The International Conference on the Management of the Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patient will take place June 14-15, 2018 at The University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.

This conference is intended for otologists, audiologists, psychologists, hearing aid specialists, and nurses who provide clinical management services for patients with tinnitus. The conference will also provide information to patients who have tinnitus and their family and friends, but it will NOT include individual diagnosis and treatment. The purpose of this conference is to provide a review of current evaluation and management strategies for the treatment of tinnitus and hyperacusis. Upon completion of the program, the participant will be able to discuss the management of tinnitus and the tinnitus patient.

The agenda will include:

Guest of Honor: Anne-Mette Mohr, MA, Existential Psychotherapist Director, House of Hearing, Copenhagen

Patient-Centered Counseling

Special Presentations

Phil Gander, PhD

Tinnitus & Its Effects in the Brain

Rich Tyler, PhD

Measuring Tinnitus, Hyperacusis Treatments

Shelley Witt, MA

Tinnitus Activities Treatment

Maggie Moore, LISW

Sleep Therapy

Steven Green, PhD

Biology of Noise Induced Hearing Loss & Tinnitus

Jeanne Ramalho, MD, PhD

Brain Changes following Treatment

Dan Sun, MD

Medical Treatments

Patricia Cotta Mancini, PhD

Helping Partners of our Tinnitus Patients

Claudia Coelho, MD

Patient centered medical evaluation

LaGuinn Sherlock & Torryn Brazell

The American Tinnitus Association

Hubert Lim, PhD

A New Acoustic and Somatosensory Treatment

Bryan M. Pollard

What it’s like to have Pain Hyperacusis

Fatima Husain, PhD
Some Thoughts on Future Treatments

Marc Fagelson, PhD

Tinnitus Related to Trauma

Industry Representatives

Markus Haller, MBA

Desyncra for Tinnitus

Lisa Klop, AuD


Christine Tan, PhD


Wendy Switalski

Audiology Systems

Julie Bridges, AuD

ReSound Global Audiology

Caleb Sparkman


Courtney Abel, AuD


Ross O’Neill, PhD, MBA


Special Breakout Sessions


Brain Imaging for Tinnitus


Tinnitus Activities Treatment


Measuring Tinnitus


Understanding the Individual Patient


A welcome reception will take place Wednesday, June 13, 2018, from 6-7 p.m.

Continuing Education credits: 

The University of Iowa is the State of Iowa Licensure of Audiologists sponsor # 143. We will provide a certificate verifying your attendance, the program content, and the number of hours you have attended to assist you with CEU requirements in your state.


Make check payable to Center for Conferences The University of Iowa
250 CEF: Iowa City, IA, 52242-5000
Phone 800-551-9029; Fax 319-335-4039

To register online, please click here.

For more information, please click on the program website here.

Refund Policy: All but 15% of the fee is refundable if cancellation is made prior to May 1, 2018.

Physician – $595

Audiologists, Hearing Aid Specialists, Nurses, Residents and other health care professionals – $395
Tinnitus Patients and Students – $99
For registration after May 1, 2018 – please add an additional $50
Source: The University of Iowa
Image: The University of Iowa