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Ear Health Program

Djaalinj Waakinj

­­Ear Health team student Alumni

Cheryl Da Costa, MD

Hrehan Hakeem, MD

Symone Ishak, Honours

Emily Furness, Honours

Elizabeth Weeda, MD

Ann Thomas, MD

Caroline Fanning, MClinAud

Bernice Ong, MClinAud

Holly Richmond, Honours

Sarah Firns, MClinAud

Tara Prentice, MClinAud

Vaishali Varsana, MClinAud

Samantha Pan, MClinAud

Courtney Zoughby, MClinAud

Jacinta Lim, MClinAud

Kerry Majid, MClinAud


December 2022

Long-term follow-up after recurrent otitis media and ventilation tube insertion: Hearing outcomes and middle-ear health at six years of age

To investigate the long-term impact of recurrent otitis media (rOM) and ventilation tube insertion (VTI) in early childhood on hearing outcomes and middle-ear health three to five years later, in a prospective pregnancy cohort study.

Published research Ear Infections Early Childhood Development Ear Health Vaccine Trials Group Youth Mental Health
October 2022

Supporting the Social-Emotional Well-Being of Elementary School Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing: A Pilot Study

Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, their parents, Teachers of the Deaf, and other community stakeholders were involved in co-designing a web-based resource to support students' social-emotional well-being.

Published research Parenting & Families Ear Infections Early Childhood Development Human Capability Ear Health School and Community Wellbeing
October 2022

Emergence of a multidrug-resistant and virulent Streptococcus pneumoniae lineage mediates serotype replacement after PCV13: an international whole-genome sequencing study

Serotype 24F is one of the emerging pneumococcal serotypes after the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV). We aimed to identify lineages driving the increase of serotype 24F in France and place these findings into a global context.

Published research Infectious Diseases Ear Health