People in the Lab

Lina Reiss, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator and Lab Director


Lina Reiss, PhD, Lab Director

Dr. Reiss joined the Otolaryngology faculty in January 2010. She obtained an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University in 1997, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2005.  She became involved with cochlear implants when conducting research in the Hybrid cochlear implant clinical trial as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Iowa. She has a severe-profound bilateral hearing loss and has worn hearing aids since early childhood.



Current Lab Members


Lab photo 2015

Clockwise from back row:  Curtis Hartling (audiologist), Gem Stark (lab manager), Daniel Talian (Audiology intern), Yonghee Oh (postdoctoral fellow), Bess Glickman (research assistant), Marissa Montejano (masters student), Mariella Nolfo (masters student), Lina Reiss (Lab Director).



Otology: Timothy Hullar
Oregon Hearing Research Center: Alfred Nuttall, Tianying Ren, Peter Steyger, Wenxuan He
National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR): Erick Gallun, Nirmal Srinivasan


Previous collaborators: Anh Nguyen-Huynh, Hongzhe Li

Audiologists: Rindy Ito, Jessica Eggleston, Keri Bennett, Jennifer Fowler
Audiology interns and externs: Michelle Lang, Jennifer Fowler, Ashley Sobchuk, Anna-Marie Wood
Residents: Daniel Brickman, Shanjean Lee
Medical students: Kayce Spear, Ali Sawani
Visiting Scientists: Hongzheng Zhang
Postdoctoral fellows: Chiemi Tanaka, David Wozny
Undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and masters students: Katie Loera, Emily Walker, Margo Heston, Corey Shayman, Sean Anderson, Toni Burkhard, Razi Muhammed


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