NPHW 2018: The Grand Annual Audiology Debate

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) refers to the use of non-allopathic methods to treat illness. These include means such as acupuncture, acupressure, Chinese medicine, homeopathy, non-prescription drugs, herbs, or supplements. With the rise in the use of CAM to treat 'incurable' conditions like tinnitus (ringing in the ears), audiologists face the question, "Should complementary and alternative medicine be used to treat tinnitus?" This student-led debate will explore both sides of this important and timely question. Parallels can be drawn between tinnitus and similar health conditions such as intractable pain!

Panelists:
Aniruddha K. Deshpande, PhD, CCC-A, Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Hearing Sciences and Director of The Hear-Ring Lab, Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, School of Health Professions and Human Services, Hofstra University 
Wendy C. Silverman, MS, CCC-SLP, Clinic Director and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Hearing Clinic, Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center, Hofstra University 
Jason Thomas, AUD, CCC-A, F-ADA, Clinical Coordinator of Audiology, Speech and Hearing Center, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. John’s University

This event is part of National Public Health Week. Presented by the School of Health Professions and Human Services.

 

For more information and a full schedule of events, please call 516-463-5301 or visit hofstra.edu/nphw2018. #HofNPHW18

 

Date:  Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: 4:15 - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Student Center Theater, Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, North Campus

 Please RSVP: NPHW 2018 RSVP

 

Visit the student organization tables in the Student Center Atrium, Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, North Campus Monday-Friday, April 9-13 to join health promotion activities and received educational health materials.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Cost:

Free

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Location:

Student Center Theater
Student Center - Sondra and David S. Mack
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Health Professions and Human Services
Phone: 516-463-5301
Website: Click to Visit

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