PORA! Themes September – December 2021

Dear participants and friends of our PORA! Webinars,

another summer has passed under unusual circumstances and it looks as if we need to cope with the current situation for another couple of months.
At the same time, we strive for normality and this is also why we will start our new cycle of PORA! Webinars on September 12th.

PORA! 16.05. “Deaf child early intervention: the basic biology”

The presenter for the webinar on May 16th will be Dr.Sandro Burdo, Children Hospital Buzzi Milan Italy, Pediatric ENT, Consultant

Keywords: from the pregnancy to the first years of life, considering: genome and connectome concepts; auditory pathways maturation; auditory perception model; rehabilitation priorities distinguishing  communication  brain,   listening brain and hearing; importance and limits of lip reading; pre and post surgery rehab; practical rehab sessions (formal and at home).

Profile: Sandro Burdo

Sandro Burdo, Children Hospital Buzzi Milan Italy, Pediatric ENT, Consultant

 
Sandro Burdo was born in Venice, Italy, in 1951. He received the
degree in surgery and medicine from the University of Milan,Italy, where he gained the specialization in medical Audiology in 1981 and he obtained the regional habilitation as Hospitalexecutive of a complex unit in 2001. During the first years of hiscareer, he was a Researcher at the Audiology Institute of Milan,headed by Prof. M. Del Bo, who contributed to his clinical andscientific formation.
Afterwards he became the scientific
coordinator of the Centro Ricerche e Studi Amplifon for two yearsand finally he was asked by the Ospedale di Circolo of Varese tocoordinate and then to direct the Audiovestibology Unit till the 2010.
He made this unit a leader in Italy concerning the deaf rehabilitation and one of the main European centers concerningcochlear implants in pediatric age with a personal casistic of morethan 1300 cochlear implants.
He was a Professor at the Università degli Studi of Milan, LaSapienza, Rome, at the Università dell’Insubria, Varese, andconsultant for the Foreign Ministry, Health Ministry and theVatican Causae Sanctorum Congregatio.
He was the Scientific Director of Fondazione Audiologica Vareseonlus that works together with the Ospedale di Circolo to managethe Audiovestibologia Unit and its research activity. He was the author of more than 150 publications, among those,30 books or chapters of books. http://www.audiovestibologia.it/
He presented more than 230
scientific communications in national and international congress.His fields of interest are auditory electrophysiology, surgery of theear, cochlear implants, and hearing aids.Actually he is Consultant Otologist and Cochlear ImplantsSurgeon at the Gruppo Otologico Piacenza and at the ChildrenHospital V. Buzzi in Milan.

Profile: Adrian Davis

ADRIAN DAVIS OBE, PhD, FFPH, FSS, HonFRSM, HonD, MSc, BSc

Adrian has led an extraordinary international, multi-award-winning career across academia, healthcare, pharma, quality assurance and MedTech. Amongst his many notable achievements are leading the innovative procurement procedure for hearing aids and diagnostic devices for the NHS, being an integral part in the development of ground-breaking MedTech products and being awarded the OBE for his services to hearing health. He has a record of developing the people that he works with, managing six-figure budgets, and bringing projects in on time.

CORE CAPACITIES
Healthcare Management | Hospitals | Academia | Strategic Planning | Public Speaking | Public Sector | Stakeholder Engagement | Stakeholder Management | Leadership | Innovative Thinking | Entrepreneurship | Medical Publications |

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PORA! 14.03. “Implementation of a Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program in UK”

The next 2 sessions (14.03. and 28.03.) within the framework of the grant program “Cochlear Implantation and Long-Term Support of Deaf Children” received by the Lehnhardt Foundation from the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) for specialists in Kyrgyzstan will be about newborn hearing screening.

 

ADRIAN DAVIS OBE, PhD, FFPH, FSS, HonFRSM, HonD, MSc, BSc

Adrian has led an extraordinary international, multi-award-winning career across academia, healthcare, pharma, quality assurance and MedTech. Amongst his many notable achievements are
leading the innovative procurement procedure for hearing aids and diagnostic devices for the NHS, being an integral part in the development of ground-breaking MedTech products and being awarded the OBE for his services to hearing health. He has a record of developing the people that he works with, managing six-figure budgets, and bringing projects in on time.

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