Lina Reiss, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator and 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, has worn hearing aids since early childhood, and recently got a cochlear implant in May 2020.
Lab members and collaborators
Current lab members: Holden Sanders, Jordan Hill, Nicole Dean, Michela Mondesir, Briana Martinez, Courtney Austin
Photo, from left: Holden Sanders, Katie Truong, Hannah Swanner, Paul Chung, Melissa Lawrence, Morgan Eddolls, Logan Remington, Lina Reiss, Michelle Molis
From left: Melissa Lawrence, Bess Glickman, Nishad Sathe, Lina Reiss, Irina Omelchenko, Morgan Eddolls, Yonghee Oh, Curtis Hartling
Top photo, from left: Yonghee Oh (Postdoctoral fellow), Carly Mattson (Masters student), Bess Glickman (Research assistant), Lina Reiss (Lab Director), Joe McClellan (Otolaryngology resident), Curtis Hartling (Audiologist).