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Anh Nguyen-Huynh, MD, PhD - Otology, Vestibular Program

Anh Nguyen-Huynh, MD, PhD - Audiology, Vestibular Clinic

Anh T. Nguyen-Huynh, MD PhD, is an Assistant Professor in OHSU Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. He graduated from Harvard College with a concentration in Biochemistry, and received both MD and PhD in Molecular Genetics from Harvard Medical School. After completing his residency in Otolaryngology at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, he undertook fellowship training in Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at Stanford University. Dr. Anh, as many of his patients like to call him, is board certified in Otolaryngology and Neurotology.

Dr. Anh is in charge of the Vestibular (Balance) clinic in our department. He treats all disorders of the ear including balance and dizziness problems, infection, hearing loss, vertigo, facial palsy, and tumors of temporal bone and cerebellopontine angle. He is also a very strong researcher, whose studies include the molecular genetics of Meniere Disease, finding better treatment for sudden hearing loss, and improving balance function in patients after surgery for acoustic neuroma.

 


Sarah Liebler, MS, PA-C

Sarah Liebler, MS, PA-C

Sarah Liebler, PA-C, is originally from the Midwest and received her Bachelor of Science degree at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She subsequently completed her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon in 2004. Sarah is a NCCPA board certified physician assistant and an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Sarah returned to OHSU in 2012 to join the Neurotology/Skull Base Surgery team as an instructor. She works closely with Dr Frank Warren and Dr Anh Nguyen-Huynh and enjoys seeing patients with a wide variety of ear and hearing concerns. She also sees patients as part of  the OHSU Cochlear Implant program.

Prior to joining the Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery department, Sarah spent seven years practicing with a private ENT group in Portland. She serves as an instructor and mentor for physician assistant students and is actively involved with the Oregon Health & Science Physician Assistant Program.


Jillian Becker, AUD, CCC-A

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Dr. Becker received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 2007. She graduated from Northern Illinois University as a Doctor of Audiology in 2011.  Dr. Becker specializes in diagnostic audiology for both pediatric and adult patients,  hearing aids, balance and vestibular evaluations and cochlear implants.  Dr. Becker is involved with ongoing clinical research evaluating cochlear implant outcomes.   She enjoys mentoring Audiology doctoral students during their clinical rotations and looks forward to not only assisting in the refinement of their clinical skills, but also helping them discover their true passion in the field of audiology.   Dr. Becker, along with the other members of the OHSU Cochlear Implant Team, presents information about cochlear implants throughout the year to the Hearing Loss Association of Oregon, in addition to other local organizations.  She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.  


Keri O Bennett, Aud, CCC-A

Keri O Bennett, AUD, CCC-A
Keri completed her B.S. in Communicative Disorders from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2001 and went on to graduate from the University of Washington in 2006 as a Doctor in Audiology. In 2011, she completed a certificate in research investigation from the Oregon Health & Science University. She specializes in diagnostic audiology for both pediatric and adult patients. Additionally, Keri conducts clinical research with cochlear implants and hearing aids in the lab of Dr. Lina Reiss.  

Shelly Boelter, AuD, CCC-A

Shally Boelter, Aud, CCC-A

Shelly earned her Master of Science degree in Audiology from Portland State University in 2004. She graduated from Salus University with a Doctor of Audiology degree in 2008. Shelly specializes in adults and aural rehabilitation through hearing instruments and total communication systems. Shelly moved to Oregon in 1999 from Wisconsin. She loves what Oregon offers and spends most of her time outdoors hiking, biking, and running. Regardless of the time of year, she is always eagerly waiting for more snow on Mt. Hood so she and her husband can go skiing!

 


Jessica Eggleston, Aud, CCc-a

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Dr. Eggleston earned her Doctorate in Audiology from the University at Buffalo in 2010.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders and Sciences from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 2005.  She specializes in adult and pediatric diagnostic audiology, hearing aids, balance and vestibular evaluations, and cochlear implants.  She conducts research on cochlear implant and hearing aid patient outcomes and is particularly interested in cochlear implant and hearing aid use combined.   Dr. Eggleston, along with the other members of the OHSU Cochlear Implant Team, present information about cochlear implants throughout the year to the Hearing Loss Association of Oregon, in addition to other local organizations. Dr. Eggleston also enjoys mentoring Doctoral Audiology students and helping them develop into confident Audiologists  She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing-Association.


Jennifer Fowler, AuD, CCC-A

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Jennifer received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech and Hearing Science from The University of Iowa in 2008. She obtained her Master of Arts Degree in Audiology from The University of Iowa in 2011 and graduated from The University of Iowa as a Doctor of Audiology in 2012. Jennifer specializes in diagnostic audiology for pediatric and adult patients, balance assessments, and working with adult and pediatric patients with hearing aids and cochlear implants. 
 


Amy Johnson, AuD, CCC-A

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Amy received her M.A. in Audiology from Western Washington University in 1993. She graduated from Arizona Health and Science University with a Doctor of Audiology in 2006. Amy specializes in diagnostic audiology for both pediatric and adult patients and also works with the hearing aid and vestibular programs at OHSU.

 


Carrie Lakin, AuD, CCC-A

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 Carrie received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Willamette University in 2002.  She graduated from San Diego State/University of California-San Diego as a Doctor of Audiology in 2008.  Carrie specializes in diagnostic audiology for both pediatrics and adults, balance assessment, and working with adult hearing aid and cochlear implant patients.


Jennifer Lane, AuD, CCC-A

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 Jennifer received her M.S in Audiology from San Francisco State University in 2001.  She graduated from the University of Florida with a doctorate in Audiology in 2006.  Jennifer has been with OHSU ENT since 2003 and specializes in vestibular and hearing diagnostics for both pediatric and adult patients.  Her primary interests are hearing aid and assistive listening devices.  Jennifer also participates as a member of the Audiology student externship panel.


Devon Paldi, AuD, CCC-A

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 Devon received her B.S. in Communication Disorders and Sciences from the University of Oregon in 2003 and her M.A. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the Washington State University in 2005.  She graduated from the University of Florida as a Doctor of Audiology  in 2008.  Devon specializes in diagnostic audiology for both pediatrics and adults and works with the hearing aid and vestibular programs here at OHSU.

 


Lina Reiss, PhD

Lina Reiss, PhD
Dr. Lina Reiss joined the department in January 2010 as a researcher in the Cochlear Implant Program and Oregon Health Research Center. She completed a B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University in 1997 and went on to earn a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2005. Dr Reiss completed a Postdoctoral fellowship in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa ( 2005-2009). She joined the OHSU Otolaryngology Department as an Assistant Professor in Otolaryngology and Biomedical Engineering, working as a researcher in outcomes (results)  in patients with cochlear implants.

Dr. Reiss is the director of the Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Research Lab (CIHAR Lab). She is currently recruiting children and adults (normal-hearing, hearing-aid users, and cochlear implant users) for research studies on auditory perception.

  • More about CIHAR Lab research participation opportunities, click here.
  • Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Research Lab, click here.
 

Jessica Van Auken, MA, CCC-A

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 Jessica graduated from Western Washington University – Bellingham, Washington, with her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2002, and her Master of Arts Degree in Audiology and Aural Rehabilitation in 2005.  Jessica specializes in diagnostic audiology and cochlear implants for both pediatric and adult patients, and provides aural rehabilitation therapy for pediatric and adult patients with hearing loss.