Brain in Hearing”

Richard Kopke, M.D., F.A.C. S., clinical professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, OU Health Sciences Center; physician, Hough Ear Institute, Oklahoma City, OK.
“Hearing for a Lifetime: How Do We Keep It or How Do We Get It Back”

Eva Saffer, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and clinic director, John W. Keys Speech and Hearing Center, OU Health Sciences Center,  Oklahoma City, OK
“Infants Can Hear You Now”

Panelists:

Ann Thompson, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, OU Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
“The Role of the Brain in Hearing”

Richard Kopke, M.D., F.A.C. S., clinical professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, OU Health Sciences Center; physician, Hough Ear Institute, Oklahoma City, OK.
“Hearing for a Lifetime: How Do We Keep It or How Do We Get It Back”

Eva Saffer, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and clinic director, John W. Keys Speech and Hearing Center, OU Health Sciences Center,  Oklahoma City, OK
“Infants Can Hear You Now”

Helen Carabin, D.V.M., Ph.D., presidential professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, OU Health Sciences Center

David Thompson, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, OU Health Sciences Center

Klaas Wierenga, M.D., clinical associate professor, Department of Pediatrics and  Genetics,   OU Health Sciences Center

For more information or to arrange accommodations on the basis of disability, call (405) 271-6267 or visit the center’s website at ouhsc.edu/ocns.