Sandro Burdo was born in Venice, Italy, in 1951. He received thedegree 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 scientiﬁccoordinator 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 230scientiﬁc 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.
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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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.
The presenters for the webinar on February 28th will be Doc.Dr. Astrid Magele, ENT surgeon, and Deputy Head of the Audiology Department Philipp Schörg from the University Hospital St. Pölten, Austria.
Hearing Impairment Reasons,
Newborn Hearing Screening,
Language: English, translate in to Russian
Since 2014 she is is the head of the “Hearing impaired program” of the University clinic St.Poelten. Her interests are focused on Otology and Neurotology.
In addition to general surgeries in the ENT, she does mainly general ear surgeries, cochlear implantations, and implantations of bone conductive hearing aids and active middle ear implants.
She is member of the Otology group of Prof. GM Sprinzl since June 2008. Her main research interests are in clinical trials in the field of hearing implants. She pays special interest to sound localization and speech perception in bilateral users of Vibrant Soundbridge. Another main topic is elderly patients suffering from presbyacusis, and quality of life studies from patients aided with hearing implants.
In addition, she works in the Neurotology team, focusing especially on the rehabilitation of patients with cochlear implants and also on vertigo in adults and children after implantation of CIs.