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Grand Rounds Program at The Eye Institute: Friday, December 9 | 7:30 am - 8:45 am

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PEI Director Presents at ASHA Convention

Recently, Dr. Lindsay Bondurant, pediatric audiologist and director of the Pennsylvania Ear Institute (PEI), presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association’s (ASHA) annual conference.

Hearing Loss in Premature Babies

Hearing loss is one of the most common birth defects for premature babies. According to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), one to three per 1,000 children are born with hearing loss. The incidence rate is even higher for babies admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) – 32 per 1,000 babies – many of whom are born prematurely.

Junior Faculty Feature, Martin Pienkowski, PhD

Inspired by curiosity and all things related to the natural world, Dr. Martin Pienkowski found an interest in many things, but science was his main attraction growing up.