Lessons Learned from UNHS/EDHI Across The Globe

A couple of weeks ago at Hearing International we had a Mother’s Day article honoring Dr. Marion Downs and her work in the development of newborn hearing screening procedures. Part of that discussion suggested that these programs were being initiated in other countries. At that time, I asked Dr. Christie Yoshinaga-Itano from the University of…

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The International Audiology Connection to Mother’s Day

It’s just about Mother’s Day 2011 on May 8th, but how are Mother’s Day and Audiology related? Although it is easy to assume that Mother’s Day was conceived in a boardroom for some card or flower company, a  historical review indicates that the earliest tributes to mothers date back to the annual spring festival the…

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