VA R&D22nd Annual Appalachian Spring Conference


June 11-12, 2015


 Aging of the Hearing and Balance Systems

Principles of Caring for Older Adults
Barbara Weinstein, PhD. City University of New York

Aging and Speech Communication: The Role of Auditory Processing
Larry Humes, PhD. Indiana University       

The Effect of Aging on Benefit from Basic and Premium Hearing Aid Technology
Jani Johnson PhD. University of Memphis


Healthy Aging and Hearing Loss
Barbara Weinstein, PhD., City University of New York

Effects of Age on Vestibular and Balance Systems
Faith Akin, PhD., Courtney Hall, PhD., Owen Murnane, PhD., and Kristal Riska, PhD.; James H. Quillen VAMC, Mountain Home, TN and East Tennessee State University   


Dual Sensory Loss
Katharina Echt, PhD. Birmingham/Atlanta Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Centers; Emory University

Sponsored by:

Auditory  Vestibular Research Enhancement Award Program


James H. Quillen VA Medical Center

Mountain Home, Tennessee


For more information contact:

Genevieve Alexander, M.A.

423.926.1171 ext. 7573


Jeanne Lilly, M.A

423.926.1171 ext. 7555