H. Bryan Neel III, MD, PhD Distinguished Research Lecture

About the H. Bryan Neel III, MD, PhD Distinguished Research Lecture

Funded by the Neel family and friends, the H. Bryan Neel III, MD, PhD Distinguished Research Lecture was established in 1993 to disseminate information regarding new developments in biomedical science to the otolaryngologic community and has been a special feature of the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO Experience.

2022 Lecturer

Presented during the Annual Meeting on Tuesday, September 13, 10:45 – 11:45 am (ET).

Konstantina “Tina” Stankovic, MD, PhD, is the Bertarelli Foundation Professor and chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. She is a Harvard-trained ear and skull-base surgeon and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology-trained auditory neuroscientist. Her clinical focus is in otology and neurotology, and she previously served as chief of the Division of Otology and Neurotology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.

In addition to her clinical and administrative duties, she directs a basic science laboratory focused on improving diagnostics and therapeutics for sensorineural hearing loss. She has initiated and led successful cross-departmental, national, and international collaborations to develop and deploy novel molecular diagnostics and therapeutics for hearing loss and otologic diseases in general while educating the next generation of leaders in surgery and science.


Previous Lecturers:

  • 2021: Alexander H. Gelbard, MD
  • 2020: Glenn E. Green, MD
  • 2019: Baran D. Sumer, MD, FACS
  • 2018: Nikolas H. Blevins, MD
  • 2017: Thomas Lee, MD
  • 2016: Martha J. Somerman, D.D.S., Ph.D.
  • 2015: Lloyd B. Minor, MD
  • 2014: Carter Van Waes, MD
  • 2013: Martin A. Birchall, MD
  • 2012: Allan I. Pack, MD, PhD
  • 2011: James Christopher Post, MD, PhD
  • 2010: Joseph P. Vacanti, MD
  • 2009: Martin J. Burton, DM, FRCS
  • 2008: Blake S. Wilson, BSEE and Richard T. Miyamoto, MD
  • 2007: Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D.
  • 2006: Robert McKinnon Califf, MD MACC
  • 2005: Alfred E. Mann, PhD
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